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US soldier gets life imprisonment for Afghanistan massacre

Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 12:00

A US soldier was sentenced on Saturday to life in prison without a chance of release for massacring 16 Afghan civilians last year, one of the worst atrocities of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Bales faces angry Afghans as sentencing continues

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 13:47

US soldier who killed 16 Afghan civilians in a solo attack on two villages last year faced more of the victims` relatives, while his brother portrayed him as a patriotic American and loving father.

Army prepares for Afghanistan massacre sentencing

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 10:49

Afghan villagers will have a chance to sit face-to-face with Staff Sgt Robert Bales for the first time since he stormed their mud-walled compounds in pre-dawn darkness and slaughtered 16 people, most of them women and children.

Soldier in Afghan case took malarial drug: Lawyer

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 10:40

The lawyer for the American soldier who killed 16 Afghan civilians says Staff Stg Robert Bales used a controversial malarial drug linked to paranoia, hallucinations and psychosis while on a previous deployment in Iraq.

US soldier admits Afghan massacre, avoids death penalty

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 09:06

US soldier Robert Bales, who is accused of committing a massacre of 16 innocent Afghan villagers in March 2012, on Thursday pleaded guilty to the crime saying there was "not a good reason in this world" for his actions".

US soldier defers plea in Afghanistan massacre

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 23:38

Staff Sgt Robert Bales appeared in a courtroom for his arraignment on 16 counts of premeditated murder and other charges.

US: More charges for Afghan shooting suspect

Last Updated: Saturday, June 02, 2012, 10:14

The US Army dropped a murder charge, but added others, including steroid use, against Staff Sgt Robert Bales.

US blocks investigation of Afghan massacre: Lawyer

Last Updated: Saturday, March 31, 2012, 09:05

Staff Sgt Robert Bales was formally charged last week with the murders of eight adults and nine children in Kandahar on March 11.

Robert Bales had depression after Iraq: Lawyer

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 12:20

Lawyer John Henry Browne said he could not discuss the details of the matter because it remains classified.

Robert Bales’ wife calls her husband ‘very brave’

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 11:19

Robert Bales was formally charged on Friday with 17 counts of premeditated murder and other crimes.

US paid $50,000 per shooting spree death: Afghans

Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 16:02

The families of the dead were told that the money came from US President Barack Obama.

Robert Bales carried out Afghan rampage in 2 stages

Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 09:31

The US Army sergeant accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians allegedly returned to base after the first shootings.