Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called on members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting against the extremist group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria to commit to the complete defeat of the militants.
A man convicted of planting bombs in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood in September 2016 has been sentenced to life in prison.
Afghan officials say a Taliban attack has killed 16 members of a pro-government militia force in the southern province of Helmand.
U.S. forces in Afghanistan have recently conducted air strikes against Taliban and Chinese militants in northern Afghanistan, the NATO-led mission said.
The Afghan government has approved a new security plan for the capital, Kabul, following a series of deadly militant attacks there.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says seven Afghan army officers, including two generals, have been sacked for “professional negligence” during a recent deadly attack on a Kabul military base.
Afghan officials say seven men have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the beating of a woman since a video of the incident appeared on social media last week.
German prosecutors have demanded a sentence of life in prison for an Afghan asylum seeker accused of killing a woman after she converted to Christianity.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called neighboring Pakistan the “center of the Taliban” and urged Islamabad to take action against the militant group.
An Afghan security official says 83 Taliban fighters were killed during an operation by intelligence forces in the southern province of Kandahar late on January 31.
U.S. President Donald Trump says Washington does not want to negotiate with the Taliban, comments that follow a series of deadly attacks in Afghanistan.
Afghan officials say six children and an adult civilian were killed when a rocket hit their home in Ghazni Province on January 26.