Over 18 years after the war began, the accord sets the stage for US troop pullout from Afghanistan. If the deal is successful, the "graveyard of empires" will have once again successfully turned away another world power from its landlocked borders.
Afghans are waiting for the outcome of endless meetings between the United States and the Taliban.
US President Donald Trump's surprise visit to Afghanistan was a cutting image of how President Ashraf Ghani's government has become an afterthought.
Abdullah Abdullah, chief executive and President Ashraf Ghani's top opponent, claims victory after first round of voting in presidential poll. But, Ghani's running mate Amrullah Saleh says Ghani had won a clear first-ballot victory.
Officials say another six were wounded in the attack which occurred as cadets were leaving the college, one of Afghanistan's main officer training academies.
Diplomatic sources said that US cut relations with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s national security adviser after he launched a blistering public attack on the chief US negotiator, Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad.
Taliban representatives meet with opposition figures, rights activists, former president Hamid Karzai, in Russian capital, sidelining Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's government, which has criticised the gathering.
Afghan Interior Ministry says death toll from Tuesday's major attack in Kabul has reached 64 and number of wounded has climbed to 347
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