RT News - January 09, 2020 (17:00 MSK)
Police use tear gas to disperse crowds in Paris, as protesters gather to join a major nationwide strike over pension reforms, now into its 36th day. The US and Iran take a step back after coming dangerously close to open conflict with Donald Trump limiting his response to the Iranian missile strikes, to new sanctions. TV pundits in the US are going into overdrive, as they beat the drums of war. Although it turns out many of those experts are keeping quiet about their ties to the defence industry. Mental health patients in mixed hospital wards in England have reportedly suffered sexual abuse.