RT News - October 19, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

A railway station and America's military headquarters are brought to a standstill, after people showed signs of sickness in public. We look at the global hyper-ventilation over the Ebola threat; The tide of battle for the town of Kobani in Syria turns in favor of the Kurdish defenders who have unleashed a counter-offensive against islamists. We report on the alleged war crimes Islamic State has been commiting on occupied territories; A Catalan vote for independence is downgraded to an ordinary opinion poll, after severe pressure from the Spanish government; A nationalist rally in Kiev becomes a violent riot as protesters armed with chains and sticks attempt to storm the parliament.