RT News - November 08, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

A vision of lights - thousands of balloons recreate the Berlin Wall in a spectacular installation, commemorating the bridging of the divide between East and West a quarter of a century ago. Catalonia is defying Madrid's ban on its independence referendum, with crowds rallying for separation from Spain ahead of an unofficial vote. The U.S. is set to almost double its boots on the ground in Iraq - as president Obama gives a green light for additional non-combat troops to train local forces.