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The brutal beheadings of Japanese nationals Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa by the Islamic State in January have shocked the island nation and lent momentum to an effort to expand the limitations imposed on its constitution and military after its defeat by the United States in World War II. Leftists in Japan fear that the incident will encourage a departure from the country's pacifist constitution, whose Article 9 states that "the Japanese people forever renounce… the threat or use of force as a means of settling international disputes." Right-wingers, meanwhile, see an opportunity to allow Japan to assert itself as ...

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Coal ash, which contains many of the world's worst carcinogens, is what's left over when coal is burnt for electricity. An estimated 113 million tons of coal ash are produced annually in the US, and stored in almost every state — some of it literally in people's backyards. With very ...
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Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-New The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden could be in talks to return to the U.S., Bolivian authorities find tons of cocaine packaged as tea, Kenya's president destroys $30 million in confiscated ivory, ...
Watch Part One - http://bit.ly/1ACEWOC Watch Part Three - http://bit.ly/1NkNDav The bitter conflict in Ukraine has cost thousands of lives, but the Russian government has continuously denied sending its soldiers to the frontlines, despite accusations to the contrary from NATO and Western officials. VICE News travels to Russia to investigate ...
On February 15, 2015, a ceasefire took effect in eastern Ukraine between pro- Russia separatists fighting for the breakaway Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) and forces loyal to the government in Kiev. Under the agreement, both sides would be ordered to pull back heavy weaponry from their front lines, and to ...
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Founded in Germany in 2014, the far right, anti-Islamic movement Pegida has since spread throughout western Europe, with organizers planning demonstrations in Switzerland, Spain, and Belgium. On February 2, the movement held a rally in Vienna, Austria, but was met with opposition from anti-fascist activists in the city center. Despite ...
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