RT News - October 13, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

A depleted Kurdish militia manages to hold what little ground it has left against Islamic State fighters battling to take control of the key Syrian border town of Kobani; We also look at reports the jihadists may have used chemical weapons against those resisting their advance - and could be planning to use them in the West; The British parliament is to vote on whether to recognize Palestine as a sovereign state - though a non-binding move, it's seen as a strong symbolic gesture of acknowledgement; The German delusion. Europe's largest economy is losing momentum, raising fears that a new Eurozone crisis is just around the corner.