RT News - August 17, 2019 (17:00 MSK)
The Trump administration urges Congress to permanently reauthorize a suspended mass surveillance program - prompting an outcry from rights groups. The US issues a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker after Gibraltar's Supreme Court ordered its release earlier this week. The vessel had been impounded by British Royal Marines in the Mediterranean last month. The family of a girl rejected from Germany's most reputable boys' choir sues for gender discrimination - but a court in Berlin rules otherwise, and says it was down to lack of skill.