Guam governor wants a referendum to decide gay marriage

The governor of Guam, a tiny US territory in the Pacific, on Wednesday backed legislation allowing same sex marriage but said the issue, which has sharply divided Americans, should be put to a referendum.

Guam lifts same-sex marriage ban

The Pacific US territory of Guam announced Wednesday it was lifting a ban on same-sex marriages rather than defend a lawsuit brought by a gay couple who had their marriage licence application rejected.

Guam same-sex couple sue for right to marry

 A gay couple in Guam are preparing to take legal action for the right to wed after the health department in the US territory rejected their application for a marriage licence.

Moderate quake rumbles off Pacific territory of Guam

A moderate earthquake today rumbled off the Pacific island of Guam but there were no reports of any problems.

Weakened Tropical Storm Bavi moves into Guam, Marianas

A tropical storm packing steady rains and gusty winds moved into Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands on Sunday, after forecasters cancelled a typhoon watch for the area.

Guam votes for medical marijuana

Voters in the Pacific territory of Guam have backed legalising medical marijuana, despite opposition from governor Eddie Calvo, early results from a referendum showed Wednesday.

Guam killer gets life for Japanese tourist attack

A Guam man who killed three Japanese tourists and injured 11 more during a frenzied knife attack on the Pacific island was jailed for three life terms on Thursday.

No damage reported as 7.1 quake strikes northwest of Guam

  A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 25 miles (40 km) northwest of the Pacific island Guam on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of serious damage.

Guam man on trial for deadly Japanese tourist attack

A Guam man accused of killing three Japanese tourists and injuring 11 more in a frenzied knife attack went on trial Monday in the Pacific island nation.

‘B-52s show Guam is strategic point’

The flight of B-52 bombers from Guam into China`s newly declared air defence zone in the East China Sea underscores the island`s importance to national security, the territory`s delegate to Congress said.

North Korea delivers new round of war rhetoric

North Korea claims it had "powerful striking means" on standby while Seoul and Washington speculated that the country is preparing to test a medium-range missile during upcoming national celebrations.

Guam heightens alert level after North Korea threats

Guam tested its emergency alert system after warnings from North Korea identifying the island as a potential missile target.

`US working with China to defuse North Korea tension`

The recent rhetoric and actions taken by Pyongyang in the past few weeks present a real danger to the American interests in the region, Chuck Hagel said.

North Korea threat: US sending missile defence system to Guam

In the wake of continued heated rhetoric from North Korea, the United States is deploying a ballistic missile defence system in Guam.

North Korea vows to counter enemy N-threats

North Korea will counter enemy nuclear threats with even more powerful nuclear attacks, an official said Thursday.

US drone found in Philippines launched from Guam

Officials from the Philippines and the US Tuesday said an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) found off Masbate island was launched off Guam.

US House OKs budget for Marine transfer to Guam

The US House of Representatives has passed a key defence spending bill for fiscal 2013.

India thrash Pakistan 34-5 to enter 5 Nations rugby final

India thrashed Pakistan (34-5) in a heavily one-sided semi-final to enter the final of the HSBC Asian 5 Nations rugby Division II championships played at the Stadium Kelana Jaya on Wednesday.

US to remove 9,000 Marines from Japan`s Okinawa

The move is part of a broader arrangement designed to tamp down tensions in the US-Japan defence alliance.

US, Japan mull sending 4,700 Marines to Guam

The United States and Japan are hoping to break a stalemate over the US military presence on Okinawa.