A senior special forces commander with Afghanistan's police was shot dead in Kabul late on June 28 as he picnicked with his family in the Makrorayan area of the capital, Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says.
Taliban attacks on a number of checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Takhar Province have left at least 14 border-police officers dead, an official says.
Afghan police have arrested a Kazakh national in the country's northeastern Kunduz province.
Afghanistan has extradited to Tajikistan four alleged supporters of rebel Tajik General Abduhalim Nazarzoda, who was killed by Tajik security troops in September 2015.
At least eight policemen were killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar Province late on June 25, officials said.
Afghanistan's Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi has announced his resignation, citing personal reasons.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he sees encouraging signs for substantive talks between the government of Afghanistan and the Taliban after 17 years of war.
Uzbek authorities have released a U.S. citizen who was detained on suspicion of joining a terrorist group and fighting alongside Islamist insurgents in Afghanistan.
Eighteen Afghan security personnel and two civilians were killed in a series of Taliban attacks on checkpoints in the Badghis and Kandahar provinces, officials say.
Afghan officials say at least 11 soldiers were killed in the first major Taliban attack since the militants ended a cease-fire coinciding with the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
The Taliban has killed at least 14 members of Afghanistan's security forces in an overnight attack in the Sayyad district of northern Sar-e-Pul Province, a local official said on June 12.
At least 15 members of the Afghan security forces were killed early on June 11 in an attack by Taliban militants on their security post in the northern province of Kunduz, officials say.