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May 30, 2013
US soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan villagers agrees to plead guiltyRobert Bales had slipped away from his remote southern Afghanistan outpost early on 11 March, 2012, and attacked mud-walled compounds in two sleeping villages nearby.
Nov 12, 2012
Afghan children testify the horrors of bloodbath by US soldierThe soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians watched as child after child described the bloodbath that left their parents and other loved ones dead.
Jun 02, 2012
Army adds charges against Afghan shooting suspectThe Army dropped a murder charge, but added other charges, including steroid use, against Staff Sgt Robert Bales who had been accused of gunning down 16 civilians in a pre-dawn raid on two Afghan villages in March.
Mar 26, 2012
Wife defends US soldier accused in Afghan killings"He loves children, he's like a big kid himself," she said. "I have no idea what happened, but he would not ... he loves children, and he would not do that."
Mar 24, 2012
US Army sergeant charged in Afghan massacreThe Bales case is likely to be equally complex, involving questions of his mental state and the role that the stresses of war and possible previous head injuries may have played in his alleged actions.
Mar 23, 2012
US Army sergeant to face 17 murder counts in Afghan killingsUS Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, accused of killing Afghan civilians including women and children in a shooting rampage in Kandahar province last week, will be charged with 17 counts of murder.
Mar 20, 2012
Afghan killings: Lawyer says suspect remembers nothingThe Army staff sergeant accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians in a nighttime shooting rampage has a sketchy memory of the night of the massacre, his lawyer said Monday after meeting his client for the first time.
Mar 20, 2012
Afghan shooting suspect to meet lawyers for first timeA US soldier implicated in the massacre of 16 villagers in Afghanistan was expected to have his first meeting with his defense team on Monday.
Mar 19, 2012
Soldier suspected in Afghanistan massacre to meet with lawyersBales, 38 and a four-tour combat veteran, is suspected of walking off his base in southern Afghanistan on Sunday and gunning down the 16 civilians, in a massacre that sent American-Afghan relations into a tailspin.
Mar 19, 2012
Afghan shooting suspect was struggling financiallyThe 38-year-old US Army staff sergeant suspected of gunning down 16 Afghan civilians, including nine children, had struggled to make financial ends meet and was disappointed at being sent back into a war zone for a fourth time.