More than 29 million babies were born last year into conflict-affected areas, including Afghanistan, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
At least one suicide bomber and several gunmen have attacked a government building in eastern Afghanistan, wounding 12 people including a child and a woman, officials say.
The UN Security Council has unanimously extended its assistance mission in Afghanistan after China withdrew its threat of a veto if the text did not mention Beijing's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative.
A U.S. service member and at least seven Afghans have been killed across Afghanistan, while one-third of the country was hit by a blackout.
The Afghan Taliban on September 15 revoked their ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and restored its guarantee for the security of ICRC staff doing humanitarian work in Afghanistan.
A U.S. Congressional committee has issued a subpoena to question President Donald Trump's special Afghanistan envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, next week after peace talks with the Taliban abruptly ended.
At least four members of Afghan security forces have been killed in a suicide bombing at the front gate of a military base on the outskirts of Kabul, an official says.
President Donald Trump has pledged to hit the Taliban "harder" than ever, as the United States marked the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that ushered in the war in Afghanistan.
President Donald Trump has issued an executive order making it easier for the U.S. administration to impose sanctions on suspected terrorists, their financiers, and their supporters.
A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul and another struck the Afghan Defense Ministry complex in the early hours of September 11.
U.S. negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad is back in the Qatari capital for further talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the nearly 18-year war in Afghanistan, unidentified officials are quoted as saying.
The chairwoman of Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says the acting head of the organization's office in the western province of Ghor was found dead after being abducted by the Taliban.