President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras Siezed by the Honduran Military

Troops in Honduras have ousted the president and flown him out of the country after a power struggle over plans to change the constitution.

After arriving in Costa Rica, deposed President Manuel Zelaya said he had been kidnapped by soldiers in a "coup".

Mr Zelaya, elected for a non-renewable four-year term in 2006, had wanted a vote to extend his time in office.

His arrest came just before the start of a referendum ruled illegal by the Supreme Court and opposed by Congress.

There had also been resistance within Mr Zelaya's own party to the plan for the vote.