US Marine accused of murder moved to Philippine military HQ

A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman was moved to the Philippines` military headquarters Wednesday, authorities said, following huge public pressure for him to be taken off an American warship.

US Marine accused of murder moved to Philippine military HQ

A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman was moved to the Philippines` military headquarters Wednesday, authorities said, following huge public pressure for him to be moved off an American warship.

Philippines` Aquino says US ties above transgender murder

Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Monday the murder of a Filipino transgender prostitute allegedly by a US Marine should not sour ties with the United States.

Murder charge sought for US Marine in Philippine transgender killing

Philippine authorities launched criminal proceedings Wednesday against a US Marine accused of murdering a transgender Filipino in a case that has sparked anti-American protests.

Protesters demand Philippine custody of US Marine

Dozens of activists burned a mock US flag as they protested at the US Embassy in Manila on Tuesday, demanding that Washington hand over to the Philippines a US Marine suspected in the killing of a transgender Filipino that the demonstrators labeled a hate crime.

US General Allen to lead operations against Islamic State

Retired US Marine general John Allen, former commander of American forces in Afghanistan, was appointed coordinator of the international effort against the Islamic State extremist group, the State Department announced Friday.

Iran court overturns ex-US Marine`s death sentence

Iran`s Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence handed to a former US Marine convicted of espionage, with the penalty being cut to 10 years in jail, media reported Sunday.

Colombia`s FARC frees ex-US marine after four months in jungle

Kevin Scott Sutay, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, had been backpacking through several Central and South American countries before he was captured by the FARC. He had ignored police warnings against hiking through a "red zone" for rebel activity in the southeastern province of Guaviare.

US Marine`s rank lowered for urinating on the dead

A US Marine Corps sniper captured on a YouTube video urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan is being reduced in rank after pleading guilty.

Colombia rebels should free ex-Marine: US envoy

A Colombian police general said Kevin Scott Sutay, 26, had entered a hot zone against warnings.

US Marine held in Japan for trespass

US Marines in Japan are also banned from drinking outside their bases as drunken soldiers have conducted more offences that provoked residents` anger.

US House OKs budget for Marine transfer to Guam

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

US marine held for raping minor girl in Italy

A US marine sergeant allegedly made a video of his repeated rape of a seven-year-old girl and posted it online.

Military board says US Marine should be dismissed

A military board says a Marine who criticised President Barack Obama on his
Facebook page has committed misconduct and should be
dismissed.

US Marine critical of Obama faces release

Marine Sergeant Gary Stein, 26, initially ran into trouble for comments he made on his Facebook page in an online debate over the punishment faced by NATO.

US Marine faces boot for anti-Obama Facebook posts

Stein said he planned to fight the charges. He had applied to extend his service, which was set to expire in a few months.

Iran`s Supreme Court orders retrial of CIA spy

Amir Hekmati was sentenced to death in Jan, 1st American to receive a death penalty since the 1979
Islamic Revolution.

Convicted Marine apologizes to Iraqi civilians

Frank Wuterich directed his words at the Iraqi family members who survived his squad`s attacks in 2005.

US Marine spared from jail time in Iraq killings

As part of his guilty plea, Wuterich accepted responsibility for giving negligent verbal instructions to the Marines.

US Marine spared from jail time in Iraq killings

Wuterich was accused of being the ringleader in a series of shootings and grenade attacks on November 19, 2005, that left two dozen civilians dead in Haditha, a city west of Baghdad that was then an insurgent hotspot.