RT News - December 16, 2015 (12:00 MSK)

U.S. Republican presidential candidates clash over national security and the fight against Islamic state in the last public debates of the year. The U.S. Secretary of State says Washington does not want to isolate Russia - as he wraps up a meeting in Moscow ahead of Friday's peace talks on Syria. Hate crimes against migrants almost double in Germany this year - as the refugee crisis continues to polarise Europe.