U.S. could strengthen Ukrainian army to punish Russia for behavior in Afghanistan – media Having learnt from intelligence that Russia might be offering bounties to Taliban-associated militants to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, Washington would take a few traditional steps.
16:00, 06 July 2020
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
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
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
Russia "arming the Afghan Taliban", says U.S. - BBC Russia has denied such U.S. allegations in the past, citing a lack of evidence.
14:40, 23 March 2018
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