Word News: What Ceasefire? Fighting Rages in Eastern Ukraine [Video]

The VICE News Capsule is a daily news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: The lull is over in the fight for eastern Ukraine, a new Colombian law promises harsher sentences for crimes against women, what may come of Turkey’s Hagia Sophia, and a food safety scare in India.

UKRAINE
Violence Escalates in the Country’s East
Clashes between government forces and pro-Russia rebels in and around Donetsk.

COLOMBIA
Law to Impose Harsher Penalties for Crimes Against Women
Those convicted can now be sentenced to up to 50 years in prison.

TURKEY
The Fate of the Hagia Sophia Hangs in the Balance
The country’s secularists are outraged by Islamist demands for the museum’s conversion to a mosque.

INDIA
Nestle Noodles Banned Over Safety Concerns
Food inspectors found unsafe levels of lead in several packets of Maggi instant noodles.



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