RT News - February 23, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

The US army admits American soldiers have engaged in combat against ISIL in Iraq, despite earlier claims they were only in the country to "train and assist". Riots erupt in the French capital, with scores of students blocking 16 schools in protest over the alleged rape of a black man by a police officer three weeks ago. An independent nuclear watchdog reveals the UK had dozens of un-reported, potentially disastrous incidents, involving the country's nuclear facilities - four times higher than the official records suggest.