A suicide bomber in Afghanistan has killed at least two civilians at the U.S. military base where copies of the Koran were controversially burned last month.
The U.S. government has slapped sanctions on an Afghan national it says has helped manufacture improvised explosive devices for the Taliban.
Afghanistan's top religious council has demanded that those responsible for the burning of Korans at a NATO airbase last week be put on public trial.
Western and Afghan officials say two American soldiers have been shot dead by two Afghans, including a man believed to be a soldier.
The U.S. military's top transport commander says overland cargo routes through Pakistan must be reopened to NATO for the United States to complete its pullout from Afghanistan by the end of 2014.
At least 20 people have been reported injured in two explosions in Afghanistan -- one targeting a supply convoy for NATO-led forces, and the second targeting a bank in the northeast.
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has praised international coalition forces in Afghanistan for showing "remarkable restraint" during recent violence over the burning of Korans by U.S. troops.
Information has emerged about the arrests of four Afghan officials for allegedly spying on behalf of neighboring Iran and Pakistan.
Local officials say an explosion at a residential compound in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province has killed four women and three children.
U.S. President Barack Obama's administration says it has no plans to accelerate the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in the wake of violent attacks against Americans in the country over the mistaken burning of Korans at a U.S. military base.
The Taliban has claimed that one of its militants has infiltrated an international military base in eastern Afghanistan and poisoned food and drink being served at the facility.
Afghan police in Jalalabad have said a large explosion believed to be the result of a car bomb occurred at the city's airport, which handles both civilian and military flights.