The Pentagon has decided to keep secret the details of its investigation into Marine Gen. John R Allen, the former commander of US troops in Afghanistan, citing privacy concerns.
Obama himself made this announcement after he met Gen Allen at the White House this morning.
A top American general based in Afghanistan has said that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is hiding in Pakistan along with his commanders.
Day in Pics: 27th March
Showbiz World - March 27, 2015
Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashes in French Alps