Afghan security forces have managed to retake two northern districts from the Taliban, amid a fierce offensive by the militants which has forced Afghan troops out of some areas.
The Taliban have called for the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Afghanistan, effectively rejecting Ankara’s proposal to keep forces in Kabul to guard and run the international airport after all foreign forces leave the war-torn county.
At least six security forces have been killed and nearly a dozen more wounded in a Taliban car bomb attack in Afghanistan’s northern province of Baghlan, sources say.
Another day of bloodshed in Afghanistan, with gunmen targeting workers at a mine-clearing compound in the country's north. Kabul is blaming the Taliban for the attack, but the group denies any involvement.
More than a dozen Afghan security forces have been killed and dozens of others held captive after the Taliban attacked a police headquarters in southwestern Afghanistan.
A mortar shell has hit a wedding ceremony in northern Afghanistan, killing at least six civilians and wounding several others, as violent conflict continues between the Taliban and Afghan forces.
Airstrikes by the Afghan Air Force (AAF) have killed at least ten members of the Taliban militant group, including a regional commander, in two provinces in the north, the military says.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says the Afghan government and armed forces are strong enough to stand on their own feet without foreign troops to back them.
The Taliban militant group has issued a warning to Pakistan after reports of increased military cooperation between American and Pakistani forces.
Afghanistan’s Defense Ministry says 50 militants have been killed in a government operation to push back a major Taliban offensive in the eastern Province of Laghman bordering Kabul.