Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has discussed security matters in the region in a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump.
A top U.S. commander says the war against Taliban fighters in Afghanistan has ground to a stalemate.
The International Committee of the Red Cross suspended operations in Afghanistan after gunmen killed six employees helping to deliver emergency relief to a remote northern region hit by heavy snowstorms.
Six Afghan employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have been killed in an attack in the northern Afghan province of Jowzjan, officials say.
Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has detonated his explosives at the gate of a district headquarters in the eastern Afghan province of Paktia, killing two civilians.
Russia said it will convene a conference of regional powers this month on settling the Afghanistan conflict and push again to include the Taliban.
At least 20 people, including women and children, have been killed in a suicide attack outside Afghanistan's Supreme Court building in Kabul, the Health Ministry says.
A roadside bombing has killed a district administrative chief in Afghanistan's western province of Farah, officials say.
Afghan officials are working to reach remote villages after avalanches and heavy snow killed at least 119 people around the country.
Heavy snowfalls in recent days resulted in the deaths of at least 110 people in Afghanistan. Bulldozers cleared tons of snow, after a series of avalanches closed the Salang Pass in the Hindu Kush. (RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan)
A junior Afghan diplomat has been shot dead in the country's consulate in the Pakistani port city of Karachi in what officials described as a personal dispute.
The United Nations says civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit a record high in 2016, with 11,418 people killed or wounded.