Some unidentified gunmen wearing Afghan military uniform allegedly killed two NATO soldiers at a foreign military base in southern Helmand province on Wednesday.
The top leader of Islamic State (IS) affiliated militant group Jundullah was killed in an air strike in northern Kunduz province on Monday, Afghan intelligence agency said.
At least 31 Taliban insurgents were killed in ongoing drone strikes in southern Helmand province on Sunday, local officials said on Monday. More than 30 others were injured.
Many women’s rights activists and religious scholars in northeastern provinces of Baghlan and Takhar have been included in provincial advocacy committees, which are part of the Afghan People’s Dialogue (APD) currently underway across the country.
Gen. Murad Ali Murad, the deputy chief of army staff, has questioned the silence of international community over what he calls “crimes against humanity” in Afghanistan.
Janan Mosazai, the Afghan envoy to Islamabad, was on Sunday summoned by Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry over the killing of four Pakistani soldiers in cross-border shelling.
The U.S. government has finally decided to act tough against Pakistan for not doing enough to dismantle terror sanctuaries and crack down on militants attacking Afghanistan.
Provincial police in eastern Nangarhar province seized a large cache of ammunition from a civilian vehicle in Surkh Rod district on Sunday.
The Afghan government has requested Islamabad to allow nearly 1.5 million registered Afghan refugees to extend their stay in Pakistan until the end of 2017.
At least three Afghan border policemen who were abducted by armed insurgents last week in central Ghazni province have been killed, local officials said on Sunday.