RT News - October 31, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

Clashes between protesters and police break out on the streets of another French city, less than 24 hours after a rally against police brutality turned violent in Paris.A breakthrough gas deal between Kiev and Moscow - brokered by the outgoing European Commission - is sealed after months of talks allowing fuel to start flowing to Ukraine again, and securing transit to Europe. The U.S. makes a U-turn on Syria - Secretary of State John Kerry has asked Russia and Iran to help negotiate with the Assad government, amid ongoing Washington-led air strikes against jihadists in Syria.