Pakistani intelligence officials said a US drone has fired missiles into a region near the Afghan border, killing up to 20 alleged militants. A dozen similar attacks have taken place in the last two months.
Pakistani troops killed nine Taliban militants in clashes in a tribal region bordering Afghanistan. Pakistan is locked in an ongoing conflict with militias and Al-Qaeda partisans that has threatened its overall stability.
Police have identified the individual who fatally shot the head and deputy head of the Afghanistan branch of international shipping company DHL as one of the company guards, who later committed suicide. The motive remains unclear.
Unknown gunmen shot dead at least two foreigners and three Afghans in the heart of the capital Kabul, police officials say. The attack comes less that a week after a British female aid worker was killed in another part of the city.
The French army's General Staff confirmed media reports claiming two anti-tank missiles were left behind by French troops on Saturday following clashes with Taliban insurgents in the Kapisa region east of Kabul.
The French embassy in the Afghan capital has beefed up its security measures in the past few months. Watch the report by FRANCE 24 special correspondents Claire Billet, reporting from Kabul, and Florence Villeminot.
Government officials condemned the killing of nine Afghan troops in an airstrike by coalition forces. A US military statement called the incident a case of mistaken identity. Watch our special report on Kabul security.