RT News - August 17, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

A Russian humanitarian convoy is finally given the go ahead to enter Ukraine - after being stalled on the border for 3 days with tonnes of goods for strugglying civilians in the Eastern regions. Unrest escalates in the U.S. town of Ferguson with police using tear gas, military weapons and the power of arrest. Protests over an unarmed teen shot dead by an officer have lasted almost a week. Kurdish fighters attempt to push back 'Islamic State' jihadists amid claims all sides of the conflict are benefiting from American weapons which have flooded the region.