RT News - October 12, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

Death stalks the Syrian border town of Kobani, as Kurdish defence lines become trapped in the centre of the town by Islamic State jihadists; Violent protests across Europe see Kurdish supporters demanding that the anti-islamic State coalition gets involved in the battle for Kobani; Way ahead of predictions - China's economy skyrockets with figures saying it's already pushing the U.S. into second place for the first time in more than a century, while also getting a grip on American luxury landmarks; The chequered flag flies to conclude Russia's first Formula One in a century. We report from the Grand Prix in Sochi.