The man, who police said had been on a terror watch list since 2016, was later shot dead by the French police. Daesh claimed the attack.
Azimov attacked five people in the French capital, killing one and wounding the others before he was shot dead by police. Terror group Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack.
Police says initial investigation gives "no reason whatsoever to presume" that terrorism was a motive in the slayings.
Violent crime is rare in China. But knife and axe attacks in recent years, several targeting children, have raised concerns about the issue.
The UK government is looking at new laws to deal with the growing national problem.
The 27-year-old Swiss man who set a train carriage on fire and attacked passengers with a knife has died along with a 34-year-old female victim.
Satoshi Uematsu, who killed 19 people in a centre for those with disabilities sought a world 'in which the severely disabled can be euthanised'.
Police in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 26-year-old who turned himself in after stabbing 64 people at a centre for the disabled.
German police say there may have been a political motive behind the attack,which left one dead and three others wounded.
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