RT News - November 16, 2016 (12:00 MSK)

Russia begins a major anti-terror operation in the Syrian provinces of Homs and Idlib, using its biggest naval vessel. Meanwhile, for a 29th day now Moscow is holding back on air strikes against militant positions in Aleppo. Clashes erupt in Greece, as Barack Obama visits the NATO member in a bid to cement ties with the US before Donald Trump moves into the Oval Office. Prominent Slovenian philosopher Slavoi Zizek explains why he thinks Donald Trump's presidency "will trigger restructuring of the entire" US political system. A French industrial giant faces legal action over claims it paid taxes to Islamic State in Syria to keep one of its factories working. The company denies it does business with terrorists.