Right-wing parties hold steady lead ahead of Israeli polls
In just a week's time, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will find out if his gamble has paid off. He's called early elections and it looks like it will work for him, with very little doubt that he will remain in power. However, the race between the runner-ups is hotly contested; it is likely Netanyahu will not get enough seats to rule alone and will be forced to form a coalition once again.
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?