Obama Promises to End Afghan War
US President Barack Obama has pledged to "finish the job" and end the Afghan war, addressing the US public live from a military base in Afghanistan. Speaking a year after Osama Bin Laden's death, Mr Obama thanked US troops and hailed plans to end combat operations. He ...read more
Lawyer For Accused Afghan Massacre Suspect Sgt Bales: 'No Proof'
The lawyer representing a US soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians in their homes has said there is little proof of his client's guilt. John Henry Browne said there was "no forensic evidence" against Staff Sgt Robert Bales and "no confession". He also dismissed ...read more