The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: The British ambassador is coming back to Tehran, hostages escape an Islamic militant group in the Philippines, Afghanistan promises to eradicate polio, and Mexico defends its turtle eggs.
UK to Reopen Embassy in Tehran
Britain downgraded relations in 2011 after protesters stormed the ambassador’s residence.
Hostages Escape Islamic Militants
The radical group Abu Sayyaf took the men along with a village leader in May.
Polio to Be Eradicated by 2015
More than 70,000 doctors and volunteers carried out prevention work on nearly eight million children this summer.
Drones to Fight Turtle Egg Poaching
A recent surge in stealing the alleged aphrodisiacs occurred on two beaches in Oaxaca.
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