Officials in Afghanistan say a gunman has shot and killed a deputy counterterrorism official in the country’s western province of Farah.
The funeral of RFE/RL journalist Sabawoon Kakar took place in Kabul on May 1, one day after he was killed in a suicide bombing.
The U.S. government's watchdog on Afghanistan says the number of Afghan security forces has decreased by nearly 11 percent during the past year as security in the country has deteriorated.
A group of children have set off an unexploded mortar round in a residential area in eastern Afghanistan, causing an explosion that killed a woman and two children.
A suicide bomber in a minivan has attacked an army base in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province, killing four civilians and two soldiers, officials say.
NATO has expressed support for an offer by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to the Taliban to hold peace talks, describing it as an “unprecedented” opportunity to end fighting in the insurgency-wracked country.
Taliban insurgents have ambushed and killed the deputy governor of Afghanistan's eastern Logar Province, police say.
Turkey says nearly 30,000 Afghans have entered the country since the start of the year, in what Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu called "a new refugee wave."
The Afghan Taliban has announced the launch of its annual spring offensive.
Afghan officials say a new wave of Taliban attacks has killed at least nine soldiers and police officers.
Two near-simultaneous Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's western Badghis province have killed at least 14 troops and police officers, Afghan officials say.
Dozens of suspected Taliban and Islamic State (IS) militants were killed by Afghan security forces in the past 24 hours across the country, Afghan authorities said on April 21.