After a surprise visit by U.S. President Donald Trump, the Taliban say they are ready to restart peace talks and reach a ceasefire.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump files a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, alleging that her campaign tried to rig the 2016 United States presidential election by creating a false narrative that tied Trump's campaign to the Russian government. Trump is seeking compensatory and punitive damages worth US$24 million.
Iran issues an arrest warrant against U.S. President Donald Trump and asks Interpol for help. Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr accuses Trump and 30 others of "murder and terrorism charges" for the killing of Qasem Soleimani in January. Interpol refuses the request.
In the first attack since the end of a truce declared by the Taliban, and despite a petition of the government for the Taliban to extend the ceasefire, at least 14 security forces members are killed in an attack on a checkpoint in Parwan. A government spokesperson says the Taliban also suffered casualties. The group has not commented on the attack.
U.S. President Donald Trump calls for Russia, which was suspended from the group after the annexation of Crimea in 2014, to be reinstated in the group; a call supported by the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte, and rejected by most other G7 leaders.
U.S. President Donald Trump re-tweets three anti-Muslim videos that were originally tweeted by Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of British far-right political party Britain First, prompting international condemnation and criticism.