World News: The Saudi King’s Lavish French Riviera Vacation [Video]

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Rescuers work to free trapped miners in China, Obama’s controversial remarks in Kenya, Colombia’s surprise decision on the FARC rebels, and why so many local French are angry at the Saudi king.

CHINA
Trapped Miners Show Signs of Life
A tunnel caved-in on 11 workers in China’s southwestern Yunnan province.

KENYA
Christians Reject Obama’s Push for Gay Rights
Homosexuality is illegal in Kenya and discriminating laws often have broad public support.

COLOMBIA
Government Halts Air Raids on FARC Rebels
The decision came days after the militant group imposed its own unilateral ceasefire.

FRANCE
Saudi King’s Visit Forces Beach Closure
Residents are angry that a public beach near the monarch’s villa has been forced to close for security reasons.



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