RT News - July 24, 2017 (12:00 MSK)

A journalist is caught up in a gun battle in the Iraqi city of Mosul - despite the fact the city was declared free of Islamic State last week. The Iraqi Vice President, Nouri al-Maliki, has said his country's people will not tolerate foreign military bases there. Adding he's already warned the US against such a move. Italy says it will not be threatened by its neighbours over border control, that's as the country struggles with a huge influx of migrants. We hear from a local Mayor, who says his town's at breaking point. RT speaks exclusively to a man with a severe muscle wasting disease, who was convicted for armed robbery in Russia.