Humanitarian workers discovered 24,000 people sheltering in a makeshift camp in a former militant stronghold, with more than 1,200 dead and hundreds of starving children.
The UN and aid groups say three boats packed with people sank during the busiest week for migrant crossings from Libya to Europe so far this year.
The first case of yellow fever turned up in December in Angola's Luanda province, the country's most populous province and home to the capital city of the same name. The virus has since killed nearly 300 people.
After nearly two weeks of brutal shelling and urban combat, Russia and the United States have declared a tentative ceasefire in Syria's second-largest city.
A US military investigation found that series of human and equipment-related errors led to the attack in Kunduz, which lasted for a full half-hour and killed 42 people before the gunship stopped firing on the hospital.
Syrian government airstrikes and shelling by armed groups have killed dozens of civilians in Aleppo over the past few days, and left the cessation of hostilities agreement in tatters.
Last October, a US gunship bombed a hospital in Kunduz, killing 42 people and wounding 37 others. Five months later, the new US commander in Afghanistan visited the city and apologized.
VICE News teamed up with the humanitarian organization MSF, also known as Doctors Without Borders, to document its mission in the Mediterranean, and speak to some of migrants and refugees who have survived one of the deadliest routes to Europe.
VICE News is at the Idomeni camp in Greece, where one-third of the 13,000 migrants and refugees trapped there are thought to be children — and the humanitarian crisis is rapidly getting worse.
Conflict has forced nearly 2 million children out of school in the world's newest country. Recent violence at a UN-run displacement camp has put a renewed spotlight on security risks.