Stranded by floods and lost, a German backpacker survived for about two weeks in Australia's inhospitable Outback on a diet of insects, police said on Friday. "He joked about never going hungry in the Australian Outback because of the amount of flies you can eat for their protein apparently."
President Vladimir Putin rebuffed a warning from US President Barack Obama over Moscow's military intervention in Crimea, saying on Friday that Russia could not ignore calls for help from Russian speakers in Ukraine.
Western countries voiced concern on Thursday that tensions in Libya could slip out of control in the absence of a functioning political system, and they urged the government and rival factions to start talking.
Hours after the authorising sanctions and visa curbs against Russians on Thursday, US President Barack Obama told President Vladimir Putin the ongoing crisis in Ukraine can be resolved diplomatically.
Hundreds of hours of audio recordings of private meetings in which Nicolas Sarkozy, his close aids and Carla Bruni are heard talking, have been leaked to the French media.
President Barack Obama warned on Thursday a referendum in Crimea on joining Russia would violate Ukranian sovereignty and international law.