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5 UK Marines Charged With Murder in Afghanistan

Arrests made after video found on laptop

(Newser) - Five Royal Marines have been charged with murder over a death in Afghanistan last year, Britain's Ministry of Defense said today. They are the first British troops to be charged with murder in the country since 2001. The five are among nine marines arrested—seven on Thursday and two... More »

Wills Lands Splashy Training in Caribbean

Commanders decide against deploying prince to Persian Gulf

(Newser) - Instead of heading to duty in the Persian Gulf, one Sub Lieutenant Wales is set to embark on several weeks of training in the Caribbean with Britain's Royal Marines and Royal Navy. Prince William "commendably wanted to be as close to the front line as possible," says a... More »

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