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News

Pakistan Rage Over India’s ‘Occupation’ of Kashmir Explodes Into the Streets: ‘I Am Ready to Die’

“If there's no solution, we're willing to go to war.”
Hind Hassan
Sean Stephens
Tim Hume
2 days ago
News

Burmese Parents Are Holding Fake Funerals to Keep Their Children Safe

These families will do anything to prevent their children from being recruited by the country’s rebel groups.
Meera Navlakha
7.18.19
LGBTQ

South Korean Military’s Anti-LGBTQ Law Fosters a Culture of Abuse

Amnesty International’s new report reveals disturbing evidence of violence and bullying towards gay and trans soldiers.
Meera Navlakha
7.12.19
UFOS

Attending the ‘World’s Biggest UFO Conference’ Showed Me It's a Golden Age for Believers

We spoke to attendees of ‘Contact in the Desert’ about the US military’s recent acknowledgement that UFOs are maybe a thing.
Nick Rose
6.7.19
News

The Philippines Wants to Revive Mandatory Military Training for High School Students

The Philippine House of Representatives passed a bill requiring mandatory military training for Grade 11 and 12 students under the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program.
Lex Celera
5.22.19
weird

Whale Freed From Harness Was 'Likely' Trained by Russian Navy

We talked to the Norwegian marine biologist who freed a beluga whale from a harness that said "Equipment of St. Petersburg."
Sarah Emerson
4.30.19
korea

Korean Man Acquitted on Charges He Tried to Fatten Himself Up with Fried Chicken to Avoid Army Service

Prosecutors argued that the 22-year-old Korean man intentionally gorged himself on chicken and booze before his physical exam.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thailand’s Annual Military Draft Is a Tough Time for Transgender Conscripts

Until only recently all drafts were required to be publicly shirtless for physical examinations.
Edoardo Liotta
4.5.19
tech

Meet the Scientist Planning to Clean Up Space Junk Using Lasers

Humanity has left 900,000 pieces of garbage orbiting Earth. Professor Craig Smith wants a cleanup.
Mirjana Milovanovic
3.28.19
WikiLeaks

Chelsea Manning Jailed for Refusing to Testify About WikiLeaks

Manning told a federal judge that she would accept whatever punishment he handed down.
Rex Santus
3.10.19
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
3.9.19
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
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