Latest update: 23/04/2012
- Afghanistan - China - French culture - health - India - Thailand
Afghanistan: French troops hand over base, but stay for training
How can NATO hand over control of security to Afghan forces? As troop withdrawal is debated, we look at how French soldiers near Kabul are staying on to train their Afghan colleagues. Next, we discover a battle for power and prestige among Asia's economic giants as India's missile test launch highlights rivalries.
Finally, how about this for life in the fast lane? Thai traffic police have turned their hand to delivering not only parking tickets, but babies too.