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VICE News spent seven days in the trenches and bunkers of Ukraine's frontline, getting to know a platoon whose soldiers — and pets — have found flashes of luxury amid a ramshackle existence.
In the past 10 years, 186 North Korean defectors have settled in the US. After facing months or even years of danger and hardship on their journey to America, they often must deal with intense isolation as they struggle to forge new lives.
VICE News spoke to refugees and aid workers in and around Milan's Central Station, one of Europe's largest railway hubs, which has now become a thriving marketplace for people smugglers.
Documents obtained exclusively by VICE News detail how closely CIA officers worked with filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal as they made their movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
More than 300 pages of declassified documents released to VICE News reveal what occurred after a Senate staffer accidentally stumbled upon damning internal CIA documents related to the agency's torture program.
Christopher R. Glenn pleaded guilty to crimes he committed while working as a US military contractor in Honduras. But he may never face accusations in that country that he preyed on young girls in his off hours.
Azerbaijan spent billions to host the European Games, but residents of the area that provides much of the country’s wealth live anything but a life of luxury. VICE News visited the Balakhani oilfields.
America’s massive backlog of DNA evidence collected after rapes is finally being analyzed and run through a national database. But what happens when survivors are told their rapist has been found — sometimes decades after the attack?
With the help of her granddaughters, a tribal elder named Mama Tumeh implemented community-based solutions that have been recognized as the driving force behind Liberia’s success in fighting Ebola.
The 31-year-old liberal activist died on January 24, almost certainly at the hands of Egyptian security forces. Based on an extensive series of interviews, VICE News pieced together how that fateful day unfolded.