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SYDNEY - A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after.
World leaders joined tens of thousands of Tunisians on Sunday to march in solidarity against Islamist militants, a day after security forces killed members of a group blamed for a deadly museum attack.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt - Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt announced the formation of a unified military force to counter growing security threats from Yemen to Libya, and as regional heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Iran engage in sectarian proxy wars.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Monday morning announced the termination of the all-out offensive against the rebel group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters. AFP chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang told reporters that the directive is effective Monday as the military has already achieved its objectives, "including the neutralization of more than 50 percent of their ranks, the capture of their bomb factories and seizure of their enclaves and safe havens in different Maguindanao localities."
A lotto bettor won P15.186 million in the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office's Lotto 6/42 draw Saturday night.
A top leader of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, Usop Abeh Salih also known as Kumander Bisaya, was killed by security forces in Maguindanao province on Sunday, GMA News' Jun Veneracion reported.