Afghan officials say at least nine police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a security checkpoint in the country's southeast.
The Afghan Taliban says an American professor who was kidnapped in Kabul last year is in "dangerous” physical health and needs urgent medical attention.
Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah has urged the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on the Taliban leadership.
Afghan officials say a Taliban attack on a security checkpoint in the country's north has left at least 13 police officers dead.
India has launched a new trade route to landlocked Afghanistan by sea through Iran's strategic Chabahar port, a move that bypasses Pakistan and could have significant geopolitical ramifications in the region.
Pakistani police say gunmen kidnapped a senior Afghan official in the northwestern city of Peshawar.
An earthquake with a magnitude over 5 has rattled the Hindu Kush mountain range in Afghanistan, geologists say.
NATO in Afghanistan says a U.S. service member has died after sustaining injuries in a helicopter crash in the eastern Logar Province.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the Western military alliance and Russia "continue to have fundamental differences," particularly regarding the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Germany has expelled 14 rejected asylum seekers from Afghanistan amid angry protests that the war-wracked country is unsafe for those who return.
During a visit to India, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has expressed concern that extremist groups pose a threat to the "stability and security" of the Pakistani government.
An Afghan official says militants have stormed a security post in the western province of Farah, killing nine soldiers and wounding four others.