Afghanistan has signed the Optional Protocol toe the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
The United States National Security Adviser is expected to visit Afghanistan amid calls for more international troops in the country.
Afghan Taliban leader Hebatullah Akhundzada has died after being poisoned by dissident members of the group, rival militant group Islamic State has claimed.
Naseer Ahmad Durrani, the Afghan minister of rural rehabilitation and development, has recommended one of his advisers two times to president for new posts.
An explosion went off in Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least five people, officials confirmed.
Afghan forces destroyed four major heroin laboratories in an operation overnight in eastern Nangarhar province, official said Wednesday.
Afghan forces will be to fight against Taliban insurgents mostly without support from U.S. or other foreign allies' counterparts, the country's ambassador said Tuesday.
Afghan Lower House (Wolesi Jirga) on Wednesday suspended four of its members due to long absence in first major disciplinary move.
Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission on Tuesday said that there will be no lasting peace in the country without involvement of women in the process.
Afghan officials said Tuesday that the intelligence forces foiled a Haqqani network attempt to attack office of governor of Parwan province, north Kabul.