RT News - December 29, 2016 (12:00 MSK)

Turkey's foreign minister says a deal has been reached with Russia to establish a nationwide ceasefire in Syria before the new year.The outgoing Obama administration is reportedly planning to hit Russia with more sanctions, for alleged meddling in November's presidential election - despite no proof being released to support the claims. A war of words: America's top diplomat and Israel's prime minister break tradition - as John Kerry condemns Israel's settlement expansion in occupied territories.