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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Israel’s controversial housing project revealed ahead of prime minister’s U.S. visit, South Africa rejects Dalai Lama’s visa application, Ecuador apologizes to native tribe for allowing oil drilling on its land, and melting sea ice causes thousands of walruses to crowd Alaska beach.
Concerns Over Housing Development Project
Watchdog reveals country’s plans to build thousands of homes in largely Arab area of East Jerusalem.
Nobel Peace Summit Cancelled Following Visa Dispute
Several laureates dropped out in protest of government’s refusal to grant visa to Dalai Lama.
Apology to Indigenous Tribe For Unauthorized Oil Drilling
The government has also paid $1.3 million in damages to the Sarayaku community.
Flights Rerouted to Avoid Thousands of Walruses on Alaska Beach
The animals sought refuge on the sand because the sea ice they usually sit on is melting.
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