Afghan government negotiators have arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to join U.S.-brokered talks with the Taliban, as efforts intensify to negotiate an end to Afghanistan's 17-year war.
The United Nations envoy for Afghanistan says the prospect of negotiated end to the war in Afghanistan is closer than it has ever been.
The Taliban say it will be holding "another" meeting on December 17 with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates in the latest attempt to negotiate an end to Afghanistan's 17-year war.
U.S. President Donald Trump says he will review the case of a former U.S. Army officer charged with murder for the 2010 killing of a man he suspected of being a Taliban bomb-maker in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's Zabul Province is impoverished and deeply conservative. It is also a Taliban stronghold.
Afghanistan's attorney general has called on soccer's world governing body, FIFA, to share evidence it has collected over allegations of sexual and physical abuse against the women's national team.
The foreign ministers of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and China met on December 15 in the Afghan capital to discuss trade, development, and security.
Kamal Naghchband, who fled violence in Afghanistan two decades ago but was shot down in the December 11 Strasbourg Christmas market attack, was buried on December 14.
Footage that appears to show Afghan presidential guards dragging a civilian into an official vehicle is making waves.
A U.S. Army Green Beret major has been charged with murder in the death of an Afghan man during his 2010 deployment to the war-torn country, the U.S. military says.
FIFA has temporarily suspended the head of Afghanistan's Football Federation (AFF) over alleged physical and sexual abuse of players on the country's women's football team.
At least 31 people were killed in insurgent attacks across Kabul, Kunduz, and Kandahar provinces on December 11, Afghan officials say.