Two people were reportedly killed and three injured in Kabul on January 31 during a protest against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for publishing a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad.
The Pentagon says the gunman who killed three U.S. contractors at the Kabul airport on January 29 was in an Afghan army uniform and was subsequently killed.
An Afghan soldier has reportedly killed three U.S. contractors and wounded a fourth at Kabul's military airport.
At least 23 people, including children and women, have been killed and some 30 others injured when their bus collided with a fuel truck in southern Afghanistan.
Afghan officials say insurgents have killed 15 people in two attacks in the country, where Taliban violence persists following the formal end of a 13-year NATO-led combat mission last month.
The lower house of the Afghan parliament cited problems related to dual citizenship and academic qualifications among the 17 cabinet nominees who were rejected.
The Islamic State (IS) militant group says it has appointed a former Pakistani Taliban commander as its leader for Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on January 26 to meet with top officials there, who expressed concerns about the rapid departure of foreign troops from the country.
Germany has paid out $1.1 million (900,000 euros) in compensation for damage it caused during fighting in Afghanistan.
Afghan police said a truck has exploded on the outskirts of Kabul and the country's acting interior minister said at least two people were wounded in the blast.
Tens of thousands of Muslims in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and parts of Indian Kashmir have rallied against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
Protesters in Afghanistan march against depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, Pakistan announces a new strategy to eradicate polio, and a Tajik Islamic school cracks down on poorly performing students.