FBI recommends charges against ex-CIA chief Petraeus

2015-01-10 11:35

The FBI and US prosecutors have reportedly recommended bringing felony charges against retired General David Petraeus for allegedly providing classified information to his former mistress while he was director of the CIA.

Petraeus apologises for 'mistake'

2013-03-27 10:00

Former CIA chief General David Petraeus has apologised for the "mistake" which triggered his resignation last year, in his first public speech since quitting due to an extra-marital affair.

US general defers plea over sex charges

2013-01-23 14:06

A US Army general brought back from Afghanistan to face court-martial on a series of sexual misconduct charges has deferred entering a plea.

Top international scandals of 2012

2012-12-27 11:46

From the spear that divided a nation to Lance Armstrong losing his Tour de France titles, here are some of 2012's most sensational stories.

Allen resumes command in Afghanistan

2012-11-21 22:17

General John Allen has returned to Kabul to resume his duties as the commander of the war in Afghanistan, after the Pentagon announced it is investigating potentially "inappropriate" correspondence with a woman.

Petraeus lover filled with 'guilt, shame'

2012-11-20 14:03

Speaking through her brother, the ex-lover of fallen CIA chief David Petraeus has broken her silence on the affair that led to his downfall, saying she is "filled with guilt and shame".

Petraeus's lover regrets affair damage

2012-11-19 10:01

Paula Broadwell, whose extramarital affair with CIA chief David Petraeus led to his resignation, is telling friends she is devastated by the fallout.

Petraeus, Allen letters 'inappropriate'

2012-11-16 11:03

The letters written by then-CIA director David Petraeus and General John Allen in a court appeal for custody of a child of a woman they are now embroiled in a scandal with were inappropriate, say analysts.

Hollywood to cash in on Petraeus scandal

2012-11-16 08:27

Studio executives have reportedly been huddled in meetings, sifting through potential scripts that can be tweaked about former four-star general David Petraeus' sex scandal.

Petraeus sex scandal amuses Taliban

2012-11-15 21:45

The sex scandal that has brought down CIA chief David Petraeus may be causing heartache in the Washington security establishment but the affair has prompted laughter among the Taliban.


Criticised Petraeus to take $1 salary

2013-07-16 11:04

Former CIA director David Petraeus is taking a big salary cut for his visiting professorship at the City University of New York's honours college after being criticised for how much he was getting paid.

US commander cleared in Petraeus case

2013-01-23 19:46

A Pentagon investigation has cleared General John Allen, the top US commander in Afghanistan, of professional misconduct in exchanging e-mails with a civilian woman linked to a sex scandal.

Kelley: I knew I was being stalked

2013-01-22 22:46

The woman caught up in the scandal that brought down CIA director David Petraeus has decided not to press charges against his mistress over allegedly threatening e-mails.

Socialite fights back in Petraeus scandal

2012-11-28 11:08

A Tampa socialite embroiled in the scandal that cost CIA Director David Petraeus his job is fighting back, releasing material she says shows she never tried to exploit her friendship with Petraeus.

Sister defends socialite in Petraeus saga

2012-11-21 12:00

The sister of the Florida socialite who inadvertently triggered the FBI probe that brought down CIA chief David Petraeus has defended both her twin and the former general.

Benghazi row: Focus on edited memo

2012-11-19 11:06

The row over the assault on the US mission in Libya has narrowed to focus on how and why the CIA's determination that it was a terror attack was left out of a public "talking points" memo.

Petraeus knew quickly who was behind attack

2012-11-16 13:00

Former CIA director David Petraeus is to tell lawmakers he knew "almost immediately" after the attack on a US mission in Libya that al-Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Sharia was to blame, says a report.

Shirtless photo a 'joke': FBI agent

2012-11-16 09:01

The FBI agent who began the investigation that led David Petraeus to resign as CIA director says a shirtless photo he sent to a woman at the centre of the probe was a "joke" sent to many friends.

CIA opens probe into Petraeus scandal

2012-11-16 08:16

The CIA has launched an internal inquiry following the resignation of its director David Petraeus, who confessed to an extramarital affair, says a spokesperson for the US intelligence agency.

Ethics review for US top brass

2012-11-15 20:40

Defence Secretary Leon Panetta ordered US military commanders to carry out a review of ethics training among senior officers amid a widening sex scandal that cost CIA chief David Petraeus his job.

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