The Afghan Taliban's second-in-command and head of the Pakistan-based Haqqani network has denied any involvement in recent deadly attacks in Kabul and Herat.
Three Afghan civilians have been killed by U.S. forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar, local officials say.
Afghanistan is waging a war on corruption as the government looks to boost security amid a dogged insurgency.
U.S. officials have confirmed that three U.S. soldiers were killed in Afghanistan on June 10.
Afghan security forces have recaptured a number of villages in a key district in northern Kunduz Province after a week of fierce fighting with Taliban militants, local officials say.
Afghanistan has been observing a national day of mourning on June 10 after three major terrorist attacks across the country killed at least 200 people and wounded more than 600 others in recent weeks.
Reports from Afghanistan say at least seven people have been killed in an explosion in the western city of Herat.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says that more than 150 people have died as a result of the massive tanker-truck bombing that struck a busy Kabul neighborhood during rush hour on May 31.
Afghanistan will host a multinational peace conference in Kabul on June 6, as the country reels from a wave of bombings and unrest that has left more than 100 people dead and hundreds wounded in the past week.
Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani has called for the dismissal of the country's top security chiefs after a wave of deadly attacks in the capital, Kabul.
Afghanistan's intelligence agency says it has arrested a would-be suicide bomber who planned to detonate his explosives at the funeral of an antigovernment protester in Kabul.
An Afghan man fatally stabbed a 5-year-old Russian boy at a home for asylum-seekers in Germany and was then himself shot dead by police, officers say.