US General Joseph Dunford assumed command of Nato forces in Afghanistan on Sunday, taking over from General John Allen as the coalition prepares to withdraw the bulk of its combat troops by next year.Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am
Climate change has shrunk Andean glaciers between 30 and 50 per cent since the 1970s and could melt many of them away altogether in coming years, according to a study published in the journal The Cryosphere.25 Jan 2013 - 3:15am
Jill Kelley, the Florida socialite involved in the scandal that led to David Petraeus’ resignation as CIA director, said Paula Broadwell tried to “blackmail" her.23 Jan 2013 - 12:56pm
The top commander of US and Nato forces in Afghanistan has been cleared by a Pentagon inquiry into potentially inappropriate email communications with a Florida socialite, likely resurrecting his nomination to the military’s top job in Europe.23 Jan 2013 - 10:19am
General John Allen18 Nov 2012 - 3:48am
The CIA has launched an internal inquiry following the resignation of its director David Petraeus, who confessed to an extramarital affair, a spokesman for the US intelligence agency said on Thursday.
“If there are lessons to be learned from this case, we’ll use them to improve,” said the spokesman, Preston Golson.16 Nov 2012 - 1:44pm
US President Barack Obama has backed the top US commander in Afghanistan after the four-star general was dragged into the sex scandal that brought down CIA director David Petraeus.15 Nov 2012 - 2:57am
US President Barack Obama backed the commander of US forces in Afghanistan on Tuesday after the top general was dragged into the sex scandal that brought down CIA director David Petraeus.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
The top US commander in Afghanistan is under investigation for alleged inappropriate communication with a woman whose harassment complaint triggered the resignation of CIA director David Petraeus.
President Barack Obama has delayed General John Allen's nomination as Nato's supreme commander pending a probe by the Pentagon.14 Nov 2012 - 3:52am