RT News - September 06, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

Syrian government forces, with Russian support, retake a key fortified area held by Islamic State in the city of Deir ez-Zor - paving the way for its liberation. It comes following the lifting of the terror group's three-year-long siege. The Russian President says mounting pressure on Pyongyang will not solve the North Korea crisis.  German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pelted with tomatoes during an election campaign rally. Police are now looking for those responsible.