The Libyan army had earlier officially announced the launch of the operation to liberate the airport, located south of the country's capital Tripoli.
The bomb struck a bus travelling through Kandahar province. The attack is said to the third since a brief ceasefire declared by the Taliban for a major Muslim holiday that ended last month.
The blast targeted Wazir Akber Khan Mosque in Kabul when worshipers had gathered for evening prayers, according to Afghan's interior ministry official.
A British fashion app is selling clothes ditched by global fashion brands to help hard-pressed Bangladeshi workers.
Greek officials say housing must be secured for other vulnerable asylum seekers on the islands, many of whom "sleep under trees", giving the excuse to moving more than 11,200 people out of flats, hotels and camps on the mainland.
Skirmishes between Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces recommence after a three-day ceasefire expired in Afghanistan.
British no-frills airline EasyJet says it will also shrink its aircraft numbers to around 302 planes in a bid to cut costs as Covid-19 ravages global air travel.
US and NATO officials said that US troop strength in Afghanistan is down to nearly 8,600, well ahead of a schedule agreed with Taliban in late February, in part because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
Local officials said the Russian fighters allied to the warlord Khalifa Haftar retreated with their heavy equipment from the capital to the airport of Bani Walid, a town some 150 km southeast of Tripoli.
Pakistan had resumed domestic flights earlier this week ahead of Eid al Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan after a countrywide Covid-19 lockdown since mid-March, Airbus says it would provide technical assistance to investigators.
The spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said aid workers reported having to turn people away because they do not have enough medical oxygen or sufficient supplies of personal protective equipment.
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