A mortar shell hit a school in Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province on Saturday, killing at least two pupils, officials said.
An Afghan toddler arrived in Israel to be treated in the country for a heart defect.
The border between Afghanistan and Pakistan partially opens on Saturday, Afghan ambassador to Pakistan said.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that feasibility work is underway on Peshawar-Kabul motorway, local media reported Friday.
Afghan batsmen faltered as Zimbabwe clinched the fourth One-Day International by seven wickets to level five-match series 2-2 at Harare on Friday.
A man killed five of his relatives in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Friday, officials said.
Islamabad's duplicity is arguably the greatest cause of Afghanistan's instability, says an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal by Javid Ahmad, a non-resident fellow at the Atlantic Council think tank.
Beijing on Thursday dismissed reports that Chinese military vehicles were in Afghanistan for patrolling, saying the two countries were only carrying out counter-terrorism operations along their shared border.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday said that corruption in security institutions cannot be tolerated and perpetrators would face "strong" prosecution.
Afghan ambassador to Pakistan on Thursday called on Islamabad to reopen border crossings between the two countries that have remained shut for a week.