Afghanistan launched its voter registration drive for long-delayed parliamentary and provincial council elections that are scheduled for October.
At least 13 Afghan security forces have been killed in suspected Taliban attacks in western Herat Province, officials say.
The United Nations says more than 700 civilians were killed in the first three months of 2018 in Afghanistan.
Taliban militants have launched an attack on a district government compound in southeastern Afghanistan, killing more than a dozen people including the local governor, officials say.
Reports from Afghanistan say at least six civilians have been killed by a bomb attack near a mosque and a bazaar in western Herat Province.
Turkey says it is deporting hundreds of Afghans back to Afghanistan, in a major operation after thousands of them allegedly illegally entered the country in recent weeks.
A local commander of the Islamic State (IS) extremist group has been killed by Afghan security forces in the northern province of Jawzjan, Afghan officials say.
Dozens of public schools that were shut down by the Taliban in an area under its control south of Kabul are set to reopen after a deal was reached with the militant group, an Afghan official says.
The Taliban has closed at least 30 schools in an area under its control south of Kabul after a local militant commander was killed by government forces, Afghan officials say.
Six Afghan soldiers have been slightly wounded in a bomb attack in the capital, the Defense Ministry says.
Dozens of schoolgirls have been sickened at a high school in the southern Afghan province of Helmand in what officials suspect is a case of group poisoning.
Uzbekistan on March 27 is hosting a multilateral meeting on Afghanistan aiming to lay the ground for direct talks between Kabul and the Taliban.