Marines

US, Philippine marines launch what could be their last joint drills

US and Philippine marines on Tuesday kicked off what could be their last joint military exercises in the Philippines' main Luzon island and Palawan.

Oct 04, 2016, 10:16 AM IST
No Italian query on marines during Sushma Swaraj's visit

No Italian query on marines during Sushma Swaraj's visit

India-Italy relations have been frosty for the past four years after the two Italian marines aboard a cargo vessel allegedly shot two fishermen dead off the Kerala coast mistaking them for pirates.

Sep 07, 2016, 11:53 AM IST
Italy must return marine if India's jurisdiction is proved: UN

Italy must return marine if India's jurisdiction is proved: UN

Italy will have to return its marine Salvatore Girone, held in India on murder charges, in case the court finds Indian jurisdiction over the case, the UN tribunal said today.

May 03, 2016, 17:16 PM IST

International Fleet Review: India shows off naval prowess in "Operation Demo"

Watch this video to see the how the Indian Navy shows off its naval weaponry in a demo called "Operation Demo".

Feb 07, 2016, 20:25 PM IST

Fishermen killing case: India seeks rejection of Italy's plea for handing over Marines

India has sought rejection of Italy's plea to an international tribunal for handing over of two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala's coast, saying India has full jurisdiction in the case and Italy's contentions in this regard were "misleading".

Aug 11, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

US Marines plan force in Honduras for hurricane season

The United States wants to deploy a force of about 250 Marines to Honduras to provide humanitarian help during the region`s hurricane season, officials said Friday.

Apr 11, 2015, 00:49 AM IST

Eleven Colombian troops dismissed for killing civilian

The Colombian Inspector General`s Office dismissed and banned 11 marines, who "arbitrarily" executed a civilian whom they falsely claimed was a guerrilla, from military service for a decade.

Feb 05, 2015, 07:36 AM IST

SC decision on Italian marines: EU warns it could impact ties

European Union's new foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has expressed her disappointment over the Indian Supreme Court's decision on the case of two Italian marines and warned that the issue could impact on EU-India relations.

Dec 17, 2014, 09:43 AM IST

Italy hopes to strike deal with new Indian govt over marines

Italy today rejected India`s claim to jurisdiction in the case of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen and warned that it would seek international arbitration if could not reach an agreement with the new Indian government over the issue.

Jun 10, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

US, Philippine marines launch South China Sea drills

US, Philippine marines launch South China Sea drills

May 09, 2014, 10:23 AM IST

Singapore, Indonesia in row over marines dressed as bombers

A fresh diplomatic row has erupted between Singapore and Indonesia over a 1965 bombing in the city-state, after the Indonesian navy dressed two marines as the perpetrators at a defence exhibition.

Mar 21, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

Under what law are Italian marines to be tried? asks SC

The Supreme Court asked the central government to categorically spell out its stand about the law under which to try the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.

Feb 18, 2014, 12:52 PM IST

India, Italy should resolve marines issue: UN

The long-standing issue of two Italian marines being tried by India is prompting tensions between the two countries and they should try to find a "reasonable" and "mutually acceptable" solution to it, the UN has said.

Feb 15, 2014, 14:43 PM IST

Italy, EU to `react` to India charge against marines: PM Letta

Italy on Monday warned it would "react" to India`s "unacceptable" move to invoke a severe anti-piracy law against two of its marines facing trial there since 2012 over the killings of two Indian fishermen.

Feb 10, 2014, 18:23 PM IST

Italy blasts India`s handling of marines case as `contradictory`

Ahead of hearing of the case in India’s apex court, Italy has blasted India’s handling of the case of the two Italian marines as "contradictory and disconcerting”.

Feb 01, 2014, 01:49 AM IST

Italian marines` case may impact ties with India: EU

The president of the European Commission has said the issue of the Italian marines in India may have an "impact" on the European Union-India relations and "will be assessed carefully".

Jan 30, 2014, 01:09 AM IST

Italy to seek international help over trial of marines in India

Italy will take up at the "international level" the trial of two marines in India for the killing of two Indian fishermen, Premier Enrico Letta has said.

Jan 18, 2014, 21:54 PM IST

Italian marines to request formal charges from SC

Lawyers of the two Italian marines facing trial for murder in India will on Monday ask India`s Supreme Court for formal police charges, Rome`s envoy in the case has said.

Jan 18, 2014, 15:53 PM IST

NIA opposes Italian marines exemption plea in court

The NIA opposed in a Delhi court the pleas filed by two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, seeking exemption from personal appearance on the ground that chargesheet has not been filed in the case.

Jan 08, 2014, 00:13 AM IST

Kerala fishermen killing: Italy concerned over delay in trial, refuses to send witnesses

Expressing concern over the delay in the trial of its marines charged with murder, Italy on Wednesday ruled out sending four seamen as witnesses in the case and sought other legal options to take forward the investigation.

Sep 18, 2013, 19:08 PM IST