In Pics: What happened across the world on Oct 8

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Bangalore, Oct 8: At least a dozen people were killed and many were injured as Kurdish protesters clashed with police in Turkey. Demonstrators were protesting against Turkey's policy in Syria as fighting intensified between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group in Kobani, Syria, in Istanbul, Turkey.

Buddhist devotees prayed at Myanmar's landmark Shwedagon Pagoda during the eve of the full moon day of Thadingyut, the lighting festival to mark the end of Buddhist Lent, in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Protests erupt in Istanbul

Demonstrators try to protect themselves from tear gas and water cannons used by Turkish riot police to disperse them, who were protesting against Turkey's policy in Syria as fighting intensified between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group in Kobani, Syria, in Istanbul, Turkey.

Turkish riot police detain protestor

Turkish riot police detain a protester as they use tear gas to disperse people who were protesting against Turkey's policy in Syria as fighting intensified between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group in Kobani, Syria.

Air strikes in Syria

Turkish Kurds standing on the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, watch smoke rise following an airstrike in Kobani, Syria, where the fighting between militants of the Islamic State group and Kurdish forces intensified.

Chinese gymnast team celebrates gold

Gold medalist Chinese gymnast celebrate as they walk up to the podium during the awards ceremony of the men's team final of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championship at the Guangxi Gymnasium in Nanning, capital of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Jason Crabb poses with a Dove Award

Jason Crabb poses with a Dove Award following the award show on Tuesday,

Buddhist devotees pray at Myanmar's landmark Shwedagon Pagoda

Buddhist devotees pray at Myanmar's landmark Shwedagon Pagoda during the eve of the full moon day of Thadingyut, the lighting festival to mark the end of Buddhist Lent, in Yangon, Myanmar. Thadingyut, or the Lighting festival is held every year in October in Myanmar, a predominantly Buddhist country.

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