War in Afghanistan
Fourteen civilians are killed and 45 injured in mortar attacks in Faryab Province. Taliban insurgents claim responsibility for the attack.
During an interview with ABC News reporter George Stephanopoulos, U.S. president Joe Biden says that the U.S. is committed to getting every American out of Afghanistan, even if it means extending the mission past the August 31 withdrawal deadline.
President Ashraf Ghani names Bismillah Khan Mohammadi as his new defense minister and Abdul Sattar Mirzakwal as the new interior minister, replacing their respective predecessors amid a deteriorating security situation, with foreign forces withdrawing from the country and the Taliban gaining territory, capturing six more districts.
Two guards are killed at a water dam near the Pashtun Kot, Faryab, by the Taliban.
During clashes between the Taliban and security forces in Faryab, 22 militants are killed and 24 others are injured.
At least three Afghan security forces members are killed and five more injured when gunmen storm their compound in the city of Gardez in Paktia Province. The Taliban claims responsibility for the attack.
Eight children playing near a police station in the northern Faryab province are killed by a landmine explosion. Six other children are also wounded.
The Taliban captures Camp Chenaya, an Afghan Army base in Ghormach District, Faryab Province.
The United Nations Security Council condemns today's attack in Kabul by the Taliban.
A suicide bomber kills at least 12 people and injures many more in Afghanistan's Faryab province.
NATO says that it is investigating whether its troops killed or wounded up to seven Afghans in operations in southern Helmand Province.