At least 21 people died and as many as 90 people were injured after a suicide truck bombing in Afghanistan on Friday.
Paris has honoured Ahmad Shah Massoud with a plaque that recognises him as a hero of Afghanistan.
There was some relief for the EU this week both on vaccines and defence.
With a May 1st deadline looming, defence ministers from the NATO military alliance have chosen to delay a decision on whether to withdraw forces from Afghanistan.
Air France expressed its "deepest sympathy and compassion at this human tragedy."
Trump met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and addressed U.S. troops, telling them that America was “substantially” reducing its military presence in the country.
After decades of conflict and instability, around 2.5 million Afghans have sought asylum overseas, many of them in Europe. But the war torn country is also a destination for refugees fleeing neighbouring states, including Pakistan and Iran.
Afghanistan's presidential election turnout is unofficially estimated at 20 percent amid fears the Taliban kept many away from polling stations.
US President Donald Trump tweeted that he was calling off talks with Afghanistan on Saturday night.
"Unbeknownst to almost everyone, the major Taliban leaders ... were going to secretly meet with me at Camp David on Sunday," Trump tweeted.
The explosion came as a senior U.S. diplomat was visiting Kabul to brief Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on a draft peace accord reached with the insurgents that could see thousands of U.S. troops withdrawn from Afghanistan.
The 2010 winner, South African Jodi Bieber, acknowledges that the photojournalism industry is male-dominated.
In the first half of the year, foreign and government forces killed 717 civilians, while anti-government elements (including Taliban) caused 531 deaths, the UN said.