The community of Manus Island has expressed gratitude to the Townsville's 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment for their efforts in rebuilding infrastructure during the Exercise Puk Puk initiative in Papua New Guinea.
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EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell says the bloc needs to address the root causes of migration by helping origin countries tackle poverty and empower women.
Australia has announced more Bushmaster vehicles for Ukraine as Prime Minister Anthony Albanese returns from the NATO summit in Lithuania.
Penny Wong has a message for Australia's neighbours on NATO's proposed expansion into Asia, as Anthony Albanese returns from the security summit in Lithuania.
Ukrainian writer and war crimes researcher Victoria Amelina has been confirmed as one of the victims of a Russian attack on a pizza restaurant. .
Ukraine says it has reasserted control of some villages in the southeast although Russia still holds swathes of territory in the east, south and southeast.
Finland has officially joined the NATO alliance in a historic realignment of Europe's post-Cold War landscape triggered by Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
Ukraine's forces have made huge inroads into recapturing Russian-claimed territories, days after Vladimir Putin annexed four provinces.