After fighting the government for ten years, the militants have pledged to join the peace process and work to rebuild Afghanistan.
Witnesses say the faces of the young victims were unrecognisable after multiple blasts hit an annual gathering.
Young athletes from eight provinces convened to play a variety of sports and build a sense of unity.
Tajik doctors treat thousands of Afghan citizens every year on both sides of the border as part of an agreement between the two countries' health ministries.
The defeat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria will bring an end to the group in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia -- where security forces are ready to deal with any new challenges, analysts say.
Police officers prevented the Taliban suicide attacker from driving further into the compound, preventing many casualties.
US Vice President Mike Pence made a surprise visit to Afghanistan to meet with Afghan officials and thank the roughly 15,000 American troops stationed in the country.
Destroying opium poppy plants at the time of cultivation will give farmers time to plant other crops such as wheat, corn and vegetables, officials say.
Security forces are planning operations to rid the province of the militant group's make-shift 'customs stations'.
Between September and October this year, Iran deported 1,316 Afghan children, subjecting them to abuse contrary to international laws and conventions.
The militants are also forcing young children in the province to undergo terrorist training, including to serve as suicide bombers, officials and local residents say.
Afghan police and security forces raced to the scene of the attack in Kabul, quickly controlling the situation, officials and eyewitnesses say.
The hero of the computer game, created by a team of women in Herat Province, is an Afghan soldier who fights the country's enemies and destroys opium poppies in Helmand Province.
Central Asian security, bilateral trade and infrastructure development were among the topics during Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's visit to Tashkent earlier this month.
The training programme is part of the Afghan National Army's efforts to boost the number of women in the armed forces.
About 200 religious scholars and tribal elders declared their support for security forces in eastern Afghanistan.
The Taliban's cultivation, processing and trafficking of drugs causes insecurity, the continuation of war and an increasing number of Afghans addicted to drugs, analysts say.
The Afghan army is preparing an operation against ISIS militants in the northern provinces of Sar-e-Pul, Faryab and Jawzjan following reports of the presence of new foreign fighters.
Members of the group said they decided to stop fighting after realising their actions only hurt Afghanistan and its people.
Women's economic empowerment and independence are growing with the support of a number of government efforts.
Not a single person in the province belongs to ISIS, Nuristan Governor Hafiz Abdul Qayum said.
A new education centre, transportation links, and an official visit by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Uzbekistan are all indicators of stronger ties between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.
'Our main duty is to end the war and begin the peace negotiations,' said HPC Chairman Mohammad Karim Khalili.
Militants from both sides have been killed in the ongoing battles in Nangarhar and Laghman provinces.
The leaders of the two countries oversaw the signing of dozens of agreements and trade contracts worth more than $500 million.
Seeking to hide the crimes they have committed, ISIS and the Taliban have increased attacks against journalists and the media.
The government is working to help displaced families return and has provided aid in the form of tents, blankets, flour, oil, sugar and cooking equipment.
Afghan Deputy Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq's support of Afghans fighting in the Syrian war is in 'absolute contradiction with Afghan foreign policy', the Afghan Presidential Palace said.