The World This Week

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Iran in the crosshairs

There's growing pushback against Iranian involvement in Iraq and Lebanon. Iran is being seen by some as the kind of interfering foreign state it often criticises. Also in this programme: the British general election campaign gets under way - though rather badly for both main parties; President Trump's impeachment woes mount up; why the Victoria Falls waterfall is in trouble; and 30 years on: another set of German certainties crumble. (Picture: demonstrators in front of the Iranian consulate in the Iraqi city of Kerbala. Credit: Reuters)


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