Afghanistan

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India's Gujarat State Is the New ‘Favourite’ Route for Pakistani Cartels Smuggling Drugs to the West

“If a fisherman brings five kgs of heroin along with 500 kgs of fish in his boat, it is very difficult to catch him.”
Pallavi Pundir
4 days ago
Afghanistan

Inside Afghanistan's Desperate Battle to Control a Dam in Taliban Country

The only way in or out is by helicopter.
Andrew Quilty
8.7.19
terrorism

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh Is Getting Out of Prison Today. He Still Might Be Radicalized.

A 2017 report said he “continued to advocate for global jihad and to write and translate violent extremist texts"
Tim Marcin
6.12.19
crime

What It's Like To Lose Your Sister in an Honor Killing

Banaz Mahmod was murdered by her father and uncle even after reporting her fears to the police multiple times. A decade later, her sister Payzee believes that British police still aren't taking honor killings seriously.
Sophie Brown
4.26.19
Antidote

At Work, In the Cold, With Your Whole Family | Strange Sleep Rituals from Around the World

If you're finding it tough to get your proper eight hours, we might be able to help.
Anastasia Miari
3.15.19
Afghanistan

2018 Was the Deadliest Year on Record for Civilians in Afghanistan

“The fact that the number of children killed this year is the highest on record is particularly shocking.”
Tim Hume
2.26.19
violent times

Australia's Deadliest Soldier Discusses Training to Kill

In this episode of Violent Times, we interview Sgt. Paul Cale about state-sanctioned violence.
Mahmood Fazal
2.8.19
violent times

Meet Australia's Deadliest Soldier

Paul Cale earned the nickname Killer Commando after strangling a Taliban leader with his bare hands.
VICE Staff
1.19.19
RACISM

Immigrants in New Zealand Tell Us the Worst Casual Racism They've Encountered

“Oh, so like do you guys like still have slaves in Egypt? Do you have your own slave?”
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
11.22.18
climate change

The Glaciers on Earth's 'Third Pole' Are Bursting, Causing Deadly Floods

Climate change is creating yet another dangerous new phenomenon.
August Rick
8.27.18
Photography

Tim Hetherington's Photos Are a Tender Look at Male Sexuality and War

Before he died in 2011, Tim Hetherington showed us intimate moments between soldiers on the front lines.
Miss Rosen
4.23.18
refugees

Indonesia Is Welcoming Refugees With Forced Curfews and Violent Crackdowns

Asylum seekers and refugees living in Indonesia have always had a rough time. Now, in Makassar, things just got a lot worse.
Nadine Freischlad
2.22.18
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