2015 the year in review
Thousands drowned and almost a million claimed asylum, while politicians fought bitterly and erected razor wire fences. We look back at the refugee crisis which engulfed Europe in 2015.
Latin Americans took to the streets during 2015 to protest against a flurry of staggering corruption scandals across the region. But while they won some battles, it is still far from clear if they can win the war.
Justin Trudeau’s herculean plan to welcome in Syrian refugees — despite pushback following the Paris attacks by people worried terrorists would hide among them — has already shifted the perception of Canada on this score.
VICE News looks back at a year that saw same-sex marriage legalized in the US and Ireland, and images of gay men apparently being hurled to their deaths by Islamic State militants.
It's no coincidence that protests this year in the Republic of the Congo, Burundi, and South Africa came at a time when Africa's youth population is booming.
The bud business is booming in several states, and next year's election could move the US even closer to legalizing marijuana nationwide.
From the end of Ebola in West Africa to measles spreading at Disneyland, a grim medley of viral and bacterial infections made headlines this year.
Drug lord Chapo Guzmán's escape from a maximum-security prison overshadowed the arrest of other capos and underlined how few new ideas the government has brought to the fight against Mexico's cartels.
VICE News was on the ground to cover the escalating violence across Israel and the Palestinian territories throughout 2015. Here's what we saw.
Spurred by President Obama, political and law enforcement leaders called for changes to the justice system this year — and, extraordinarily, both parties agreed.