Wardrobe Change for Amman’s Street Cleaners: VICE News Capsule, March 11

http://youtu.be/bupT7zrUyHo The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Yemenis urge the son of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh to run for office, Indian police seize heroin smuggled into Punjab from Pakistan, Italian police arrest more than 40 suspected gangsters, and sanitation workers in Jordan's capital get new gear. YEMEN Sanaa Residents ...

The Fortress of the Knights Templar: Mexico’s Hot Land (Dispatch 2)

http://youtu.be/BplyYFvD-2k While he was the leader of Mexico's Knights Templar cartel, the late Nazario Moreno González lived in his heavily-guarded ranch, “Fortress Anunnaki.” It was from here that he operated the cartel, as well as a casino and massive rodeo. VICE News traveled to "Fortress Anunnaki” in Tepalcatepec to find out what has become of the Knights ...

Mariupol: The Final Line of Defense – Russian Roulette (Dispatch 99)

http://youtu.be/1kXprJk8hm4 The eastern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol is just 30 kilometers from the Russian border, and was previously controlled by the Donetsk People’s Republic. The Ukrainian military has done its best to fortify the city after winning it back, but many believe that the pro-Russia separatists plan to seize control of it once again. In this ...

On The Line: Claire Ward Discusses Female Circumcision (Trailer)

http://youtu.be/_Oj1lnPx3yc On Thursday at 12pm EDT Claire will join 'On The Line' to answer your questions about her piece, “Reversing Female Circumcision: The Cut That Heals.” - http://bit.ly/1L2ZoOI Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a cultural tradition that affects millions of women worldwide. Sometimes referred to as female circumcision or female genital cutting, FGM can have life-long complications. ...

France’s Right-to-Die Debate: VICE News Capsule, March 10

http://youtu.be/NtYikM82UzY The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: French parliament reignites debate on right-to-die legislation, FBI increases reward for help in locating former FBI agent kidnapped in Iran eight years ago, wounded Libyans face a myriad of challenges to secure medical treatment in neighboring Tunisia, and a lagoon system ...

Peshmerga Fighters Closing in on Mosul: The Battle for Iraq (Dispatch 9)

http://youtu.be/3v5O-kgACbs With the timeline unclear for a forthcoming US-led coalition assault on the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Mosul, Kurdish peshmerga fighters continue to man the trenches at the strategic junction of Keske, just outside the northern Iraqi city. VICE News traveled to Keske to meet with peshmerga fighters and to learn their thoughts on the ...

Michoacan’s Most Wanted Drug Kingpin: Mexico’s Hot Land (Dispatch 1)

http://youtu.be/xY4tTrceO5k Mexico has nabbed the leader of the infamous Knights Templar drug gang, and now the territory he once controlled is up for grabs. VICE News travels to the contested Mexican state of Michoacan to find out whether the power balance will shift following his arrest. Watch "Parents Storm a Military Base: Mexico's Missing Students (Dispatch 2)” - ...

A Rebel Beauty Pageant: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 98)

http://youtu.be/_9glPPNLQyg To celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, the so-called Donetsk People's Republic (DNR) in eastern Ukraine held a unique beauty pageant — where the contestants were all female rebel fighters. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky attended the pageant and spoke with the contestants who, in the midst of ongoing fighting, said they are proud to ...

Fleeing Ghouta By Foot (Extra Scene from ‘Syrian Refugees in Lebanon’)

http://youtu.be/NJy2SjxMQHs As Syria’s civil war has raged over the past four years, more than a million refugees have fled into neighboring Lebanon. The Bekaa Valley, which serves as the main passageway between Damascus and Beirut, is now home to the largest concentration of Lebanon’s Syrian refugees. Currently in Lebanon there is one Syrian for every four Lebanese ...

Undercover: Street dealers show failure of Dutch drugs policy

http://youtu.be/HqDN9Yqavno The Dutch drugs policy is undoubtedly failing! In the last 5 years, Dutch Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten has come up with several laws in order to stamp out the use of cannabis, and to reduce the nuisance of drug tourism in the southern provinces of the country. http://www.cannabisnewsnetwork.com/videos/cannabis-policy/undercover-street-dealers-show-failure-of-dutch-drugs-policy/ But is his harsh policy successful? Did the ...

On The Line: Environment Editor Robert Eshelman Answers Your Questions

http://youtu.be/KFKuf2K25LI Follow us on Twitter where we'll announce this week's topic for On The Line: https://twitter.com/vicenews VICE News’ Environment Editor Robert Eshelman joined On The Line to answer your questions about climate change and the environment. Read "Climate Change Is Likely a Cause of the Civil War in Syria, Researchers Say" - http://bit.ly/18JnAKj Read "Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline ...

Tokyo Protesters Demand End to Nuclear Power: VICE News Capsule, March 9

http://youtu.be/n6J5QLCBrGs The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Thousands rally against nuclear power in Tokyo, gunmen shoot 11 people dead at a Sufi mosque in Kabul, the UN builds toilets to improve sanitation in Pakistan, and Indian kids are starting to feel the pain of their technology addictions. JAPAN Protest Against ...

