Pacific

US will back Philippines if it's attacked in South China Sea: Harris

In such an event, Washington would invoke a 71-year-old mutual defense pact, American vice president says.

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.

Marcos: Mutual Defense Treaty with US ‘continuously’ evolving

Comments come after Harris said it would help defend Philippines if its forces come under attack in South China Sea

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.