Various media report that as violence continues in Aleppo, Kofi Annan has announced his decision not to renew his role as the UN peace envoy to Syria. | The Daily Mirror reports that Olympic gold medal cyclist Bradley Wiggins has paid tribute to the Armed Forces, describing those who have served in Afghanistan as 'real heroes'. | The Daily Mail runs a comment piece by Martin Samuel praising the conduct of Armed Forces personnel providing security at Olympic venues. He says that they are 'by popular consent, the true stars of this Olympics' and suggests that the Olympics have been a PR victory for the MOD. | The Telegraph reports that a suicide attack on Afghan capital Kabul was thwarted yesterday when five militants were killed in an early morning raid by Afghan security forces. | The Sun carries a feature on the Territorial Army's new drive to recruit women to its ranks, as it looks to boost its overall numbers. | The Guardian reports that the MOD is seeking to develop a new generation of unmanned maritime drones that would be used for anti-submarine warfare and possible missile attacks on enemy ships. | The Daily Mail reports that a new British-developed £20,000 'spy drone' called the SQ-4 Recon is being examined by the US military for possible use in Afghanistan.