RT News - December 16 2021 (12:00 MSK)
The World Health Organization warns that the rapidly-spreading Omicron variant of Covid could lead to high death rates, unless we're lucky. We speak to their Europe director about the crisis. Heavily-armed men surround Libyan government offices in Tripoli with militia threatening to scupper the upcoming presidential election - the first such vote in the ravaged African country in seven years. Absurd and worrying - that's how Moscow describes German allegations of a Kremlin-contracted murder in Berlin - vowing to retaliate the expulsion of two Russian diplomats. A Frosty Future - the EU plans to drop all long-term natural gas contracts after 2049 despite concerns that much-vaunted green alternatives won't be able to meet European energy needs.