The man suspected of killing 34 people in an arson attack in Japan lived alone, played video games non-stop and had "terrified" his neighbour just days earlier.
British Airways has suspended flights to Cairo for a week over security concerns, but gave no details about what may have prompted the move.
Capping a week of celebrations over the Apollo 11 mission, the three men who first walked on the moon have been honoured for their historic endeavour 50 years ago.
Rookie halfback Herschel Jantjies scored two tries on debut as South Africa claimed a 35-17 bonus-point victory over sloppy Australia in their Rugby Championship clash at Ellis Park.
Britain has denounced the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act", rejecting Tehran's explanation that it had been involved in an accident.
Opponents of Britain's exit from the EU have hoisted a "Boris blimp" portraying the United Kingdom's likely next prime minister as a crying child as they demonstrated outside parliament.
Irishman Shane Lowry and American JB Holmes share the lead at the halfway point at the British Golf Open after a perfect day for good scoring at Royal Portrush.
Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital...
Japan has admonished South Korea's ambassador in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labour that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens.
Argentina have never beaten the All Blacks but they may never have a better chance to change that than this weekend in Buenos Aires.
Three Moroccan men have been sentenced to death for murdering two Scandinavian women in the Atlas mountains.
A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades.
At least 13 people were feared dead and dozens more either unconscious, hurt, or missing in a suspected case of arson at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, the local...
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a US penitentiary.
A new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the US southern border has spread fear.
Lock Eben Etzebeth has been named captain of South Africa for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park at the weekend.
Germany's Ursula von der Leyen will become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe.
Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin has recalled the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch - and of the white-knuckle lunar landing.
The US House of Representatives has voted to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen - a symbolic measure aimed at shaming Trump.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender on Tuesday, citing more clarity about her nomination to lead the European Central Bank.