The Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) has expressed concern about the human rights situation in the country after the NATO troops' withdrawal this year.
Taliban militants in Afghanistan have reportedly killed at least three Turkmen border guards in the northwestern province of Baghdis.
NATO defense ministers say the alliance is beginning to plan for a withdrawal of all NATO-led forces from Afghanistan by the end of the year.
The mayor of the western Afghan city of Herat -- accused of beating a local pediatrician -- has been sacked following a four-day strike by the city's doctors.
The UN says Syrians are about to replace Afghans as the largest population of refugees in the world.
The White House says President Barack Obama has ordered the Pentagon to prepare plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of this year.
Afghanistan's Defense Ministry has dismissed nine army officers for negligence after the Taliban killed more than 20 soldiers at an army outpost near Pakistan's border.
Doctors in the western Afghan city of Herat have launched a strike over the alleged beating of a pediatrician by the city's mayor and the mayor's son.
Afghanistan's Defense Minister has paid tribute to at least 20 soldiers who were killed in the deadliest single attack involving the Afghan National Army in at least a year.
Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents attacked an army outpost in eastern Kunar Province, killing 20 soldiers.
Afghanistan’s Taliban says it decided on February 23 to break off Qatar-mediated talks on a prisoner exchange with the United States because of “complexities.”
The Afghan High Peace Council says it has held talks with a Taliban faction in the United Arab Emirates. In a statement, the council said it met in Dubai with a delegation organized by an ex-Taliban minister.