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

With NATO shying away from relations with Ankara, Turkey says it'll consider military cooperation with Russia - that's according to the Turkish Foreign minister. Controversy enters the race for the leadership of the opposition Labour Party in the UK, after one of the contenders says ISIL should be brought to the negotiating table. A Taliban splinter group, previously thought to have been defeated, suddenly announces a new leader, and its readiness to fight "foreign invaders" in Afghanistan.