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In pics: What happened across the world on October 15

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Bangalore, Oct 15: As the nation grappled with the destruction caused by Cyclone Phailin, Philippines was struck by a massive earthquake, measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale. At least 82 were killed and many were injured in the quake. Many buildings including churches were also destroyed.

In UK many employee of Alcatel-Lucent were given the pink slip, which made the employees take on the streets protesting against the layoffs.

OneIndia News brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

In Dhaka

In Dhaka

Bangladeshi Muslims travel on the roof of a train as they head to their homes ahead of Eid al-Adha. Hundreds of people working in Dhaka returned home to spend time with their family during the Eid al-Adha

In Paris

In Paris

Alcatel-Lucent workers dressed as skeletons demonstrate in front of the company headquarters in Paris. The employees were protesting Alcatel-Lucent's plans to cut 10,000 jobs around the world, including 900 in France.

In Philippines

In Philippines

Residents walk past a damaged structure in Cebu, central Philippines on Tuesday. A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck in the central Philippines collapsing roofs and buildings, cracking walls and roads and killing severa.

In Brazil

In Brazil

Brazil's Foreign Minister Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado shakes hands with India's Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid at the Itamaraty palace in Brasilia, Brazil. Khurshid is on a one day visit to Brazil.

In San Francisco

In San Francisco

Finance Minister, P Chidambaram, along with the USIBC president, Ron Somers, at a meeting of American executive organized by the US India Business Council (USIBC) in San Francisco on Tuesday.

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