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VICE News Capsule - Friday, March 20

Chad and Niger troops retake town from Boko Haram, UN funds Iranian anti-drug efforts despite capital punishment, French parliament could make it illegal to hire models with eating disorders, and Brazilian scientists solve a fungal mystery.

by VICE News
Mar 20 2015, 6:28pm

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Troops from Chad and Niger retake town from Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, rights groups don't want the UN funding Iran's counter-narcotics programs as long as it punishes drug crimes with the death penalty, French parliament could make it illegal to hire models with eating disorders, and Brazilian scientists solve a fungal mystery.

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