Mohammad Sharif lost his legs while fighting in the Afghan army against the Taliban -- now he drives a taxi in Kabul to make ends meet. (RFE/RL's Afghan Service)
An Afghan police officer fatally shot 11 of his colleagues as they slept at a checkpoint in the southern province of Helmand, officials have said.
Hundreds of Afghans remain stranded on the Pakistani side of the Torkham border crossing, which closed earlier this month.
Afghan officials and the Taliban say a senior commander of the militant group has been killed in northern Afghanistan.
Pakistan is scheduled to host a multination conference in Islamabad next week aimed at increasing trade and cooperation between regional countries.
Afghan officials say 10 police officers and the wife of a police commander have been killed in an attack in the northern province of Zawzjan.
A U.S. military judge declined to dismiss a desertion case against Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl despite President Donald Trump's labeling of the former Taliban prisoner as a "traitor."
Thousands of activists rallied in downtown Kabul on February 23, protesting Pakistan's cross-border rocket shelling last week.
Protesters in the Afghan capital condemned Pakistan for firing rockets across the border as part of its crackdown on suspected militants. (RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan)
A plane carrying a third group of at least 18 Afghan asylum-seekers rejected by Germany left for Kabul late on February 22.
Pakistan's military launched a nationwide antiterrorist operation on February 22 after a series of extremist attacks killed more than 100 people across the country.
Bodyguards of Afghan Vice President Rashid Dostum who are wanted over allegations of torture and abuse have been questioned by the authorities after weeks of refusing to cooperate, officials say.