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Nepal Elects New Prime Minister

Nepal's parliament has elected a prime minister, ending a deadlock that has lasted since an election two months ago. Sushil Koirala, the chief for the Nepali Congress party, was elected (with 405 votes of the 605-member parliament) Monday with the support of the communist UML party. It was not immediately clear whether other parties will join the coalition government. Koirala, 76, is the fourth member of his family to become prime minister. He must now oversee the drafting of a new...

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