A group of women meet in a park in Mazar-i-Sharif to go jogging. To help protect the women against attacks, the area is closed off to other visitors during training. Many in Afghanistan object to women doing sports in public.
Gunmen have stormed a guesthouse in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing a female German national and a security guard. Authorities are investigating whether the attack was terror or crime-related.
Cornelius Zimmermann, Germany's former ambassador to the OSCE, took up his post as NATO's senior civilian representative in Afghanistan in March. The Taliban has since kicked off spring fighting season.
Disguised Taliban militants killed at least 140 people in an attack on an army compound. Some say intelligence failures and other mistakes by Kabul and its foreign allies led to the incident.
"Islamic State" militants have stormed a state-run broadcaster in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. Gunfire and blasts were heard while journalists are reportedly trapped inside the building.
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