Coastal areas in southern China are facing high winds and heavy rain as Typhoon Mujigae sweeps across the region. Tens of thousands of people were evacuated ahead of the storm.
A Japanese man has been shot dead in Bangladesh, in an attack claimed by the so-called "Islamic State" group. The man is the second foreign national the IS says it has killed there within a week.
Volkswagen has said it is suspending sales in Australia of vehicles that may have been equipped with emissions-cheating software. The country's consumer watchdog says VW may face huge fines over its emissions scandal.
Three days after losing Kunduz, Afghan forces say they have retaken much of the provincial capital. DW examines the role played by foreign troops in the fighting, and how the Taliban managed to temporarily hold the city.
As Afghan forces try to retake the center of Kunduz from the Taliban, DW examines the factors that led to the city's capture and the extent to which this affects the balance of power in the conflict-ridden country.