RT News - August 07, 2016 (17:00 MSK)

The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the machete attack in Belgium - in which two police officers were injured by a man shouting "God is great" in Arabic. The recent wave of attacks in Europe prompts top EU officials to speak of a new reality for the continent, with atrocities possible at any time. Russia celebrates its first Gold in Rio after the team was finally given the green light to take part, after the International Olympic Committee rejected calls for a blanket ban on the country. However, the fate of the country's PARALYMPIC team still hangs in the balance. And who says it's just a two horse race for the U.S. presidency? Jill Stein officially becomes the Green Party's candidate, as Wikileaks chief Julian Assange warns that an election between Trump and Clinton alone, is like choosing between, quote, 'cholera or gonorrhea'.