Business leaders on both sides of the border are looking forward to the opportunities that the re-opening of the checkpoint will bring.
Monday's blasts follow a Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul Saturday that killed two civilians, according to officials.
Afghanistan's High Peace Council has authorised religious scholars in Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman and Nuristan provinces to urge Taliban militants in their areas to join the peace process.
Silence over Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's peace plan announced late last month indicates the Taliban is pondering its next move, say observers.
Reinforcements are rushing to Farah Province following a string of Taliban attacks.
An intensifying air and ground campaign is 'only going to get worse' for the Taliban, said US Gen. John Nicholson.
A bright future is possible only under the just rule of the Afghan government, members of the popular uprising say.
Militants coming to Afghanistan on behalf of ISIS will find only death at the hands of Afghan and coalition forces, popular uprisings against militants, and resistance even from the Taliban.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting Kabul to discuss reconciliation efforts and other security issues, saying Afghanistan is close to victory.
Nazia, a 28-year-old in Nangarhar Province, has been teaching other women sewing and embroidery, providing valuable opportunities for work and education.
For centuries, the nomadic Kyrgyz people travelled freely across Central and South Asia, fording rivers and cutting across snow-capped mountains. Today a handful of them are stuck on the "roof of the world".
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