Afghanistan has joined an elite list of countries eligible to compete at the highest level of Test cricket after it was voted a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Afghanistan has set July 7, 2018 as the date for holding long-delayed parliamentary and provincial elections.
Around 140 Afghans are killed or wounded by land mines or unexploded ordnance every month, yet demining efforts are being drastically scaled back due to lack of resources. (AP)
Thirty-four people have been killed and 58 others wounded in a car bomb outside a bank in the southern province of Helmand, the provincial governor’s office said.
The security situation in Afghanistan remains "intensely volatile," according to a new report by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan.
The Afghan Taliban has released a video showing an American and an Australian hostage asking their governments to secure their release by negotiating a prisoner exchange with the Taliban.
Government critics in the Afghan capital have pledged to continue their demonstrations, despite a deadly crackdown by security forces.
Afghan security forces have recaptured Tora Bora, a former fortress of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, from Islamic State (IS) militants, officials confirmed.
Pakistan says it will soon begin building a fence along its volatile border with Afghanistan to improve security, a move that has sparked condemnations in Kabul.
Afghan officials have shown journalists around the Tora Bora region of eastern Afghanistan, which has been retaken from Islamic State (IS) militants. (RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan)
Authorities in Kabul have demolished a tent erected to protest insecurity in the Afghan capital, sparking street clashes that left at least one demonstrator dead.
An Afghan official says eight Afghan security guards have been killed by gunmen who opened fire on them in the northern province of Parwan.