Sushma meets Nepal president, PM

Kathmandu , Feb 9

Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and members of an all-party delegation on Tuesday paid courtesy calls on Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli.

Unemployment in Switzerland on rise

Geneva , Feb 9

The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) on Tuesday said unemployment levels in Switzerland reached 3.8 percent in January -- up from 3.7 percent in December 2015.

Who will win the battle of New Hampshire?

Washington , Feb 9 As half a million voters in snowy New Hampshire set out to pick up their presidential nominees Tuesday, polls suggested two outsiders, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders, may clinch victory.

France's National Assembly approves state of emergency bill

Paris , Feb 9

France's National Assembly, the lower house of the country's parliament, has approved the government's constitutional reform aimed at giving the green light to a state of emergency amid growing concerns that it will weaken citizens' rights and freedom.