Russia offered cash to Taliban to kill U.S., UK troops in Afghanistan The European official says Russian intelligence officers involved are part of the GRU unit 29155, which has been blamed by intelligence officials previously for the attempted poison attack on ex-KGB spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, as well as other prominent attacks in Europe.
17:50, 28 June 2020
Ukraine to continue participation in NATO mission in Afghanistan – foreign minister Prystaiko says Ukraine welcomes the agreements reached between the U.S. and Taliban.
10:00, 02 March 2020
Zelensky honors memory of Ukrainians fallen in Soviet-Afghan war The Ukrainian leader laid flowers to the monument.
12:41, 14 February 2020
Ukrainian Boeing crash in Iran: FM reports number, citizenship of victims Local emergency services say no one survived in the crash.
11:40, 08 January 2020
CNN: President Trump announces Taliban talks have restarted on surprise Afghanistan visit (Video) Trump also held a bilateral meeting with the President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani.
23:55, 28 November 2019
AP: Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63 The attack comes at a greatly uncertain time in Afghanistan as the U.S. and the Taliban appear to be within days of a deal on ending the war after several rounds of talks this year.
20:40, 18 August 2019
Moldovan helicopter with Ukrainian crew crashes in Afghanistan Technical malfunctions are seen as the cause behind the incident.
20:59, 02 September 2018
Ukrainian national discovered in Afghanistan 30 years after being captured set to fly to Ukraine – MP Belokurov, who has turned into Islam and speaks Farsi, has long been living in an Afghani village, taking care of five children, owning several shops and fighting against Taliban.
16:40, 11 July 2018
Ukraine plans to more than double contingent in NATO training mission in Afghanistan – media Currently, a total of 338 Ukrainian army servicemen participate in eight international peacekeeping and security operations around the world.
13:20, 11 July 2018
Afghanistan Eid car bomb, claimed by Islamic State, kills 26 – media The Taliban announced a surprise three-day ceasefire over the Eid holiday, which began on Friday.
20:30, 16 June 2018
Cabinet allocates $24,518 for families of Ukrainians killed in Kabul terror attack <p>Ukraine's Cabinet ordered the Infrastructure Ministry, as well as Kyiv, Kirovohrad, Luhansk, Mykolaiv, Khmelnytsky, and Chernivtsi Regional State Administrations to allocate UAH 100,000 in aid each family.</p>
16:39, 29 January 2018
Kabul attack update: Seven Ukrainians killed <p>The number of Ukrainians killed in a terrorist attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, has increased to seven people, according to Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine in Tajikistan and Afghanistan, Viktor Nikitiuk.</p>
11:00, 22 January 2018
Kremlin elaborates on issues Trump, Putin discussed over phone Nov 21 <p>Russian President Vladimir Putin during a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stated that there was "no alternative" to Minsk agreements for the Donbas settlement, the Kremlin press service has told UNIAN.</p>
23:30, 21 November 2017
RFE/RL: Russia-NATO Council to discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan <p>The joint NATO-Russia Council is set to meet for a third time this year on October 26, with Ukraine and Afghanistan on the agenda, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).</p>
11:59, 26 October 2017
Tillerson makes surprise Afghanistan visit – media <p>U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Monday to meet with Afghan leaders and reaffirm support for stability, according to Deutsche Welle.</p>
23:41, 23 October 2017
Mattis signs orders to send additional troops to Afghanistan – media <p>U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday he had signed orders to send additional troops to Afghanistan, the most concrete step yet by President Donald Trump's administration in tackling America's longest war, according to Reuters.</p>
10:28, 01 September 2017
Trump to dispatch another 4,000 troops to Afghanistan <p>Reversing course from his campaign pledges, President Donald Trump on Monday night committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan, signaling he would dispatch more troops to America's longest war and vowing "a fight to win," Reuters reports.</p>
11:00, 22 August 2017
Trump to make announcement on U.S. strategy for Afghanistan - CBS News <p>President Trump has decided on a strategy for Afghanistan that also takes a broad approach toward tackling competing interests in South Asia, CBS News reports. </p>
09:50, 21 August 2017
RFE/RL: Militants attack Iraqi Embassy in Kabul <p>Afghan security forces continue to exchange fire with militants who have launched an attack on the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.</p>
14:21, 31 July 2017
Huge bomb blast kills dozens, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital – media <p>A powerful bomb exploded in the morning rush hour in the center of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing or wounding hundreds of people and sending clouds of black smoke into the sky above the presidential palace and foreign embassies, according to Reuters.</p>
12:16, 31 May 2017