At least 19 people are killed in Japan when a knife-wielding man goes on a rampage at a care centre for the mentally disabled, officials say. (Photo: Reuters)
The official opening of the Olympic Village in Rio turns to fiasco with the discovery of blocked toilets and leaky pipes, prompting Australia to call the facility "not safe". (Photo: AFP)
Authorities say the blast that left one killed and nearly a dozen injured was intentional and that the man killed, who was likely the attacker, was a 27-year-old Syrian whose asylum had been denied.
From Sunday, some 50,000 police and soldiers are being deployed in Rio to protect sports venues, tourist spots and key transport areas. (Photo: Reuters)