Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the world's largest ivory burn on Saturday, which destroyed an estimated $150 million worth of trophies otherwise destined for sale on the black market.
The 105-ton cache, containing tusks of elephants worth an estimated $30m, will be burned as a symbolic message at the end of a summit aiming to prevent the extinction of elephants and rhinos.
Exclusive: Leaked IDF Report States Soldier Who Shot Palestinian Attacker Driven by 'Twisted Ideology'
A classified IDF document leaked to VICE News criticizes the actions of Sgt. Elor Azaria, who killed a Palestinian attacker with a single bullet to the head as he lay wounded on a West Bank street.
A new 50-page report by human rights charity Reprieve adds to growing evidence that British security and intelligence services have helped identify targets for lethal aircraft and drone strikes.
Research by Amnesty International suggests the North Korean state is conducting extensive cell phone surveillance on its citizens, and using its findings to imprison people.
VICE News found hallmarks of controversial IMSI catchers around the UK capital, then went undercover online, where we were offered the chance to buy one for $15,000.
The European Union has released a report criticizing "significant backsliding" in freedom of expression in Turkey. VICE News journalist Mohammed Ismael Rasool has been held without charge there for 75 days.
The unnamed 16-year-old London schoolgirl may may have been "intimately involved" in details of one of the teenagers who made the trip to Syria earlier in the year.
The new disclosures will fuel concerns over the level of British involvement in the Saudi Arabia-led bombing campaign that has killed more than 1,500 civilians in Yemen.
Both national and regional British police enquired about intrusive surveillance technology, according to emails released as part of a huge cache of sensitive documents.
Sidney Blumenthal asked Clinton to influence Angela Merkel in Blair's 2009 European President bid.
The US government has managed to save one US citizen imprisoned in Yemen, say Sharif Mobley's family and lawyers, so why won't it help him? VICE News spoke to Mobley's sister.
The case, being brought by relatives of men that died in an August 2012 strike in Yemen, rests on the claim that a German air base plays a central role in the US covert drone program.
British MP Andrew Mitchell was unusually frank with VICE News, saying that the 13-year incarceration of a Guantanamo prisoner is damaging to US-UK relations.
Lawyers fear for the life of Sharif Mobley, a US citizen detained in Yemen since 2010, following a call to his sister on Thursday, where his final words are 'They're beating me with a stick.'
VICE News traveled to Bulgaria to meet John Rees-Evans, a defense-obsessed survivalist who stood as a UKIP candidate in last week's election, when the anti-immigration party took 12 percent of the vote.
As polling day looms on May 7, the United Kingdom is less united now than it was at the last election — and Scotland could hold the balance of power.
The UK Foreign Office has admitted that government ministers met with senate officials, including US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio, several more times than previously disclosed.
An appeal by a group of human rights organizations will seek to overrule a December judgement by the UK court that mass surveillance is lawful.
A senior Bush administration official told VICE News in January that the agency did hold prisoners at a US base on the British Indian Ocean territory. But the UK continues to stall on releasing the logs.