U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has wrapped up what he called his “most productive visit” to Kabul since his appointment last year to negotiate a political settlement with the Taliban to end the nearly 18-year war in Afghanistan.
A roadside bomb explosion has hit a passenger bus in the western Afghan province of Farah, killing at least 34 civilians and wounding 17 others, officials say.
An Afghan soldier has shot and killed two U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, officials say.
Tajik authorities have transferred dozens of Afghan convicts to their home country to serve their sentences there, officials say.
A senior Afghan official has expressed hope that direct talks between the Afghan government and Taliban negotiators could begin within two weeks.
At least three police officers have been killed and 12 wounded in a Taliban suicide bombing in Afghanistan.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have agreed that it was time to "accelerate efforts" to end the war in Afghanistan, a joint statement issued by the U.S. State Department said.
Three explosions were reported in eastern Kabul on July 25 in the morning, killing at least seven people and wounding 21, officials say.
An Afghan official says four police officers were killed and two others wounded when Taliban militants attacked a security checkpoint in the western province of Farah.
A Croatian soldier was killed and two were seriously wounded in Afghanistan in a suicide attack on their convoy outside Kabul on July 24, Croatia's Defense Minister Damir Krsticevic told a news conference in Zagreb.
The Taliban may soon release two hostages who were captured in August 2016, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during a three-day visit to Washington.
Afghan officials say a joint air strike by U.S. and Afghan forces has killed at least seven civilians.