A suicide car bomber has detonated his explosives in Afghanistan's eastern Logar Province, killing at least nine people and wounding some 20 other people.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has urged the Taliban to join in reconciliation talks, a call that was echoed by China's prime minister
China is hosting an international conference on Afghanistan's security and reconstruction in Beijing.
The United States' watchdog for Afghanistan is warning that the country's lucrative opium economy is threatening reconstruction efforts, and the United States is not adequately addressing the problem.
The Pakistani army says a four-month-old offensive against militant groups in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan is progressing "successfully."
Afghanistan and China pledged a new long-term partnership with each other as the new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani began an official visit to Beijing on October 28.
Iran’s official IRNA news agency reports that 130 people have been hospitalized in the southeastern city of Zahedan after inhaling toxic gas.
New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is expected to begin a three-day official trip to China on October 28.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has visited Saudi Arabia on his first overseas trip since taking office last month.
U.S. and British troops lowered their countries' flags at the Camp Leatherneck military base in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on October 26, marking the end of their combat operations in the province.
Afghan officials says insurgents have launched attacks on several police checkpoints in the northeastern Badakhshan Province, killing at least four officers.
U.S. Marines and British combat forces in southern Afghanistan have handed over a massive military base to the control of Afghan security forces.