RT News - October 15, 2018 (17:00 MSK)

The German Chancellor's key ally in Bavaria is dealt a big blow in regional elections, being on course to lose their majority. That as the right-wing and the Greens make historic gains. Jihadist fighters defy a deadline for terror groups to withdraw from a de-militarised zone around Syria's last rebel-stronghold. Donald Trump's trade war appears to be back-firing - with China's trade surplus with the US, reaching a record high despite a barrage of punitive measures.