RT News - October 13, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

A depleted Kurdish militia manage to halt the advance of Islamic State jihadists in the fight for Kobani on the Turkey -Syria border. Our correspondent travels to the battle zone; We also look at reports the jihadists have been using chemical weapons against the Kurdish militia defending Kobani; President Obama faces a rapid fall in support among Americans, while even his own party is turning away from the once popular leader; The German illusion. Europe's economic engine - is stalling, increasing fears of a new crisis in the Euro-zone.