Taliban attack targeting US commander kills Afghan police chief

A Taliban-claimed attack on the top US commander in Afghanistan and senior Afghan security officials kills at least three people, including anti-Taliban strongman and police chief General Abdul Raziq.

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – June, 24 2014

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Pakistani riot police clash with supporters of anti-Taliban cleric, tensions escalate in northern Kosovo between local Albanians and Serbs, British MP says ISIS has recruited up to 1500 British Muslims, and Doctors Without Borders warns West Africa ebola outbreak is ‘out of control’.

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PAKISTAN
Police Clash With Cleric’s Supporters in Islamabad
The plane carrying Tahir ul-Qadri was diverted to Lahore due to security concerns.

KOSOVO
Protest Reignites Ethnic Tensions in the North
The dispute is over the blockade of a bridge by Serbs refusing to integrate with the Albanian majority.

UK
Politician Says ISIS Has Recruited as Many as 1500 Britons
Britain’s anti-terror chief initially reported the Al Qaeda offshoot had successfully recruited 500 Muslims.

WEST AFRICA
Ebola Epidemic is ‘Out of Control’
Doctors Without Borders warns governments and aid agencies must spend massive resources to stop the virus from spreading.

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – June, 20 2014

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Nearly a hundred thousand people flee Pakistan’s North Waziristan as military steps up anti-Taliban offensive, Ukrainian government publicizes efforts to root out Russian spies, hundreds of Albanian police raid pot operation, and SpaceX tests new feature on reusable rocket.

PAKISTAN
Mass Civilian Exodus Amid Anti-Taliban Offensive
Tens of thousands flee North Waziristan as ground troops enter new phase of operation.

UKRAINE
Men Arrested on Spying Charges,
Illegal Pipeline Dismantled
The government wants to demonstrate that there are Russian infiltrators across the country.

ALBANIA
Police Clash With Drug Traffickers During Raid
The nearly lawless village of Lazarat produces nearly 900 tons of marijuana a year.

U.S.A.
SpaceX Tests New Phase of Reusable Rocket
Fins could steer the rockets back to a specific location for landing.

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