The World This Week

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The death of Baghdadi

President Trump said the IS leader detonated a suicide vest during a US attack. It's a blow to the Islamists, and a boost for Mr Trump's political prospects. Also in the programme: Britain calls a general election instead of leaving the EU; the left takes power in Argentina; and the political Cold War between Twitter and Facebook. (Picture: the late leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in an image released by the US Department of Defense. Credit: Reuters)


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