Afghan police spokesman says passenger vehicle carrying pro-ISIL militants was targeted in eastern Nangarhar province
No Indian role under new US South Asia and Afghanistan policy is acceptable, says Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif
Spanish physiotherapist's death comes nearly week after two abducted ICRC staffers were released by pro-ISIL militants
Most additional forces already on their way or have orders to deploy, James Mattis says
80 percent of suicide cases are females, says Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission official in capital Kabul
During a meeting of the NATO Military Committee in Tirana on Saturday, defence chiefs from 29 members of the organisation "recognised the need to fill the current... shortfalls" in troops, according to group president General Petr Pavel.
Hundreds of Taliban militants stormed security check posts in eastern Nuristan province
Ties between Islamabad and Kabul have been at odds for a while over multiple issues
Total of 11,000 troops 2,600 more than previously acknowledged
Casualties come after U.S. president announced new strategy for Afghanistan
New data points to surge in deportations
Death reaches 28; Security forces took too long to kill attackers, survivor tells Anadolu Agency
Military chief Gen. Akar says Turkish Armed Forces to maintain presence at Kabul airport and continue providing trainers
Taliban claim responsibility for attack
Analysts scrutinize US leader's decision not to commit to ending US military presence in Afghanistan
Pakistani observers complain US president's strategy on Afghanistan completely overlooks their concerns
US to base strategy 'on conditions'; will not discuss troop levels
UN mission in Afghanistan confirms Taliban, self-proclaimed ISIL militants killed 36 people in Mirza Olang valley
However Mattis appeared satisfied after what he described as an in-depth review of the policy by much of the president's cabinet and top security officials at Camp David on Friday.
The Trump administration, wary of international involvements but eager for progress in the grueling Afghan war, has been weighing a range of options. It had originally promised a new plan by mid-July.
Visiting Afghan deputy foreign minister calls on Pakistan’s foreign secretary in Islamabad