RT News - January 18, 2016 (17:00 MSK)

Iran denounces newly imposed U.S. sanctions as Washington sends mixed signals over its diplomatic stance with Tehran. German newspaper Bild claims RT fabricated a report on the plight of starving civilians in the Syrian town of Madaya - we're doing some fact-checking on the accusations. An attack on two transgender women in Germany by a group of teenagers of North African origin, raises more questions about the government's refugee policy.