Good morning! Here’s what you need to know on Thursday.
1. NATO defence ministers meet in Brussels to discuss Russia’s involvement in Syria and eastern Ukraine.
3. Volkswagen’s top US executive admits that he knew about the emissions-cheating software installed in diesel cars in 2014, according to a written testimony before facing Congress on Thursday.
4. Deutsche Bank expects a third-quarter loss of €6.2 billion (£4.54 billion; $US6.96 billion) after announcing a massive write-down of goodwill and intangible assets.
5. Brazil’s court ruled President Dilma Rousseff manipulated the budget to cover a growing fiscal deficit last year, which could be used to build a case for impeachment.
6. There were no new confirmed cases of the Ebola virus last week, the first full week without new cases since March 2014.
7. US President Barack Obama apologised to Doctors Without Borders for the US attack on the group’s medical clinic in Afghanistan’s northern city of Kunduz over the weekend.
9. Pope Francis caused an uproar after calling people in a city in Chile “dumb” for protesting against a bishop accused of being complicit in clerical sexual abuse.
10. Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering the mechanism
that cells use to repair DNA, which explains why we don’t all have cancer.