The Taliban proposes a three month ceasefire to the Afghan government in exchange for the release of 7,000 captured fighters. Nader Nadery, an Afghan government negotiator, says that it is a "big demand" and that it will be evaluated. This move comes after major territorial gains by the insurgent group. The Taliban also demands that they be removed from a United Nations blacklist.
Two bombs explode in a Hazara district in western Kabul, killing ten people and injuring twelve others.
Fourteen people are killed and many others are wounded in a series of explosions and shootings in three provinces.
Over 20 civilians are killed in an operation launched by Afghan security forces against the Taliban.
A suicide bomber targeting the convoy of Rahmatullah Yarmal, the governor of Laghman Province, kills eight people and wounds 38 others. Yarmal survives the attack.
Thirteen people are killed and two others injured after two bombs explode in Spin Boldak, Kandahar.
One day after peace talks between the Taliban and the United States ended with no resolution, Taliban militants attack government outposts in northwestern Afghanistan, killing at least twelve Afghan soldiers.
A roadside bomb kills three U.S. troops and one civilian contractor near Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.
The Afghan Ministry of Defense reports as many as 36 suspected ISIL militants were killed while no civilians were harmed in yesterday's bombing in Nangarhar Province using the so-called "mother of all bombs" (GBU-43). The ministry spokesman added these deaths have not been independently verified.
A suicide attack on a police station in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, kills five police officers while seven attackers die.