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Smoke and flames rise after an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobani, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province, on Oct. 20. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend besieged Kobani, saying it was now helping Iraqi peshmerga to cross the frontier in a major policy shift.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP

Kurdish people observe smoke rising from the Syrian town of Kobani, also known as Ain al-Arab, after an explosion seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar on Oct. 20.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP

Los Angeles Galaxy fans hold signs celebrating the last home game for Galaxy midfielder Landon Donovan during an MLS soccer match against the Seattle Sounders in Carson on Oct. 19.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kelvin Kuo / FR170752 AP

Indian schoolchildren perform yoga at Delhi Public School in Hyderabad, India, on Oct. 20. Nearly 5,000 people, including students, teachers and parents, performed seven yogic postures after a prayer for world peace.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mahesh Kumar A. / AP

Two 3-week-old white lion cubs play with a stuffed donkey at Belgrade Zoo on Oct. 20. The two white lion cubs, an extremely rare subspecies of the African lion, were born at the zoo. They are being bottle-fed by zookeepers after they were rejected by their mother.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP

A group of athletes compete in the International Marathon in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Oct. 19.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ulises Ruiz Basurto / EFE

Brazilian surfer Samuel Pupo is shown in action during the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal Expression Session at Supertubos Beach in Peniche, Portugal, on Oct. 20.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSE SENA GOULAO / LUSA

President Obama casts his early vote at Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center in Chicago on Oct. 20.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune

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In Monday’s Pictures in the News, smoke and flames rise after an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobani, also known as Ain al-Arab, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend the besieged Kobani, saying it was now helping Iraqi peshmerga to cross the frontier in a major policy shift.

Hyderabad, India: Indian schoolchildren perform yoga at Delhi Public School. Around 5,000 people including students, teachers and parents performed seven yogic postures, following a prayer for world peace.

Belgrade, Serbia: Two 3-week-old white lion cubs play with a stuffed donkey toy at Belgrade Zoo. The two white lion cubs, an extremely rare subspecies of the African lion, were born at the zoo. They are being bottle fed by zookeepers after they were rejected by their mother.

Chicago: President Barack Obama casts his early votes at Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center.

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