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Filipina who stabbed 3 persons in Brussels now comatose

THE 52-year-old Filipina who was shot by police after she stabbed and hurt three people in the Belgian capital of Brussels Monday, August 22, is in comatose, a foreign affairs official said.

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Abu Sayyaf bomb expert dies

ZAMBOANGA CITY – An explosive expert of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) died when the bomb he was carrying accidentally exploded while evading from pursuing government forces in Basilan province.

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LOOK: Filipino fishermen find possibly world's biggest pearl

MANILA -- A tourism official said a Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, which he had hidden under a bed for 10 years as a lucky charm.

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Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century war

HAVANA — Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel group reached a historic deal Wednesday evening for ending a half-century of hostilities in one of the world's longest-running and bloodiest armed conflicts.

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4-kilogram gold nugget found in Victoria, Australia

MELBOURNE -- An Australian prospector has found a 145-ounce gold nugget worth an estimated 190,000 U.S. dollars.

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