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VICE News Capsule - Tuesday, February 24

Tensions flare in Ivory Coast as former first lady appears in court, young actors jailed on charges of insulting the Thai monarchy, neighborhood under 21-day Ebola quarantine in Sierra Leone, and foreign runners banned from North Korean marathon.

by VICE News
Feb 24 2015, 7:07pm

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Former first lady of the Ivory Coast denies charges of undermining state security, two Thai nationals jailed on charges of "insulting the monarch" in theater performance, district of Sierra Leone's capital under lockdown because of spike in new Ebola cases, and North Korea bans foreign tourists from participating in annual marathon.

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