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Afghan shooting suspect named

The American soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians has been named as Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, a US Official has told Reuters.

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Afghan president Karzai slams US over probe into alleged killings by soldier

Afghan president Hamid Karzai criticises US over killings probe. Credit: AP

Afghan president Hamid Karzai criticised the US over a claimed lack of co-operation with the probe of the alleged killing of 16 Afghans by a soldier.

Karzai said a team sent to investigate Sunday's shootings in south Afghanistan did not receive co-operation expected from US officials.

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