RT News - June 18, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

The UN condemns the killing of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine, calling for a full investigation. The pair died during army shelling, while filming refugees fleeing from the area. Iraqi forces are struggling to push back Sunni rebels, who are closing in on the capital, whilst also launching an attack on the country's biggest oil refinery. Plus, the King's farewell speech - the Spanish monarch Juan Carlos officially leaves the throne after the Senate approves his abdication - we recall some of the royal pearls from him and his noble colleagues.