RT News - October 21, 2016 (12:00 MSK)

At least 16 dead as Islamic State fighters launch attacks on the Iraqi city of Kirkuk storming several targets. The ceasefire in Aleppo is extended by 24 hours - giving hope to civilians desperate to reunite with their families, despite the constant rebel shelling during the shaky truce. The ceasefire in Aleppo is extended by 24 hours - giving hope to civilians desperate to reunite with their families, despite the constant rebel shelling during the shaky truce. British magazines 'The Spectator' and the Economist put Vladimir Putin on their covers - with talk of invasion plans and a propaganda drive.