war & conflict
By VICE News
After a faction of Turkey's military attempted to overthrow the government, protestors took to the streets and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed the plotters would "pay a very heavy price."
A missing, secret section from a congressional committee's investigation into the attacks of September 11, 2001 will be released on Friday, ending a long period of intrigue about its contents.?
Just after the Paris attacks last year, someone photoshopped an image of Toronto man Veerender Jubbal to make it look like he was wearing an explosive vest and holding a Qur'an. That fake image is now back and making the rounds on Twitter.
The decision could allow prosecutors to investigate atrocities committed by both the military and the guerrilla fighters during the country's civil war that stretched from 1980 to 1992.
By VICE News
VICE News traveled to Avdiivka, the hottest point of contact in the conflict, where Ukrainian military and civilians have both lost faith in the so-called ceasefire and remain trapped in a brutal war.
The alleged militant was arrested this week and taken to a police station near the Kenyan border with Uganda, where he grabbed a gun from a guard and opened fire.
On Monday, an 81-year-old man became the first witness to testify in London after 40,000 Kenyans sued the British government for alleged torture and mistreatment under colonial rule.
The latest force increase came less than three months after Washington announced it would dispatch about 200 more soldiers to accompany Iraqi troops advancing toward Mosul.
Clashes between the forces of Sudan's president and the former rebel leader who became vice president under a deal that ended a two-year civil war have killed hundreds of people since they broke out in the capital Juba four days ago.
The previous truce came and went with no noticeable decrease in violence across the country, and government forces are advancing in Aleppo.
This new propaganda film is supposed to reassure residents of the terror state that everything is running smoothly, but actually it's just really boring.
By Justin Ling
Helmut Oberlander will likely live out the rest of his days in Canada, after the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal from Ottawa, trying to strip him of his citizenship for the third time.
The announcement by a unit of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia that it will not disarm comes with a final peace deal expected within weeks. President Juan Manuel Santos called on the dissidents to think again — or face death or jail.
The Syrian army used artillery to advance closer to Aleppo's strategically important Castello Road, bringing government forces closer to their long-standing objective of encircling rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
Attacks motivated by religious extremism have not sprouted up overnight in Bangladesh, but the Dhaka massacre on July 1 raised the scale of the killing. IS has claimed responsibility.
By Justin Ling
Dr. David Kelly was found dead near his home in 2003. His life was torn apart after he accused the British government of over-selling intelligence in order to justify the Iraq invasion. Turns out, he was right.
The British prime minister could be gushing in his praise for the American president, but very much aware that the Iraq war could ruin their legacy in history.
The announcement demonstrates the administration's continued struggle to withdraw from the conflict after it officially ended in 2014.
The report criticized the legal basis for the UK joining the 2003 US-led invasion and said there was no imminent threat from Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein at the time.