RT News - August 19, 2016 (17:00 MSK)
The German interior minister has announced that he intends to ban burqas in public places - as the country tightens its security following a string of attacks across Europe. Russia's defence ministry denies that its war planes bombed residential areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo. This follows the posting of a viral online video showing an injured boy being rescued from the rubble of his home. Сampaigners in the UK urge the Prime Minister to vote Saudi Arabia off a UN panel - over the Gulf kingdom's human rights record.