A senior special forces commander with Afghanistan's police was shot dead in Kabul late on June 28 as he picnicked with his family in the Makrorayan area of the capital, Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says.
In a new report, the U.S. State Department says Belarus, Iran, Russia, and Turkmenistan remain among the worst offenders of human trafficking and forced labor.
A global money-laundering watchdog will place Pakistan back on its terrorism financing “grey” monitoring list to pressure Islamabad to halt alleged support for militant groups, Pakistani officials say.
Taliban attacks on a number of checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Takhar Province have left at least 14 border-police officers dead, an official says.
Afghan police have arrested a Kazakh national in the country's northeastern Kunduz Province.
Afghanistan has extradited to Tajikistan four alleged supporters of rebel Tajik General Abduhalim Nazarzoda, who was killed by Tajik security troops in September 2015.
At least eight policemen were killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar Province late on June 25, officials said.
Afghanistan's Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi has announced his resignation, citing personal reasons.
Uzbek authorities have released a U.S. citizen who was detained on suspicion of joining a terrorist group and fighting alongside Islamist insurgents in Afghanistan.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he sees encouraging signs for substantive talks between the government of Afghanistan and the Taliban after 17 years of war.
A temporary cease-fire between Taliban and government forces offered a sneak peek into what lasting peace between the longtime combatants could look like.
Eighteen Afghan security personnel and two civilians were killed in a series of Taliban attacks on checkpoints in the Badghis and Kandahar provinces, officials say.