Despite India's fervent push for admission into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the country remains outside the elite body that regulates nuclear trade worldwide - for now. DW examines the reasons behind this.
A Filipino militant group has hijacked a tugboat and taken seven crew members hostage, the Indonesian government has reported. Victims' family members said Abu Sayyaf Islamists were behind the kidnapping.
The death toll from hurricane-force winds in China has risen to at least 98, with hundreds more injured. On a trip to Uzbekistan, President Xi Jinping has ordered government bodies to provide all necessary assistance.
A fire in a Karachi factory, which produced clothes for the German company KiK, killed over 260 people in 2012. The victims' families are in Germany to pursue their case against KiK in a Dortmund court. DW spoke to them.