Liberia Schools Reopen Following Ebola Shutdown: VICE News Capsule, March 3

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Pro-Russia rebels help villagers cope with a food shortage in eastern Ukraine, Bangladeshi authorities make arrest in hacking death of atheist blogger, fires destroy hundreds of homes in the Philippines, and Liberia’s school officially open following seven-month Ebola shutdown.

Rebels Distribute Bread Amid Food Shortage in Luhansk
Fighters of the Luhansk People’s Republic are using a ‘field kitchen’ to feed residents of a village near Debaltseve.

Authorities Detain Man in Hacking Death of Blogger
Islamist blogger Farabi Safiur Rahman allegedly threatened Avijit Roy multiple times before his murder.

Fires Destroy Hundreds of Homes
As temperatures rise with the arrival of summer, thousands of people have been impacted by recent blazes in and outside the capital Manila.

Schools Reopen in Liberia, U.S. Nurse to Sue Texas Hospital
Students are back in the classroom after seven months at home. And 26-year-old Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola from a patient last year, says her employer failed to adequately prepare.

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