French combat troops have pulled out of the Kapisa region of Afghanistan, where they had been in charge of training up the Afghan National Army, whose forces will replace them. It's been 11 years since the French military was first deployed in the country and 88 of their number have been killed in action there. President François Hollande had vowed to bring the soldiers as soon as possible, but 1,500 will stay in Afghanistan for the time being.
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?