Asia & Pacific

Philippines Keeps US Military Presence Despite Murder

In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, protesters, mostly supporters of LGBT (Lesbians Gays Bisexuals and Transgenders), are blocked by police from getting closer to the U.S. Embassy during a rally to demand justice for the killing of Filipino transgender with a U.S. Marine as a suspect, in Manila, Philippines. A security pact that allows thousands of American troops to join large-scale combat exercises in the Philippines is "imperfect" but Manila is unlikely to amend it, the country's top diplomat said Thursday, Oct. 30. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, protesters, mostly supporters of LGBT (Lesbians Gays Bisexuals and Transgenders), are blocked by police from getting closer to the U.S. Embassy during a rally to demand justice for the killing of Filipino transgender with a U.S. Marine as a suspect, in Manila, Philippines. A security pact that allows thousands of American troops to join large-scale combat exercises in the Philippines is "imperfect" but Manila is unlikely to amend it, the country's top diplomat said Thursday, Oct. 30. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

MANILA, Philippines—A security pact that allows thousands of American troops to join large-scale combat exercises in the Philippines is “imperfect” but Manila is unlikely to...




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