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How Parliament elects a president 

So far, all signs indicate that a quorum of a two-thirds majority – 86 MPs – will be secured for the Parliament session to elect a president on Oct. 31, that will subsequently put an end to the power vacuum that lasted two and a half years.

Turkey to seek bids for $3 billion bridge

Turkey will seek bids in January to build a 10 billion lira ($3.25 billion) suspension bridge over the Dardanelles Straits and has already received interest from Asian and Turkish contractors, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday.

Kerber’s new style overwhelms Halep

Angelique Kerber produced a polished display to claim her second straight win at the WTA Finals with a 6-4 6-2 victory over Simona Halep Tuesday, the world No. 1 booking a spot in the semifinals of the elite eight-woman event.

Record 113 international players at NBA

A record 113 players from outside the United States were on NBA rosters as the league opened its 2016-17 season , with at least one international player on all 30 clubs.

Malaysia to ‘take a break’ from F1

Malaysia is planning to take a “temporary break” from Formula One because of mounting losses, officials said Tuesday, in ominous signs for one of Asia’s longest-running grands prix.

War drama brings Mel Gibson back

“Hacksaw Ridge,” the true story of the first conscientious objector to receive the U.S. Medal of Honor, marks the directorial return of actor Mel Gibson a decade after his last stint behind the camera.

Crash-landing may have wrecked Mars probe

Scientists say Europe’s experimental Mars probe has hit the right spot but may have been destroyed in a fiery ball of rocket fuel because it was traveling too fast.