Pakistani armed forces shelled at least 70 rockets into eastern parts of Afghanistan over the past three days, officials said Friday.
The top U.S. general in Europe said on Thursday that Russia may be helping to supply Taliban insurgents that are fighting against the Afghan government.
A State Department official said Thursday that the United States won't attend a multinational peace conference on Afghanistan next month in Russia.
Afghanistan's national defense and security forces were praised during the summit of Global Coalition to Counter ISIS on Wednesday.
Pakistan has reportedly hosted a meeting with the group's leadership ahead of a multi-nation meeting on peace in Afghanistan next month in Moscow.
Afghan government aims to increase literacy rate in the country from 36 percent to 60 percent over the next three years.
At least nine members of the Afghan Local Police were killed overnight in an attack in northern Kunduz province, police said.
Afghan forces have left Sangin district center in southern Helmand province, officials said Thursday.
President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday granted Afghan citizenship to a U.S. woman working in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan on Wednesday celebrated National Farmer's Day as agricultural products were put on display in a major exhibition in capital Kabul.