RT News - January 24, 2018 (17:00 MSK)

Tempers fray at the United Nations as the US claims Russia bears responsibility for chemical attacks in Syria, regardless of who carried them out. The US government's aid chief says the scale of destruction in the Syrian city of Raqqa is 'almost beyond description' - after America's devastating bombing campaign against Islamic State there. There's an outcry in the sporting world over the potential exclusion of a number of clean Russian athletes from the upcoming Winter Olympics.