Around 100 U.S. troops in Afghanistan have been deployed to a southern city at risk of falling to the Taliban.
A major crossing on the Afghan-Pakistan border has been closed over a dispute over the burning of a Pakistani flag by Afghan demonstrators last week.
Afghan forces have retaken a district in the northeastern Kunduz Province that had been seized earlier by Taliban forces.
Independence Day fans discord over a controversial monarch who overthrew one of Afghanistan's heroes of independence.
An Islamic State commander in Afghanistan allegedly pressured his wife to be a suicide bomber, but instead she surrendered to police.
Fifteen prisoners formerly held at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been sent to the United Arab Emirates.
In a rare interview, Afghanistan's National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar talks to RFE/RL about his country's efforts to deal with the twin threat of Taliban and Islamic State militants.
Pakistan says that all six crew members of a Pakistani government helicopter taken hostage after it crash-landed in Afghanistan's volatile east have returned to Islamabad following their release by the Taliban.
The leader of the Islamic State (IS) group's branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been killed in an air strike last month in a border region between the two countries, U.S. and Afghan officials say.
Pakistani officials say the Afghan Taliban has freed the seven people who were aboard a crashed Pakistani helicopter.
Afghan government chief executive Abdullah Abdullah has sharply criticized President Ashraf Ghani in an apparent eruption of tensions within the country’s fragile unity government.
The family of a pregnant Afghan girl who was burned to death last month has held a funeral for her in Kabul.