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.
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.
The Afghan minister of defense and army chief of staff have resigned over a major Taliban assault on an army base, the president's office says. The news came as US Secretary of State Jim Mattis arrived in the country.
Scores of Afghan soldiers are reported dead after an attack on a military compound in Balkh province. If confirmed, the death toll would be among the highest in any such assault. The Taliban has claimed responsibility.
In former Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, many still believe a woman's place is in the home. But two Afghan sisters want to bring a digital revolution to their country by teaching girls how to code and use computers.
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