The Photos That Defined 2022
These powerful photos captured the biggest news stories in a tumultuous year, from war in Ukraine to the fall of Roe v. Wade.
China Is Reopening, But It’s a Long Road Back to Normality
As COVID-19 cases explode in China, some countries have adopted new entry restrictions for Chinese travelers.
‘They Held Stalingrad. We’re Holding Bakhmut’: Inside Ukraine’s Shattered City
VICE World News spent 2 weeks inside the besieged city of Bakhmut, which has become a symbol of Ukrainian resistance and Russia’s desperation to overwhelm Ukraine’s defenders.
Record Snowfall in Japan Kills 17 and Injures More Than 90
Among the dead, many had fallen while clearing snow from their roofs, while some were buried by thick snow that slid off their roofs.
We Met an All-Women Flogging Squad in Indonesia
Aceh, Indonesia’s only province with Sharia police, now has female floggers. “If the perpetrator is a woman, then the flogger should be a woman too.”
GirlsDoPorn Founder and FBI Most Wanted Fugitive Arrested in Spain
Michael James Pratt has been on the run, evading sex trafficking charges that may land him in prison for life.
Migrants Surging to the Border ‘Pray to God’ for End of Title 42
Mexico's border cities are swelling with migrants, most of them from hoping to enter the US if the Title 42 border policy ends.
TikTok Scammer Stripped of Prestigious Literary Prize
An essay written by “Carrie Jade Williams” that won the 2020 Bodley Head/FT Literature Prize was taken offline after a VICE World News investigation revealed the author was a serial scammer and convicted fraudster.
India Sends More Troops to Disputed Chinese Border After Recent Clash
The Indian military’s response came after its worst flare-up with its Chinese counterpart in a year.
One of the World’s Poorest Countries Put Its Faith in Crypto – Why?
The Central African Republic heralded its status as the only country in Africa to adopt Bitcoin as legal currency, but 8 months later, many questions remain about what's really going on.
‘Bikini Killer’ Who Murdered Western Backpackers in Asia Freed From Prison
Charles Sobhraj gained notoriety for murdering a string of Western backpackers on the hippie trail in India and Thailand in the 1970s.
Pakistan Diplomat Says There’s a Bounty on His Head For Calling India’s Modi a ‘Butcher’
A heated war of words between top Pakistani and Indian envoys highlights diplomatic tensions between the decades-old rivals.