RT News - January 05, 2020 (12:00 MSK)
The body of assassinated Iranian General Qassem Soleimani is returned home, as tens of thousands line the streets. His killing has put the world on 'war alert', after relations between the US and Iran sink to their lowest in years. WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange claims he's dying in prison in London, plied with sedatives, and subjected to 23-hours-a-day of solitary confinement. He made the allegations in a Christmas phone call to a friend. New year, new protests for Hong Kong after a massive turnout for 2020's first rally turns violent, with riot police deployed to disperse protesters.