Pacific

Putin confirms he won’t travel to Bali for G20 summit

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will go to Putin's place

Indonesia: Putin likely won’t attend G20 Bali summit in person

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy may attend virtually as an observer, state broadcaster reported.

Pacific nations want compensation commitment from UN climate talks, Samoa says

The islands are among the most vulnerable to rising sea levels and extreme weather.

China, Australia give equipment to Solomon Islands police as rivalry escalates

Solomon Islands police are under equipped but their weapons have previously been stolen and used in conflicts.

Japan, Australia deepen security cooperation as they keep wary eye on China

Kishida promises to increase Japan’s defense spending significantly over the next five years.

In historic visit, Harris reiterates US support for Philippines in sea dispute

Philippine president announces filing of diplomatic note against Beijing over alleged Chinese harassment.

Japan, Australia deepen security cooperation as they keep wary eye on China

Kishida promises to increase Japan’s defense spending significantly over the next five years.