Japan's defence minister Gen Nakatani has said a purported Islamic State video that seems to show the murder of hostage Kenji Goto "appears genuine".
The brother of Australian journalist Peter Grest said he is now out of Eyptian airspace.
Two bombs have been detonated outside a luxury shopping mall in Thailand's capital city Bangkok, police in the country have said.
Nobody has been reported injured in the explosions.
Eleven people have been arrested after a man in his 20s was fatally shot in the early hours of this morning.
Police responding to the emergency call found a car with three male passengers in Western Way in Thamesmead.
One of them had numerous gunshot wounds.
The victim was taken to hospital but died two hours later at about 6.30am.
The two other men in the car have not been arrested.
The victim's next of kin have been informed and a post mortem examination and formal identification will take place in due course.
Those arrested remain in custody at a number of south London police stations.
Road closures are in place.
Anyone with any information or enquiry which assist this enquiry to contact police on the non-emergency line 101 or anonymously on 0800 555 111
Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is in Paris meeting with international creditors, as the country's new leftist leadership seeks to renegotiate huge debts.
The meeting is taking place a day earlier than planned. He will then travel to London and Rome.
France's socialist government is open to renegotiating terms but opposed to forgiving any of the Greek debt.
A disabled pensioner left badly hurt after being attacked outside his home last week has met the woman who helped raised more than £220,000 on his behalf for the first time.
Beautician Katie Cutler, 21, set up the web page after hearing that 67-year-old Alan Barnes was too scared to return to his home following the attack, which happened as he took the bins out.
The total money raised by the website has now topped £220,000, thanks to more than 17,000 generous donors.
Mr Barnes told ITV Tyne Tees he was overwhelmed by the generosity he has been shown.
He said: "It's hard to think of the words to say what I feel for [Katie], how kind she was."
The fiancée of Mohamed Fahmy, one of the two Al Jazeera journalists still being held in an Egyptian prison, has said she is hopeful he too will be released soon.
Speaking after Fahmy's colleague Peter Greste was released and flown to Australia, Marwa Omara said she believed her fiancé would soon be deported back to Canada.
Australian journalist Peter Greste has been freed from an Egyptian jail and is on his way to the airport, according to officials.