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Erdoğan will run for president for second time, not third: Parliament speaker

Parliament Speaker Mustafa Şentop has dismissed claims that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan cannot run in the next presidential elections, recalling that he was given the right to serve as president for two terms in a constitutional amendment in 2017.

Pope calls neglect of migrants 'shipwreck' on Lesbos visit

Pope Francis on Dec. 5 returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, calling the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".

The pope has long championed the cause of migrants and his visit comes a day after he delivered a stinging rebuke to Europe which he said was "torn by nationalist egoism".

Turkey to continue to support Libya, says top diplomat

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Nov. 10 met the visiting head of Libya's High Council of State in the capital Ankara. 

"Discussed current political situation and latest developments with Khaled al-Mishri, the president of High Council of State of Libya," Çavuşoğlu said on Twitter. 

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