Some 300 people protested for a second day in the Afghan city of Herat against Iran's weeklong blockage of fuel tankers seeking to enter Afghanistan.
A minivan has reportedly struck a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, triggering a blast that killed six civilian passengers.
More than 500 people have protested in Herat against Iran's weeks-long blockage of hundreds of fuel tankers seeking to enter Afghanistan.
Hundreds of protesters organized by the Afghanistan Solidarity Party have gathered in front of the Iranian Embassy in Kabul to protest that country's ongoing fuel blockade.
In the Kabul neighborhood of Aqibi Silo, children skip school to carry water for their families -- and sell it to their neighbors for a few afghanis.
The water carriers of Aqibi Silo are hardly the only child laborers in Kabul. But the fact that they are missing school to deliver water that should be delivered by public utilities outrages the people of their neighborhood.
The Afghan Interior Ministry says at least two people were killed and more than 20 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul today.
An Afghan government delegation says Afghan and foreign troops have caused more than $100 million damage to fruit crops and homes during security operations in the southern province of Kandahar during the past year.
Visiting U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says his country will not withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014 if Afghans are not ready to take over security responsibilities.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Kabul on a mission to assess progress toward launching a transition to Afghan-led security later this year, and for talks with President Hamid Karzai.
India's foreign minister today promised to keep troops in Afghanistan "as long as the legitimately elected government of Afghanistan wants us to be here."