US House formally condemns Obama for Guantanamo prisoner swap

The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to condemn President Barack Obama for failing to give Congress a 30-day notice before exchanging prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl for five members of the Taliban who were being held at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap for Taliban leaders: US

The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said on Thursday.

Former Afghanistan war prisoner Bergdahl questioned in army probe

Freed US prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl on Wednesday answered all questions put to him by the US Army general investigating the circumstances leading to his capture by the Taliban, Bergdahl’s attorney said.

US Army starts questioning Bergdahl about capture

The US Army and a defense attorney say military investigators have begun questioning Bowe Bergdahl about his disappearance in Afghanistan that led to five years in captivity by the Taliban.

Bergdahl hires lawyer for military investigation

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 Afghanistan before being captured by the Taliban.

Taliban sympathiser posts pictures of smiling US captive

US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years, appeared smiling alongside a commander from the militant Haqqani network in a photo posted on a Twitter account by a supporter of the Afghan Taliban.

Taliban post picture of commander with smiling US captive

US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years, appeared smiling alongside an alleged Haqqani commander in a photo posted on a Twitter account purporting to be from the Afghan Taliban.

Bowe Bergdahl not interviewed by US Army investigator

The US 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.

Ex-POW Bowe Bergdahl moved to outpatient care: US Army

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 has said.

Bowe Bergdahl`s condition stable, has not met parents: US Army

US 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.

Bergdahl`s parents overjoyed son is back in US

A spokesman for the parents of US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl says they are overjoyed their son has returned to the United States.

US Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl returns home for more treatment

Two weeks after being traded for five high-profile Taliban militants, US Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is back on American soil.

US Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl scheduled to arrive in Texas on Friday

Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who has been recuperating in Germany after being released from five years of Taliban captivity, is scheduled to arrive in Texas on Friday.

Hearing fails to calm anger over deal to free Bergdahl

A closed-door congressional hearing on the release of Bowe Bergdahl failed to calm Republican anger on Tuesday over the administration`s secretive deal to trade five Taliban leaders held at Guantanamo for the US prisoner of war.

White House-Congress rift over Bergdahl deal deepens

A political storm over the trade of five Taliban inmates for a captured American soldier intensified on Monday when Obama administration officials told U.S. lawmakers that up to 90 people within the administration - but no members of Congress - were told in advance about the swap.

Odds of peace talks with Taliban `difficult and long`: US

The US today said the prisoners swap deal with the Taliban might have opened up political doors but the odds of peace talks with banned group were "difficult" and "long".

Bergdahl describes harsh treatment, solitary confinement: US officials

US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl suffered harsh treatment at the hands of his Taliban captors, including long periods of solitary confinement, according to US military officials who also said the soldier was struggling emotionally and had not yet called his parents.

Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

US Sgt Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior US official said on Sunday.

FBI investigates threats against Bergdahl family

US authorities are investigating threats against the family of former Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl.

Bowe Bergdahl`s father receives death threats: Police chief

The father of Bowe Bergdahl, the Idaho soldier released from captivity in a controversial prisoner swap with the Taliban, has received emailed death threats that authorities are investigating, an Idaho police chief said on Saturday.