Revolution in Burkina Faso: The Fall of Compaoré

http://youtu.be/8sIgtY2uueU In late October, the landlocked African nation of Burkina Faso saw the end of its president’s 27-year-long reign. A popular revolution terminated Blaise Compaoré’s term after he tried to change the constitution so that he could run for a fifth consecutive term. Cornered by an angry mob in his presidential palace, "Beau Blaise" fled the country ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 15, 2015

http://youtu.be/BNBo3VxIeg4 Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Four people die near Bangladesh's capital after protesters firebomb the bus they were traveling on, Tanzania outlaws witchdoctors to try and stop albino murders, Chinese human rights group claims more than 40 citizens remain in detention ...

The European Union vs. Russia: Talking Heads

http://youtu.be/JnJOsOzpz4k VICE News and the New York Review of Books have partnered to create Talking Heads, a series about the big issues of the day as seen by the Review's distinguished contributors. In this episode of Talking Heads, George Soros discusses his essay "A New Policy to Rescue Ukraine." Soros wrote the essay this month, calling on ...

Testing Illegal Weapons in the Jungle (Excerpt from ‘Locked and Loaded in the Tropics’)

http://youtu.be/zi9RIT9KvwY At 91 per cent, Puerto Rico has the world’s highest overall percentage of homicides by firearms. But this statistic hasn’t stopped the NRA from setting up shop, establishing their 51st chapter in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico’s sky-high murder rates and extremely strict gun laws have only encouraged the association to fight for their constitutional rights, and ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 14, 2015

http://youtu.be/E2Xx2bTZMRI Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Shelling kills at least 11 civilians in eastern Ukraine, Russian government bans transgender and transexual people from driving, Disneyland measles outbreak spreads to other states, and sustainable tourism helps boost economy of Cambodia's remote islands. UKRAINE Intense Shelling ...

Gunshot Wounds in the ER (Extra Scene from ‘San Pedro Sula Nights’)

http://youtu.be/RYzxF3RFNsc San Pedro Sula, Honduras, has made it to the top of the list of the world’s most dangerous cities (outside of war zones) for three consecutive years, with an annual homicide rate of 187 per 100,000 people. Reporting crime in Honduras is considered a high-risk job — according to the Honduran National Human Rights Committee, ...

Settlers, Olives, and Occupation: Voices from the West Bank

http://youtu.be/uc3hYl8aGwc In response to last year's Gaza conflict, the Israeli government announced the construction of further settlements in the West Bank — a move condemned by the international community for escalating tensions that were already highly fraught. The expansion of the settlements has consumed privately owned Palestinian land, causing the destruction of Palestinian homes, produce, and livelihoods. ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 13, 2015

http://youtu.be/6ckkDdwm4cQ The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Egyptian court acquits 26 men detained in raid on Cairo public bathhouse, Rohingya woman dies of suffocation cramped in truck of migrants in southern Thailand, captured Ugandan rebel commander urges LRA fighters to stop fighting, and Saudi cleric issues religious order ...

Millions March in Unity: Paris Gun Attack (Dispatch Three)

http://youtu.be/DGjj74eoprs Nearly four million people took to the streets across France on Sunday — in what officials have called the biggest march in the country’s history — to commemorate the 17 people who were killed in the terror attacks in the country the previous week. In this dispatch, VICE News correspondent Milène Larsson attended the demonstration in ...

Were Gitmo Murders Covered Up As Suicides? – Interview with Joseph Hickman

http://youtu.be/oirOSO4Zz-M What really happened at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility on the night of June 9, 2006? According to the US government, three detainees — all imprisoned as part of the global war on terror — hung themselves in their cells that night. But Army Staff Sergeant Joseph Hickman, who was on guard that night at Camp ...

Cannabis Social Club, how does it work?

http://youtu.be/i3gYHXwKUi8 With the use of info graphics, a short explanation to how a cannabis social clubs works. Cannabis News Network is a news journal which publishes only cannabis related news. Find out more: http://www.cannabisnewsnetwork.com/

Perspectives of Life in East Jerusalem (Excerpt from ‘A City Divided’)

http://youtu.be/TwaxKWAH42I Throughout the past several months, Jerusalem has been a scene of clashes and violent attacks. Silwan, a Palestinian neighborhood just steps away from Jerusalem's Old City, has been at the heart of the unrest, and is becoming one of the most contentious neighborhoods in the most contested city in the world. As settlement expansion into East ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 12, 2015

http://youtu.be/h1pB1XAU7vE Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Syrian rebels launch attack in northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, Afghan and Pakistani Taliban fighters pledge allegiance to the Islamic State, tens of thousands rally against racism in eastern Germany as anti-Islamic movement grows, and an ...

