U.S. air strikes in eastern Afghanistan killed several Al-Qaeda militants, including two Arabs and four Pakistanis, Afghan officials said on October 27.
The United States has targeted two of Al-Qaeda's most senior leaders in Afghanistan in drone strikes in remote areas of Kunar province, the Pentagon said on October 26.
Pakistani authorities have arrested National Geographic magazine's famed green-eyed "Afghan Girl" for possessing a forged Pakistani identity card.
Gunmen have rounded up and shot dead dozens of civilians in central Afghanistan, prompting protests by locals about government failure to protect them.
Afghan officials say at least eight police officers were killed when militants attacked an outpost in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan says basic leadership failures in many Afghan police and military units have resulted in higher casualty tolls among Afghan troops.
Afghanistan's cultivation of opium poppy has risen by 10 percent in 2016, according to a new report released by the United Nations.
The wildlife-trade monitoring network TRAFFIC warns that hundreds of endangered snow leopards are being killed illegally each year across the high mountain ranges of Asia.
Women from across Afghanistan played the first game of the season in wheelchair basketball in Kabul on October 18.
NATO has confirmed that a gunmen has killed one U.S. soldier and one U.S. civilian near a military base in Kabul used by NATO-led coalition forces.
The United Nations says government forces are responsible for a growing share of civilian casualties in the Afghan conflict.