RT News - April 23, 2017 (12:00 MSK)

Violent clashes in Paris - on the eve of the first round of France's presidential election, in which eleven candidates are vying to occupy the Elysee palace. Survivers of the Syria evacuation-convoy blast recall the pain and horror they experienced the terror attack killed almost 150 people, most of them children. Donald Trump seemed confused this week about the aircraft carrier he was sending to North Korea - after it was spotted heading in the opposite direction. The British Prime Minister makes a surprise u-turn - by calling a snap general election this summer.