The Rev. Giancarlo Bossi, 57, was kidnapped on June 10 in the Southeast Asian nation's volatile south. He was freed around 9 p.m. (1300 GMT) Thursday along the boundary between Lanao Del Sur and Lanau Del Norte provinces, said Chief Superintendent Jaime Caringal, a regional police commander.
"He's being subjected now to medical examination," Caringal said. "He is well, but he lost a lot of weight."
Russia's Ambassador to Belarus, Mikhail Babich, said that Moscow would treat any military intervention in the affairs of Belarus as an attack on Russia
The month of October was rich with rare astronomical phenomena.