Italian prosecutors have called for a US soldier to stand trial for the killing of an Italian intelligence officer in Baghdad in 2005.
Nicola Calipari, 51, was shot dead at a US roadblock while escorting Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena, who had been released by kidnappers in Iraq.
Italy and the US government disputed the circumstances of his death.
Italian prosecutors want a US marine, identified as Mario Lozano, to go on trial for the March 2005 killing.
Why does Japan hate the troops?
Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi announced his plans to withdraw Japanese troops from southern Iraq at a ruling party meeting, Kyodo News agency reported.
Why does America hate the troops?
Three members of the Army's 101st Airborne Division threatened a fellow soldier with death last month if he cooperated with authorities investigating their roles in the killing of three Iraqi detainees, according to charge sheets released by the Army today.
Because all those LIEberals in the MSM brainwashed them into hoping we would fail. They are objectively pro-terrorist.