RT News - January 04, 2016 (17:00 MSK)

Bahrain and Sudan join Saudi Arabia in cutting diplomatic ties with Tehran after Saudi diplomatic buildings came under attack in Iran, over the execution of a prominent Shia cleric by Riyadh. Reports of new civilian deaths as Turkey pushes on with its crackdown on the Kurd-populated south-east of the country. Sweden introduces compulsory ID checks for those entering the country via Denmark. The move has triggered a chain reaction - with Denmark issuing stricter controls along its border with Germany.