RT News - September 30, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

Islamic State forces close in on Baghdad, despite fresh U.S.-led air strikes on jihadist positions in Iraq and Syria; Authorities say those responsible for the alleged abuse of asylum seekers in a German shelter should be punished - as experts warn the EU's immigration policy is to blame for social tension; The shaky truce in East Ukraine is marred by further sporadic fighting - RT brings you a first-hand account of the situation on the ground.