VICE News Daily: Nigerians Mark 500 Days Since Schoolgirls Abducted – Vice News Published on Aug 28, 2015


The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: French authorities clear out a Roma camp, Nigerians remember their missing schoolgirls, Pakistani women increasingly join the military, and Thailand will send Indonesian orangutans home.

FRANCE
Authorities Evacuate Roma Camp North of Paris
More than 200 people were evicted from the site near La Courneuve.

NIGERIA
‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Campaigners March 500 Days After Abductions
The group staged a youth walk in Abuja to mark the date.

PAKISTAN
Women Join Armed Forces in Greater Numbers
Female enrollment in the air service has tripled in the last seven years.

THAILAND
Orangutans to be Repatriated to Indonesia
The apes were found on the side of the road in Phuket in 2010.

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VICE News Daily: The Residents of Nigeria’s “Dustbin Estate” – Vice News Published on Aug 27, 2015


The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Nigeria’s most populous city has a housing problem, Indian veterans continue their hunger strike, prominent Iranians support the nuclear deal, and dog is man’s newest ally in the fight against cancer.

NIGERIA
Lagos Residents Build Homes in Garbage Dumps
A lack of affordable housing has pushed some people into the landfills.

INDIA
Army Veterans on Hunger Strike Over Pension Plan
Three ex-servicemen protest the government’s delay in starting a new retirement program.

IRAN
Prominent Activists Launch Campaign Supporting Nuclear Deal`More than 40 high-profile Iranians have posted videos on YouTube and Facebook.

UNITED KINGDOM
Cancer-Sniffing Dogs Assist Doctors
Canines have three hundred million sensory receptors compared with five million in humans.

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VICE News Daily: Hundreds of Child Laborers Rescued in India – Vice News Published on Aug 7, 2015


The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today:
Venezuela copes with an ‘economic war’, India’s campaign to rescue its child laborers, towns in north Mali struggle to access water, and Rio ramps up its bike program.

VENEZUELA
Supermarket Looting on the Rise
The government claims the unrest is fomented by opponents as part of an economic war.

INDIA
Nationwide Campaign Rescues Child Laborers
More than 500 kids were placed in shelters last month under a government-run operation.

MALI
Severe Water Shortage Hits North
The Red Cross has provided generators and trucks to alleviate the situation.

BRAZIL
Rio Builds Latin America’s Longest Bike Lane
Work has begun to expand the current route to 281 miles.

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VICE News Daily: Mexico Bans Circus Animal Performances – Vice News Published on July 2015


The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: lawmakers in Myanmar make it harder for Buddhist women to marry outside the faith, Cameroon forces evictions of people in flood-prone areas, a nationwide ban on performance animals takes effect in Mexico, and artificial blood created in Colombia could be the future of life-saving transfusions.

MYANMAR
Lawmakers Approve Controversial Bill on Interfaith Marriage
Rights groups and activists say the legislation, which could keep Buddhist women from marrying outside the faith, was signed under pressure from hardline monks.

CAMEROON
Authorities Begin Destruction of Homes in Low-Lying Urban Areas
Hundreds of houses built with wooden plants and makeshift materials are being demolished in areas of Douala that are prone to flooding.

MEXICO
Law Banning Circus Animals Takes Effect
Mexico City and 16 other states already had bans, but the new measure expands that nationally.

COLOMBIA
Biomedical Engineers Create Artificial Blood For Use in Transfusions
The team says the oxygen-carrying, translucent liquid could save lives in conflict zones, remote locations, and whenever there’s a shortage of donated blood.

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – Published on Sep 11, 2014


The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Philippine president asks congress to accelerate terms of rebel deal, video appears to show Peru’s Shining Path rebel group training child soldiers, Amazonian indigenous tribe chases illegal loggers out of their protected lands in northeastern Brazil, and Bolivian police save two suspected robbers from public hanging.

PHILIPPINES
Proposal Seeks to End Decades-Long Conflict With Muslim Rebels​
President Benigno Aquino has asked congress to quickly pass law to create autonomous Muslim region in the south.

PERU
Video Appears to Show Shining Path Training Child Conscripts
Government authorities fear a resurgence of the Maoist rebel group.

BRAZIL
Indigenous Tribe Expels Illegal Loggers in the Amazon
Ka’apor Indians have sent members out to track intruders and chase them out.

BOLIVIA
Police Rescue Men From Lynching
The two men had allegedly tried to rob a taxi driver in a neighborhood of the city of El Alto.