VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – August, 13 2014

http://youtu.be/WCaztUX3etA 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 destroy government tank with missile likely provided by U.S., Bolivian police shut down massive cocaine lab in east, Sri Lanka condemns U.S. travel advisory and India's asbestos industry is thriving. SYRIA Rebels Are Hitting Enemy Positions ...

Ukrainian Forces Battle Separatists Near Donetsk: This Just In

http://youtu.be/UEMhNxOMgUg Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News On August 10, Ukrainian paramilitary troops engaged with separatists forces on the outskirts of the rebel-held town of Ilovaysk. The deadly battle came as volunteers from the Ukrainian paramilitary forces continue to move towards Donetsk. At least six volunteers were killed during the fighting, and several more were wounded. Check out ...

Christians in the Caliphate: The Islamic State (Part 4)

http://youtu.be/cGQwTOsh__0 Click here to watch Part 1 now: http://bit.ly/1lENvT7 The lightning advances of the Islamic State across Syria and Iraq in June shocked the world. But it’s not just the group's military victories that have garnered attention — it’s also the pace with which its members have begun to carve out a viable state. As the soldiers of ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – August, 12 2014

http://youtu.be/0QG0rd6Pn0I 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: North Korea to release its own human rights report, Japanese campaign aims to curb anime piracy, Steven Seagal performs in Crimea, and Iran bans permanent contraception to promote procreation. NORTH KOREA Report Will Show ‘True Picture’ of a ...

Airstrike Causes Blaze at Gaza Factory: This Just In

http://youtu.be/5xIXLpduw9k Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News On August 10, a fire broke out at the Habboush Soap factory in Gaza city after it was hit by an airstrike. Firefighters worked through the night to try and control the blaze. During the month-long conflict, over a hundred factories have been damaged in Gaza, causing an estimated $700 ...

Evicting the Unwanted: Berlin’s Refugee Crisis

http://youtu.be/RESaTeWpPCk Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News In late June, Berlin’s central Kreuzberg district became the scene of a tense standoff between a group of refugees squatting in an abandoned school and the district authorities. The refugees had moved into the school after authorities destroyed refugee camps just a few months earlier. As more and more squatters ...

Enforcing Sharia in Raqqa: The Islamic State (Part 3)

http://youtu.be/jOaBNbdUbcA Click here to watch Part 1 now: https://news.vice.com/video/the-islamic-state-part-1 The Islamic State now governs its caliphate from the north central Syrian city of Raqqa, which was once a relatively westernized agricultural hub. As the State's power base, Raqqa is where it imposes its version of Sharia law throughout large swaths of Iraq and Syria. The “Hisbah” are ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – August, 11 2014

http://youtu.be/i7hrycS1PKw 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: Ukraine's military tightens 'ring' around rebels in Donetsk, Islamic State reportedly kills hundreds of Iraqi Yazidis in the north, Typhoon Halong slams southwest Japan, and Canada is on a mission to claim the North Pole. UKRAINE Military Surrounds ...

Hamas Defiant: Rockets and Revenge (Dispatch 11)

http://youtu.be/e3zcIY6koRY Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News As the 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire entered it's second and third days last week, the people of Gaza used the lull in fighting to take stock of the destruction, flee the fighting, and demonstrate their defiance. VICE News correspondent Henry Langston traveled to the Rafah border gate with Egypt, where hundreds ...

The New Gezi Park Protesters: Istanbul’s Gentrification Wars

http://youtu.be/Ll2RiAVLnVg Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News This weekend’s presidential election in Turkey is as good as decided. The mass protests surrounding Gezi Park, the corruption scandals, the Soma mining accident — none of these incidents will stop the majority of Turks from electing Recep Tayyip Erdogan as president. Among other things, this means that ambitious development ...