U.S. President Donald Trump on July 20 tapped a veteran diplomat who currently serves as U.S. ambassador to Turkey to be his envoy to Afghanistan.
Six Afghan girls who were initially denied U.S. visas to attend a robotics competition in Washington, D.C., have won a medal at the international event.
Six Afghan girls who were earlier denied visas to attend a Washington, D.C., robotics competition have met with U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, in Washington.
Six Afghan girls who were earlier denied visas to attend a Washington, D.C., robotics competition were the first to be introduced during opening ceremonies of the technology and science competition.
Afghan troops have recaptured a district from Taliban militants in the volatile southern province of Helmand, a government official said.
A blast destroyed a school in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz Province on July 15, Afghan officials said.
U.S. forces have killed the leader of the Islamic State group's Afghanistan branch in a raid in the northeastern province of Kunar, the Pentagon said on July 14.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has made a visit to Afghanistan, meeting with President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul and visiting his country's troops at a base near the northern city of Mazar-e Sharif.
U.S. President Donald Trump intervened to allow a group of Afghan girls into the country to participate in a robotics competition, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on July 12.
The Canadian prime minister defended the government's apology and multimillion-dollar payment to a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who pleaded guilty to killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan.
Afghan officials say six civilians have been killed by a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah.
Afghan officials say at least four Afghan civilians were killed early on July 3 when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in the southern province of Kandahar.