RT News - October 08, 2019 (17:00 MSK)
Iran joins the chorus of condemnation as Turkey readies for a military offensive against Kurdish forces in north-eastern Syria. Reports suggest Ankara has already targeted SDF positions in the region. It's revealed that senior UK doctors were aware that blood donated in the US, and given to British patients in the 1970s and 80s, 'could' have been infected with HIV and hepatitis. We hear from the son of one transfusion victim. American Basketball faces a backlash from one of its biggest audiences and sources of cash - there's anger in China over a tweet in support of protesters in Hong Kong. Ecuador reels from violent clashes over cuts to fuel subsidies. A RT Spanish channel correspondent is caught in the middle of protests.