RT News - February 09, 2018 (12:00 MSK)

Anti-North Korea and pro-peace protesters clash outside the Olympic arena just two hours before the official start of the Winter Games in South Korea. Dozens of Russian athletes have their hopes dashed as the Court of Arbitration for Sport dismisses their appeals against a doping-related ban.More than 750,000 children are in need of basic medical services in the war-ravaged Iraqi city of Mosul.Republican lawmakers in the U.S. are threatening to cut funding to a global cancer research programme, after it linked America's most widely used weed killer, made by Monsanto, to cancer.