A suicide car bomber killed one person and wounded at least 11 others in central Kabul on January 1.
The United Nations' refugee agency (UNHCR) says more than one million migrants braved the seas in 2015 to reach Europe, nearly five times more than in the previous year.
The Pakistani military says Pakistan and Afghanistan have established a direct line between their respective military commanders and made first contact on December 30.
At least 67 journalists were killed worldwide while on the job in 2015, according to a pair of year-end surveys.
Afghan officials say two unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a female polio campaigner in the southern city of Kandahar.
Afghan officials say a suicide bomber blew himself up on a road near the Kabul airport, causing several casualties.
Afghanistan's national cricket team has broken into the world's top 10 list for the first time.
Pakistan's army chief has held talks in Kabul with top Afghan officials as part of new efforts to revive talks between the Afghan government and the extremist Taliban militia group.
The leader of the Islamic State militants seems to claim in a new audio recording that his self-styled "caliphate" is thriving despite the international campaign against it.
A powerful earthquake has struck northern Afghanistan near the border with Tajikistan and Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The Afghan Defense Ministry says at least 43 people were killed after a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck in northern Afghanistan.
U.S. aircraft carried out two attacks in the district of Sangin in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand, overrun by Taliban militants earlier this week, officials say.