Japan vs. The Islamic State

http://youtu.be/AlJpb7wCr2U EXCLUSIVE: VICE News Meets Barack Obama: http://bit.ly/1wT03Bi The brutal beheadings of Japanese nationals Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa by the Islamic State in January have shocked the island nation and lent momentum to an effort to expand the limitations imposed on its constitution and military after its defeat by the United States in World War II. Leftists ...

This Lake Shouldn’t Be Blue (Excerpt from ‘Toxic Waste in the US: Coal Ash’)

http://youtu.be/oGRn739A4m8 Coal ash, which contains many of the world's worst carcinogens, is what's left over when coal is burnt for electricity. An estimated 113 million tons of coal ash are produced annually in the US, and stored in almost every state — some of it literally in people's backyards. With very little government oversight and few ...

The Kremlin’s Secret War: Russia’s Ghost Army in Ukraine (Full Length)

http://youtu.be/C66mAkS1ZfM The bitter conflict in Ukraine has cost thousands of lives, but the Russian government has continuously denied sending its soldiers to the frontlines, despite accusations to the contrary from NATO and Western officials. Since August 2014, a small but steady stream of coffins began arriving in villages across Russia, containing the maimed bodies of soldiers killed ...

Afghan Men Wear Burqas to Rally for Women’s Rights : VICE News Capsule, March 6

http://youtu.be/ek143NHZfT4 The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Afghan men don burqas to march in support of women rights, the Kyrgyz government is worried about the recruitment of citizens to Islamic militant groups, Colombian generals meet FARC rebel commanders at Havana peace talks for the first time, and elephants ...

The Assassination of Boris Nemtsov: Kremlin’s Biggest Critic

http://youtu.be/vM04zNbsaJg Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead on the evening of February 27 as he was walking with his Ukrainian girlfriend along Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge in central Moscow, just feet away from the Kremlin. Nemtsov, a co-chair of the Republican Party of Russia-People's Freedom Party and outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was reportedly ...

Where’s the Money? (Excerpt from ‘Fallout in Gaza’)

http://youtu.be/zXHnBHcvnNo During the devastating 50-day war in Israel and Gaza this past summer, around 18,000 homes in Gaza were destroyed or severely damaged, leaving around 120,000 residents homeless. Now, with trouble in neighboring Sinai and infighting between Palestinian factions, reconstruction efforts in the beleaguered Gaza Strip are moving slowly. With the UN warning of a growing humanitarian ...

India Bans Rape Documentary: VICE News Capsule, March 5

http://youtu.be/yhpoh1wT2Jg The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Mexico nabs Zetas drug cartel leader, floods devastate Madagascar's capital, India bans rape documentary, and New York City public schools will observe two major Muslim holidays. MEXICO Zetas Leader Captured in Monterrey Suburb Security forces arrested Alejandro Trevino Morales, known as 'Omar' or 'Z-42', ...

Anti-Islamists Demonstrate in Britain: Hate in Europe

http://youtu.be/lJaiJ_maUEY Founded in Germany in 2014, the far-right, anti-Islamic movement Pegida — which stands for “Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West” — has since spread throughout western Europe On February 28, VICE News traveled to Newcastle in northeast England for the inaugural demonstration of spinoff organization Pegida UK. Demonstration organizers told VICE News that they ...

Dying for the Motherland: Russia’s Ghost Army in Ukraine (Part 3)

http://youtu.be/lM8Zhb0h93k Watch Part One - http://bit.ly/1ACEWOC Watch Part Two - http://bit.ly/1wRYuhI The bitter conflict in Ukraine has cost thousands of lives, but the Russian government has continuously denied sending its soldiers to the frontlines, despite accusations to the contrary from NATO and Western officials. VICE News travels to Russia to investigate the mysterious deaths of dozens — possibly hundreds ...

The Migrant Burial Ground (Extra Scene from ‘Death Boats to Greece: Europe or Die’)

http://youtu.be/0pHUtokZmpk Since 2000, more than 27,000 migrants and refugees have died attempting the perilous journey to Europe. With an unprecedented number of people breaking through its heavily barricaded borders in 2014, the EU continues to fortify its frontiers. VICE News presents Europe or Die, a new four-part series that documents the efforts of those risking their lives ...

Edward Snowden May Soon Come Home: VICE News Capsule, March 4

http://youtu.be/JHHWLxkPjXo Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-New The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden could be in talks to return to the U.S., Bolivian authorities find tons of cocaine packaged as tea, Kenya's president destroys $30 million in confiscated ivory, and Syrian pharmacists look to herbal ...

The Green Revolution will be televised! – Cannabis News Network

http://youtu.be/zVELH8QCjq0 All over the world the awareness towards cannabis is rising. In the USA already 8 states have regulated the use of cannabis. Uruguay, Canada and Jamaica did as well. Many other countries and international organizations are currently debating on how to deal with these changes of opinion. http://www.cannabisnewsnetwork.com Cannabis News Network is showing the global change ...

Death Certificates & Forced Confessions: Russia’s Ghost Army in Ukraine (Part 2)

http://youtu.be/JZfhpnOmLMk Watch Part One - http://bit.ly/1ACEWOC Watch Part Three - http://bit.ly/1NkNDav The bitter conflict in Ukraine has cost thousands of lives, but the Russian government has continuously denied sending its soldiers to the frontlines, despite accusations to the contrary from NATO and Western officials. VICE News travels to Russia to investigate the mysterious deaths of dozens — possibly hundreds ...