RT News - January 29, 2018 (17:00 MSK)

Russia's Paralympian team is banned from the upcoming Winter Games - though some clean athletes will be allowed to compete as neutrals. The decision comes as the World Anti-Doping Agency launches a new probe - into claims the latest-generation sample containers, can easily be tampered with. Islamic State says it's behind an attack on a military academy in Kabul which left 11 servicemen dead and another 16 injured. It's the latest in a string of terrorist atrocities in Afghanistan, that have claimed more than a hundred lives.