Supporters, Demonstrators, and Libération: Paris Gun Attack (Dispatch Two)

http://youtu.be/-WiMDa6-kH0 The first week of 2015 turned tragic when three masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo killing 12 people, including some of France’s most prominent cartoonists, and injuring many more. In this dispatch, VICE News correspondent Milène Larsson speaks to Hassen Chalghoumi, imam of Drancy mosque, who joins the chorus condemning the ...

A Syrian Fighter in an Israeli Hospital (Excerpt from ‘The War Next Door’)

http://youtu.be/io4hcNZEePU In August, al Nusra Front jihadists took control of Syria’s side of the border crossing with Israel and kidnapped over 40 United Nations peacekeepers — who have since been released. But al Nusra Front, an al Qaeda-affiliate, isn’t Israel’s only threat from Syria. President Bashar al-Assad’s military, in a possible effort to bait Israel into its ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 09, 2015

http://youtu.be/TfE-Rg9oj6g Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Mass graves found in Mexico's Guerrero State, Venezuela's economic woes continue, study finds fracking caused Ohio earthquakes, and new antibiotic offers hope in global war on superbugs. MEXICO Heads and Decapitated Corpses Discovered in Guerrero State Authorities found 11 ...

France Grieves for Charlie Hebdo: Paris Gun Attack (Dispatch One)

http://youtu.be/N8YVAm3SrJ8 The first week of 2015 turned tragic when three masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo killing 12 people, including some of France’s most prominent cartoonists, and injuring many more. Despite the perpetrators remaining at large, and France raising its terror alert to the highest level, more than 100,000 people across ...

Crime Reporting in the Murder Capital: San Pedro Sula Nights

http://youtu.be/-bNRXLL_FCo San Pedro Sula, Honduras, has made it to the top of the list of the world’s most dangerous cities (outside of war zones) for three consecutive years, with an annual homicide rate of 187 per 100,000 people. Reporting crime in Honduras is considered a high-risk job — according to the Honduran National Human Rights Committee, ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 08, 2015

http://youtu.be/m7f-V42WXz0 Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Car bomb kills dozens in Yemeni capital, Royal Dutch Shell to pay $83.5 million for 2008 Niger Delta spills, Honduran AIDS activist abducted and released in San Pedro Sula, and Minnesota man makes cartoons to fight ...

Gun Attack on French Satirical Magazine: This Just In

http://youtu.be/voMnYeyOzwM A manhunt is underway in Paris, where earlier today three masked gunmen attacked the offices of French satirical magazine 'Charlie Hebdo'. At least 12 people were killed, including the magazine's editor and two police officers. 'Charlie Hebdo' has been the target of violent attacks in the past due to its satirization of the Prophet Muhammed. French ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 07, 2015

http://youtu.be/Jf6Rwl3N4Fk Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Female suicide bomber targets Turkish police in Istanbul, police in Bangladesh crack down on opposition figures, life sentence for Hamas member charged in abduction and murder of Israeli teens, and Peruvian experts warn of catastrophic effects ...

Guns in Puerto Rico: Locked and Loaded in the Tropics

http://youtu.be/47gxjk6U5CQ At 91 per cent, Puerto Rico has the world’s highest overall percentage of homicides by firearms. But this statistic hasn’t stopped the NRA from setting up shop, establishing their 51st chapter in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico’s sky-high murder rates and extremely strict gun laws have only encouraged the association to fight for their constitutional rights, and ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 06, 2015

http://youtu.be/gN4VH-MTMEo Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Gunmen kill Saudi guards near Iraqi border, Shia Houthi rebels come under attack in the Yemeni capital, U.S. charges two in connection with Gambia failed coup, and children suffer from malnutrition and malaria in Central African ...

Bird-Watching in a War Zone (Extra Scene from ‘The War Next Door’)

http://youtu.be/RMeKU1BdX6s In August, al Nusra Front jihadists took control of Syria’s side of the border crossing with Israel and kidnapped over 40 United Nations peacekeepers — who have since been released. But al Nusra Front, an al Qaeda-affiliate, isn’t Israel’s only threat from Syria. President Bashar al-Assad’s military, in a possible effort to bait Israel into its ...

Stalking Snipers at Fuerzas Comando (Extra Scene from ‘The Special Ops Olympics’)

http://youtu.be/xxE79CzVK-s The emergence of drug cartels working together with paramilitary groups has been a rising threat for countries in the Western hemisphere. One of the most effective responses has been Fuerzas Comando, an inter-military and special ops exercise attended by forces from across North, Central, and South America. The goals of the event are to promote ...