They are children who have escaped war and poverty but who are now traveling alone on a dangerous journey to Europe.
The United States spent $43 million on a natural gas station in northern Afghanistan that should have cost just $500,000, a Pentagon watchdog reported November 2.
RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan has obtained disturbing video footage of the apparent stoning to death for adultery of a young woman in the western province of Ghor.
Amateur video shows the stoning of a woman to death in the city of Firoz-Koh in Ghor Province on October 25. The Afghan government blamed Taliban militants for the killing. The video was provided to RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan.
A splinter faction of the Afghan Taliban has reportedly selected its own chief to challenge the militant group's new leader.
A rocket has hit a mosque in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar Province, killing at least five worshippers and wounding four others.
Germany has toughened its response to an accelerating influx of migrants, pledging to send rejected asylum seekers back to the Balkans and Afghanistan.
Many earthquake survivors in Afghanistan and Pakistan were spending a third night without shelter in plummeting temperatures on October 28, as rescuers struggled to reach remote mountainous regions.
Taliban militants have overrun a district in northern Afghanistan amid intense battles with Afghan security forces.
The recent fighting right along the Turkmen-Afghan border seems to have prodded Ashgabat into finally adopting a policy toward its southern neighbor, but it is not a policy that is likely to suit any of the parties in Afghanistan.
The United Kingdom will keep its current level of troops in Afghanistan past the end of this year and into 2016.
Thousands of refugee children have embarked on a risky journey to Europe alone.