RT News - April 22, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

France is gripped by security concerns, as a deadly terror attack shakes the country just days before it heads to the polls in a key vote on Sunday. The number of people killed in a Taliban attack on an Afghan military base during Friday prayers, rises to 140 - making it the deadliest yet in the 16-year war. Clashes erupt in Cologne - where protesters oppose a convention being held there by the Alternative for Germany party, known for its strong criticisms of the government's refugee policies.