Senegal's presidential election, which saw the incumbent concede defeat peacefully, has been hailed as a "great victory for democracy" in Africa. President Abdoulaye Wade accepted that he was defeated by Macky Sall in Sunday's run-off.
President Obama is on a state visit to the UK while NATO considers ramping up military action against Libya. Now France says it'll send attack helicopters to Libya and the British may as well. The World's Laura Lynch reports.
Over one million French workers are expected to join the country's second nationwide strike in two months. They are protesting French President Sarkozy's handling of the economic downturn. For more we turn to Hugh Schofield, the BBC's Paris correspondent.
Veterans Day in the U.S. honors all those who've done military service. In other countries, the day is set aside to remember the Armistice that ended World War One. The World's Katy Clark has a global wrap-up of Veterans Day celebrations.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been making deals in the Middle East recently to boost France's profile there but the moves are also attracting the attention of Islamic extremists, as The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
Three Americans held captive for more than five years in the jungles of Colombia have returned home, but now that they are free, the former captives are expressing concern for the people still being held hostage, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Former hostage Ingrid Betancourt is in France, where she is the focus of much media attention; Lisa Mullins talks with Time Magazine's Paris correspondent Vivienne Walt about the French reaction to Betancourt's rescue and return.
The leaders of the European Union say they will postpone renewing an important economic and political agreement with Russia because of its actions in Georgia. The World's Gerry Hadden says concern about a cut off of Russian oil and gas affected the EU.