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CAIRO (AP) — Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist President fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of country's 2011 uprising, as clashes left 13 people dead and dozens injured. Another two people died when an explosive device they were planting under a high-voltage tower in the Nile Delta exploded prematurely, security officials said.
The higher the combined vote of parties left out, the less the winning party needs for an outright majority. For example, if the parties excluded from parliament add up to 12 percent of the vote, the top party will need 35.6 percent for an outright majority. 16:25 GMT - -- election facts -- - Around 9.8 million Greek voters are eligible to cast ballots to elect 300 lawmakers in the unicameral parliament. Of these, 238 lawmakers are directly elected, 12 are honorific seats proportionately assigned to parliamentary parties, and the remaining 50 seats are given to the top party as a bonus to ensure that a majority government is formed.
US President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the deadlock on a long-stalled nuclear pact Sunday as they hailed a new era of friendship between the world's two largest democracies. After greeting Obama with a bear hug as he stepped off Air Force One, Modi then trumpeted the "chemistry" with his fellow leader on the first of a three-day visit to the Indian capital. Obama, whose administration treated Modi as a pariah until barely a year ago, said their new "friendship" reflected a natural affinity between the two countries. Modi meanwhile said Obama's decision to become the first US president to visit India twice while in office had huge symbolic importance.