RT News - October 08 2021 (17:00 MSK)
Dozens of people have reportedly been killed in an apparent suicide bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Northern Afghanistan, it comes just five days after another attack that also targeted a mosque. A Facebook whistleblower who prompted calls in Congress for a crackdown on the social media giant is now herself under scrutiny. Critics say her close ties to the Democrats show she's pushing their agenda for online censorship. US politicians call for new sanctions against Russia over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline - accusing Moscow of manipulating the natural gas market, just days after Vladimir Putin pledged to boost supplies to Europe. The European parliament passes a non-binding resolution seeking to ban police use of 'facial recognition software' in public places - with MEPs hailing it as a major victory. Our guests debate the issue.