VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – July, 04 2014

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists blame each other for civilian deaths in the east, Syrian rebels withdraw from two towns for ISIS advance, UK politicians release scathing report on female genital mutilation, and thousands of shellfish wash up on beaches of Pakistan’s port city Karachi.

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Blame Game After Civilians Killed in Eastern Village
Fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists has intensified since a temporary ceasefire expired on Monday.

Rebel Fighters Reportedly Turn Towns Over to ISIS
The withdrawal gives the group nearly all control of the border province of Deir ez Zor.

Report Calls Inaction on FGM a ‘National Scandal’
MPs say previous governments, police and other agencies could have prevented female genital mutilation of 170,000 women and girls.

Thousands of Shellfish Wash Ashore Karachi Beach
Environmentalists say factories are destroying the marine life by dumping toxic chemicals in the ocean.

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