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The US kills Iran's mastermind


A drone strike in Baghdad killed Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Quds force. It came days after supporters of a pro-Iranian militia attacked the US embassy in Baghdad. Also in this edition: Turkey offers help to Libya - as a rush for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean gathers pace; the astonishing argument over who's to blame for World War 2; and - is crazy weather the new normal? (Picture: An Iranian picture of Qasem Soleimani. Credit: Iranian Supreme Leader's office via EPA)


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 2020-01-04  24m