The attack in Badghis province, started around 08:10 GMT when a group of men, some wearing suicide vests, entered the hotel. Two out of the three attackers have been killed, the interior ministry said.
Officials say a boy set off his explosives inside the house of a pro-Kabul militia commander in Nangarhar province, wounding 40.
US and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by the top US negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad leading the discussions to end the Afghan war.
Media is increasingly becoming a target in Afghanistan as the Taliban's campaign for hearts and minds falls short.
In an interview on Fox News broadcast, the US president said the problem with pulling the 9,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan, the site of America's longest war, is that the country is a "lab for terrorists."
At least 105 people, including 51 children, wounded in Taliban-claimed car bomb attack outside a Defense Ministry building.
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Pro-government forces in Afghanistan have killed more civilians than the Taliban in the first months of 2019 as all sides claim they are working actively to prevent civilian deaths.
The explosion comes a day after two people were killed and dozens more wounded in Kabul as a wave of bombings hit civilian targets, including a university school bus, across Afghanistan's capital.
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Without an address system and despite the very real threat of attack by the Taliban and Daesh fighters, Afghanistan's postal workers are determined to continue serving the country.
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.
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