Pope Benedict XVI arrives in the UK this Thursday to start a four-day tour. It's the first ever state visit to Britain by a pontiff. But the trip comes as the Catholic Church continues to deal with a large-scale sex abuse scandal.
As diplomats from across the Americas step up efforts to resolve the standoff between interim leader Roberto Micheletti and ousted President Manuel Zelaya, Honduran media have made it clear who they are rooting for.
The Pakistani army says the insurgency in the Swat valley has been quashed. Hundreds of thousands of displaced people are now returning to their valley. But did the army really win this battle against the Taliban?