RT News - October 05, 2016 (12:00 MSK)

The U.S. reportedly considers military strikes against Syria's government, as Washington says its edging closer to conflict with Moscow. British national newspaper The Independent links Russian and Syrian forces to a shelling that killed a young champion swimmer and her brother in Aleppo - but fails to mention the attacks targeted a government-controlled area. Yet more strong words leveled at Barack Obama by the Philippine President, as the country hosts war games with America - which Rodrigo Duterte hints may be the last while he's in power.