RT News - April 17, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

The UN condemns a terror attack on evacuees in Syria in which more than a hundred died, mostly children. They were fleeing rebel-held areas - after the Syrian government struck a deal to help people get to safety. Ahead of Sunday's French presidential election, polls suggest voters are not satisfied - accusing the candidates of overlooking the country's social problems. And, Julian Assange hits out at the new CIA chief for attacking free speech - for declaring a crackdown on Wikileaks and labelling its founder 'a demon'.