VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 02, 2015

Subscribe to VICE News here: The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Stampede kills three dozen at Shanghai New Year’s Eve celebration, North Korean leader entertains high-level talks with the South, Lithuania joins euro zone, and Cairo’s street kids look to the power of music. CHINA Stampede Kills Dozens at Shanghai New Year’s Eve Celebration The government has launched an investigation into the incident, which left at least 36 people dead. NORTH KOREA An Unexpected Invitation For Talks With The South In a televised New Year’s Day address, Kim Jong-Un called the ongoing tensions on the Korean Peninsula ‘tragic’ and no longer acceptable. LITHUANIA Swapping Litas for Euros on New Year’s Day Seeking greater security and stability, the country became the last of the three Baltic states to join the eurozone. EGYPT The Healing Power of Music On Cairo’s Street Kids A popular composer and conductor is training disadvantaged children to sing, giving them a safe place to build confidence and hope for the future. Check out the VICE News beta for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram:

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