World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 13, 2015
The US will provide Pakistan $250 million in addition to the billions of dollars of military aid already spent, Secretary of State John Kerry said in Islamabad on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 23, 2014
A U.S. general will decide whether to pursue disciplinary action against Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl over his 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan, after the Army said on Monday it forwarded the findings of its investigation to him.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 15, 2014
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the capture of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl by Taliban militants in Afghanistan has been completed, but it is unclear when the military will finish its report, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
World | Agencies | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Two Taliban suicide bombers hit army buses in Kabul on Wednesday with reports of eight people killed in the twin attack, police said, one day after the new Afghan government signed a deal for US troops to stay in the country.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 29, 2014
A senior adviser to US President Barack Obama said on Monday that Afghanistan will sign a deal on Tuesday to allow American soldiers to remain in the country past the end of the year.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 17, 2014
A general investigating the disappearance of a U.S. Army sergeant in Afghanistan is getting several more weeks to complete his probe.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014
The US Army has begun questioning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl about his disappearance in Afghanistan that led to five years in captivity by the Taliban, his attorney and an Army spokeswoman said Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 6, 2014
A US general was killed and more than a dozen people were wounded on Tuesday, including a German general, in the latest insider attack by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier, US, German and Afghan officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A man in Afghan military uniform opened fire on NATO troops at an army training centre in Kabul on Tuesday, reportedly killing a US general and wounding at least 19 other people, including a senior German officer.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on foreign troops at a military base, killing at least one US soldier and wounding 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and "about a dozen" Americans, authorities said.
World | Asscociated Press | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A bitterly divided House panel has voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 17, 2014
The lawyer representing Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has said that his client has been vilified by some people, but the public should not leap to conclusions before the US Army finishes its investigation into how and why the soldier left his post in Afghan...
World | Associated Press | Monday July 14, 2014
A senior U.S. defense official says Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, has been returned to regular Army duty.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 3, 2014
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years, has been allowed to venture off the Texas military base where he is receiving care as part of his "reintegration process" into society, a US Army spokeswoman said on Wednesd...
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 26, 2014
The United States Army sergeant recently released from captivity by the Taliban is in something of a legal limbo as the investigation continues into why and how he left his post in Afghanistan five years ago and ended up in insurgents' hands.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 23, 2014
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier freed in a swap with the Afghan Taliban, has been released from a Texas medical center and is now in outpatient care, the US Army said Sunday.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday June 19, 2014
A member of Bowe Bergdahl's unit in Afghanistan told Congress Wednesday that the recently released US Army sergeant "wanted to hunt and kill" Taliban, even while telling relatives he aimed to help Afghans.
World | Reuters | Monday June 16, 2014
The United States military said on Monday it had begun an investigation into the 2009 disappearance in Afghanistan of Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier freed last month after five years in Taliban captivity.
World | Reuters | Saturday June 14, 2014
U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years as a Taliban prisoner of war before being released on May 31, was in stable condition at a military hospital in Texas and has not yet met his parents, military officials said on Friday.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 12, 2014
In Facebook posts written before he vanished from his military base in Afghanistan, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl spoke of his frustration with the world and his desire to change the status quo.
World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Four years after making Oscar-nominated film "Restrepo," about soldiers' life on the Afghan frontline, Sebastian Junger focuses on their thoughts on war, addiction and friendship, in a long-awaited follow-up.
World | Reuters | Friday June 6, 2014
A U.S. military investigation of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's capture by the Taliban found he had slipped away from his unit before but had always returned, raising questions about whether or not he was deserting when he disappeared in 2009, people ...
World | Associated Press | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Right up until the moment Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed, U.S. officials were not sure the Taliban would really release the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan in exchange for high-level militants detained at Guantanamo Bay.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 3, 2014
The exchange of five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo for a U.S. Army soldier held captive in Afghanistan could set a precedent for a similar swap with Cuba, a Cuban intelligence agent who spent years imprisoned in the United States said Monday.