Faced with huge medical bills for his sick family, Bassam al-Sheikh Hussein held up a bank to withdraw his own savings, and walked free. He speaks to VICE World News about becoming an unlikely public hero.
Bassam al-Sheikh Hussein was hailed by some in Lebanon despite taking bank workers hostage during a 6-hour siege, indicating the scale of the country's total financial meltdown.
Lokman Slim was shot multiple times as he made his way home, the latest victim of a string of assassinations. His family suspects a powerful political group was behind his murder.
After months of economic and political malaise, anti-government demonstrations have broken out across the country.
As Uganda's President Museveni settles into his fourth decade in power, VICE World News spoke to the young voters that Bobi Wine needs to carry on his movement
Despite government resignations, systemic failures in governance are yet to be addressed.
'We Don’t Know When We're Going to Die' – Young Activists in Lebanon Explain What They're Fighting For
Around 77 percent of young people in Lebanon want to leave the country.