Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said at least three people were killed and more than a dozen wounded after a vehicle exploded in the southeastern city of Ghazni.
A fight broke out during the first session of Afghanistan's new parliament after disagreement on the election of a speaker.
The Taliban has met in Qatar with Germany's special representative for Afghanistan amid international efforts to end the nearly 18-year war.
An air strike has mistakenly killed at least nine Afghan police officers, including a commander, during a battle with the Taliban in the southern province of Helmand, local officials say.
Afghan officials say at least six government troops have been killed in Taliban attacks on two military checkpoints in the country's south.
Republican and Democratic senators have sponsored a bill to provide U.S. visas for Afghans who worked for American forces during the war in their country and whose lives are at risk due to that work.
The Afghan election authorities have announced the final results of the country's parliamentary polls in Kabul, seven months after the vote was held.
Iranian lawmakers have voted to abolish a longstanding law that denies citizenship to Iranian children born to foreign fathers. Leaving it up to a powerful clerical body to make it so.
In Afghanistan's mountainous Panjshir Province, daredevils hit the slopes in the local style: riding a surcha, a handmade wooden snowboard that demands great balance and nerves of steel.
Afghan officials say at least three people have been killed and some 20 others wounded in a series of blasts in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
As Afghan authorities investigate for the killing of female journalist Mena Mangal suspicion has fallen on her ex-husband, who is accused by her family of abusing and threatening her.
The United Nations' Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has expressed "grave concern" about the impact on civilians from an "increase in violence around the country" during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.