An alleged Indian thief who swallowed a gold necklace expels it in his excreta after being fed special liquids and more than 60 bananas, doctors say.
French President Francois Hollande says there will be "no mercy" for any soldiers found to have abused children in the Central African Republic.
Embarrassment over allegations Germany spied on France for the US
A 15-year-old boy rescued from the rubble of Nepal's earthquake, says he survived because he found two containers of butter nearby.
At least 200 Senegalese are among the more than 750 people who died in the worst Mediterranean migrant boat disaster ever recorded, officials say.
The Russian central bank cuts interest rates by 1.5 percentage points, following a recovery in the rouble amid signals that inflation has peaked.
Cocaine seized from a tug in the North Sea could have been worth more than £500m - believed to be the biggest single class A seizure in the UK.
Satellite pictures taken earlier this year suggest that North Korea may have restarted one of its nuclear reactors, a US think-tank says.
Italy's army shows off its cannabis farm, set up by the government to try and cut the cost of medical marijuana.
Russia says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will no longer attend Moscow's World War Two commemorations, due to "internal issues".
Interpol issues a red notice for the arrest of former Colombian footballer Freddy Rincon on charges of money laundering in neighbouring Panama.
Ahead of Saturday's super-fight, BBC News looks at how Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio stack up inside and outside the ring.
The bizarre story behind Louie Louie
Comedian Sandi Toksvig reveals she quit BBC Radio 4's News Quiz to set up a new political party named the Women's Equality Party.
Vietnam's prime minister says the US "committed barbarous crimes" during the Vietnam War, as he marks 40 years since the end of the conflict.
Consumer prices in the eurozone scraped out of deflation in April after four months, official data shows, boosting hopes of economic recovery in Europe.
Underlying profits at oil giant Royal Dutch Shell fall by less than expected as increased profit margins at its refinery business help to offset cheaper oil.
Germany's national intelligence agency, the BND, spied on top French officials and the European Commission on behalf of US intelligence, reports say.
Film studio Warner Bros will review its promotional campaign for disaster movie San Andreas following the recent Nepal earthquake.
Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine close down the office of the International Rescue Committee, accusing the aid agency of spying.