RT News - January 18, 2017 (13:00 MSK)

The Turkish Foreign Minister threatens the U.S., saying it should not have to face off against its ally, when Ankara decides to storm Kurdish positions in Syria. That's after Washington ealier backtracked on claims it was setting up a Kurdish-led border security force there. President Trump casts doubt on any talks with North Korea ever working, just as direct negotiations between the two Koreas result in a breakthrough decision to compete under one flag at the Winter Olympics. Frustration over migration regulations in Europe, forces Switzerland to consider ending the free movement of people agreement with the EU. A new leak from the Fancy Bears hacking group obtained by RT, raises concerns over how doping cases were handled during the Rio Olympics in 2016, and questions the integrity of the sample bottle manufacturer.