Russian President Vladimir Putin and Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon have agreed to bolster their joint efforts to secure the Tajik-Afghan border.
Afghan officials and the Taliban say a senior commander of the militant group has been killed in northern Afghanistan.
Afghan officials say 10 police officers and the wife of a police commander have been killed in an attack in the northern province of Zawzjan.
Thousands of activists rallied in downtown Kabul on February 23, protesting Pakistan's cross-border rocket shelling last week.
A plane carrying a third group of at least 18 Afghan asylum-seekers rejected by Germany left for Kabul late on February 22.
Bodyguards of Afghan Vice President Rashid Dostum who are wanted over allegations of torture and abuse have been questioned by the authorities after weeks of refusing to cooperate, officials say.
Provincial officials in eastern Afghanistan say 11 members of an Afghan family have been killed by a grenade attack on their home.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he will make recommendations soon to President Donald Trump on whether to increase the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has called for the immediate release of two staff members abducted during an ambush in northern Afghanistan last week that killed six workers.
Pakistani authorities have shut down a second key border crossing into Afghanistan in the aftermath of a deadly suicide bombing that killed dozens of Sufis worshiping at a popular shrine.
U.S. President Donald Trump favors giving the job of White House national security adviser to Vice Admiral Robert Harward, White House officials have said.
A suicide bomber has killed four people, including two police officers, and injured four in an attack targeting the administrative headquarters of a tribal region in the country's northwest.