Military disciplines about 16 in Afghanistan hospital attack
Asia / International News

Military disciplines about 16 in Afghanistan hospital attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 16 U.S. military personnel, including one general officer, have been disciplined for mistakes that led to the bombing of a civilian hospital in Afghanistan last year that killed 42 people, a senior U.S. official said Thursday. According to officials, no criminal charges were filed and the service members received administrative punishments … Continue reading

French agent apologizes for bombing Greenpeace boat in 1985
Australia & the Pacific / International News

French agent apologizes for bombing Greenpeace boat in 1985

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A retired French secret service agent has apologized for planting the bombs which sank a Greenpeace ship 30 years ago, killing a photographer and causing an international incident that tarnished the image of France. Jean-Luc Kister told Television New Zealand on Sunday that he and his colleagues never meant to kill anybody … Continue reading