The quake's epicentre was about 13 kilometres east of the city of Surigao but there was no tsunami threat.
Police have recaptured four escapees and another four have surrendered.
Boxing star-turned-lawmaker, Manny Pacquiao says President Duterte doesn't know about his experience with drugs but added that he is confident it wouldn't damage their close relationship.
Philippine militant group Abu Sayyaf releases Norwegian Kjartan Sekkingstad, who had been held hostage since September 2015.
Explosion took place at a street market in Davao city - the hometown President Rodrigo Duterte.
Prime Minister Trudeau condemns the killing of Canadian John Ridsdel by Philippine militant group Abu Sayyaf.
Gunmen seize four Malaysian crew of tugboat off Malaysia's eastern state of Sabah
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