RT News - August 17, 2016 (12:00 MSK)

A new era of international cooperation could be on the cards for Syria, amid reports China will be offering military assistance to the Assad government and Iran gives Russia use of one of its airbases, to launch anti-ISIL bombing missions. A German refugee housing firm finds itself in hot water - over leaked e-mails in which staff jokingly suggest providing guillotines and crematoriums for asylum seekers. A new chapter in the Hillary Clinton e-mail scandal! A senate committee calls for perjury charges against the Democratic presidential candidate, accusing her of lying under oath. RT speaks to an Algerian businessman who has offered to pay all burkini fines in France - after more cities there ban the all-body Islamic swimsuit.