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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Syrians inspect damage of first U.S.-led airstrikes against the Islamic State, Ukrainian troops fight pro-Russia separatists around Donetsk airport, journalist freed in Somalia after being held captive for almost three years, and dozens of Egyptians go on hunger strike in support of political prisoners.
SYRIA (annotate to: https://news.vice.com/article/us-leads-airstrikes-against-islamic-state-in-syria)
Beginnings of Air Campaign Against the Islamic State
Monitoring group says dozens of militants were killed in the first round of airstrikes carried out by a U.S.-led coalition.
UKRAINE (annotate to Russian Roulette 44: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtdVVFhjdqA)
Ongoing Fighting in Donetsk Casts Doubt on Truce
The city’s airport has become a flashpoint ever since soldiers recaptured it from rebels in May.
Journalist Released After Nearly Three Years in Captivity
Michael Scott Moore was abducted in January 2012 while he was conducting research on piracy.
Dozens Begin Hunger Strike in Support of Imprisoned Activists
The trial of hundreds of people charged with breaking a protest law has been postponed to October 1st.
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