VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – June, 6 2014

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt face 15 years in prison, Kenyan police seize hundreds of elephant tusks, Thai military sweeps the country for weapons, and Brazil’s ‘love hotels’ are refurbished for the upcoming World Cup.

EGYPT
Prosecutors Seek Maximum Sentences for Al Jazeera Journalists
The three, accused of supporting the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, face 15 years in prison. Read more here: http://bit.ly/Uh8dli

KENYA
Police Seize Elephant Ivory in Mombasa
Authorities intercepted the parts as they were being prepared for export.

THAILAND
Army and Police Round up Weapons
Hundreds of weapons have been confiscated since authorities declared martial law month.

BRAZIL
Rio’s ‘Love Hotels’ Updated Ahead of World Cup
Rooms outfitted with more traditional decor to appeal to a broader clientele.

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – April 11, 2014.

The VICE News Capsule is a daily roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: the Ukrainian government arrests scores of pro-Russia activists, ‘American jihadist’ is found dead in Arizona, bail refused for Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt and a Franco-era policeman in Spain faces extradition to Argentina.

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Government Arrests Scores of Pro-Russia Activists
Ukrainian special forces have arrested around 70 pro-Russia activists who had been occupying a government building in the eastern city of Kharkiv.

‘American Jihadist’ Found Dead in Arizona
A US Army vet who became known as the “American Jihadist” after fighting with syrian rebels has been found dead.

Bail Refused for Al Jazeera Journalists in Egypt
Three Al Jazeera journalists remain jailed in Egypt after a judge once again refused their request for bail.

Franco-Era Policeman Faces Possible Extradition to Argentina
A Franco-era police officer accused of torture during Spain’s brutal dictatorship is now facing extradition to Argentina.

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