Reports alleging US Marines conduct training in Taiwan rebutted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s military authorities rebutted reports that a battalion of U.S. Marines had conducted training exercises on the island as part of a tour that saw them deploy...

US Marines commander asks for quiet mourning on Okinawa

TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. Marines commander in Japan is asking service people on the southwestern region of Okinawa to keep a low profile to show respect after a sailor allegedly stabbed a Japanese woman an...

China cries foul at deployment of US soldiers at AIT in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke on Wednesday (April 3) that soldiers have been posted at the de-facto American embassy in Taiwan since 2005, China's government issued a statement on Thurs...

US Marines declare 5 missing crew members dead in warplanes crash last week off Japan's coast; say search has ended

TOKYO (AP) — US Marines declare 5 missing crew members dead in warplanes crash last week off Japan's coast; say search has ended.

US Marines leader in Australia replaced over alcohol charge

DARWIN, Australia (AP) — The U.S. Marine Corps says the commander of more than 1,500 Marines in northern Australia was relieved of his duties after police caught him driving under the influence of alc...

Pentagon balks on sending Marines to de facto US embassy in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite reports on both sides of the Taiwan Strait that U.S. Marines would be deployed at the new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de facto U.S. embassy in the country, ...

2 suspects in murder of Canadian served in Israeli IDF, US Marines, before teaching English in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Reports have surfaced that the two men suspected of brutally butchering a Canadian English teacher in New Taipei last week served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the United...

NATO confirms German troops to spearhead 'Trident Juncture' exercises

Norway is to host most of NATO's "Trident Juncture" exercises which are to include 8,000 German troops. Exercises "in the air, at sea and on land" will be held over two weeks ...

US Marines at AIT in Taipei would signal 'US invasion of China' says Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) complex in Neihu, Taipei has sparked renewed international media attention, after Taiwan’s Liberty Times news organization...

State Department requests for US Marines in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Two U.S. officials told CNN that the U.S. Department of State has requested the dispatch of a Marine Corps to Taiwan to help defend AIT, America's de facto embassy ther...

Japan to halt evacuation drills after North Korea denuclearization pledge

Japan plans to halt the civilian evacuation drills it began in January after North Korea test-fired missiles near and over Japanese islands, local media reported Thursday. The official announcement o...

NATO-member Norway wants to double US troops near Russia

NATO member Norway has said it will ask Washington to send 700 US Marines to its northern region, compared to 330 on "rotation" since early last year. Oslo's announcement followed a cal...

US Marines' bravery celebrated 100 years after French battle

BELLEAU, France (AP) — High-ranking military officials from the U.S., France and Germany have taken part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in northern France to mark the centennial of...

Romanian police fine 5 US Marines over bar tab dispute

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police have questioned and fined five U.S. Marines based in Romania over an altercation in a bar. Police spokeswoman Mihaela Gird said Monday that ...

US Marines live-fire range planned on 'pristine' Guam land

HAGNATA, Guam (AP) — A U.S. military live-fire training range is being built on Guam to support the relocation of Marines. The Pacific Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2wHXt6z ) Bla...