RT News - January 09, 2016 (17:00 MSK)

Pro and anti-refugee rallies are held in central Cologne which was shaken by a mass assault on women on New Year's eve. These are live pictures from the city. Angela Merkel's party proposes stricter refugee rules - including deportations for minor criminal offences. RT gets exclusive access to an Syrian oil refinery recently recaptured from Islamic State by Kurdish forces.