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Pakistan not putting enough pressure on Haqqani network: US General

General Nicholson said US troops in Afghanistan has been authorised by President Barack Obama to take any measures necessary to defend against the Haqqani threat.

Afghan peace deal with warlord an 'encouraging' step: US general

Afghan peace deal with warlord an 'encouraging' step: US general

Afghan officials signed a peace deal on Thursday with a party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a move that inspired both hope and fear as it dredged up tensions dating back decades.

Iraq's Mosul can be retaken from Islamic State this year, says US general

Coalition-backed Iraqi forces can retake the key northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State group by the end of the year, the commander of US forces in the Middle East said Tuesday.

US General`s killer hid in bathroom: Afghan official

An Afghan military official says the Afghan soldier who killed a US two-star general and wounded other top officers hid in a bathroom before his assault and used a NATO machine gun in his attack.

Pentagon mourns death of American General in Afghan attack

Mourning the death of Maj Gen Harold J Greene, the highest-ranking American military officer to be killed since the 9/11 attacks, the Pentagon has said it remains committed to its mission in this war-torn country.

Pentagon confirms US general killed in Kabul attack

The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that a US general was killed in an attack in Afghanistan -- the highest-ranking American fatality since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Freed Bergdahl may face investigation: US general

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, recently released after five years as a captive of the Taliban, may still be disciplined if the army finds evidence of misconduct, the US military`s top officer said Tuesday.

Nigeria `willing to talk` to Boko Haram over missing girls

Nigeria said it was willing to talk to Boko Haram militants, as the US sent its top Africa general for talks on the rescue mission of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls.

US general in Nigeria to aid search for schoolgirls

The US force commander, David Rodriguez is reaching Nigeria to discuss the ways US can provide help to the Nigerian government in searching more than 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram islamist militants.

US general pleads guilty on 3 counts; not assault

A US general accused of sexual assault pleaded guilty today to three lesser charges, a remarkable admission sure to end the military career of a man once regarded as a rising star among the Army`s small cadre of trusted battle commanders.

`Conditions are set` to win Afghan war: US General

The No. 2 American commander in Afghanistan says he believes the stage has been set for winning the war.

Indian Army most influential in Asia Pacific: US General

The Indian Army is by far the most influential in the Asia Pacific region, a top American General has said, asserting that the US should work with partners like India and Egypt to shape a stable global order.

US general handling Air Force sex scandal set to retire

A US general handling the air force`s worst sexual scandal has said he will soon retire.

US general suspended over handling of sex assault

A general who oversees US Army troops in Japan has been suspended for allegedly failing to report or investigate an account of a possible sexual assault, officials said Friday.

`ISI has links with Haqqani network`

A top American commander on Tuesday said that the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network have sanctuaries inside Pakistan.

US general stripped of post amid sex claims

A US army general responsible for operations in east Africa has been stripped of his command amid reports of sexual misconduct, a Pentagon official confirmed on Friday.

US Gen recommends 13,600 troops in Afghanistan after 2014

A top US General has recommended about 14,000 troops to be present in the war-torn Afghanistan even as Afghan forces take charge of the country`s security.

Top US general confident in Afghans

The top commander of US-led forces in Afghanistan believes government security forces have improved faster than expected.

No progress on safe haven issue in Pak: US General

There has been no progress on the issue of safe havens in Pakistan, according to a top American general.

Panetta demotes US general for lavish travel and spending

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has demoted a former head of the Africa command on charges of lavish travel and spending.