The VICE News Capsule is a daily roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: a bomb blast in Nigeria kills 71 people, pro-Russia militants in Ukraine defy a deadline to halt the occupation of government buildings, Turkey accuses Twitter of tax evasion, and rural villagers in India boycott the national election.
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Bomb Blast Kills 71
Seventy one people are dead and hundreds wounded from a bomb blast on a crowded rush hour bus in Nigeria’s capital.
Pro-Russia Militants Defy Deadline to Halt Occupation
Armed pro-Russia activists continued to occupy government buildings in eastern Ukraine in direct defiance of a deadline set by the government in Kiev to halt the occupations.
Turkey Accuses Twitter of ‘Tax Evasion’
In his latest attack on social media, Turkey’s prime minister Tayyip Erdogan has accused twitter of failing to pay taxes.
Voters boycott Indian elections
Civilians in east India are boycotting the current elections claiming that they are neglected by the federal government and receive poor services.
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