Afghan government and the United Nations have appealed $550 million in humanitarian assistance for over nine million needy Afghans.
Pir Syed Ahmad Gilani the chief of the Afghan High Peace Council (HPC) died at age 84 in NDS hospital in Kabul on Saturday, officials confirmed.
Hezb-e-Islami (HIA) of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has demanded the release of hundreds of its prisoners who have been previously detained in Afghanistan on charges of being members of the Taliban.
Dozens have been killed in clashes between the Taliban insurgents and the Afghan police in southern Kandahar province.
Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday congratulated Donald Trump for taking office as U.S. president, wishing success for him.
Afghan government is introducing a measure that will require wedding halls to receive payments from their customers through the banking system.
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has called on the incoming Trump-led U.S. administration to "consult deeply" with regional countries on Afghanistan.
The police chief of Kabul's district 13 was arrested late on Thursday over the allegations of taking bribe money.
NATO called on the regional countries to play a constructive role and to find lasting solution in Afghanistan.
Pakistan has called on Afghan Unity Government leaders to review their "fragmented" approach to peace talks with the Taliban on containing and ending the resilient insurgency, instead of blaming Islamabad for the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan.