News Highlights From South Asia: May 23, 2013

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Hails Indian Housing Assistance
Sri Lanka has welcomed a Indian housing assistance program to build 4000 houses around the eastern province.
From Zee News

Nepal Says Historic Everest Video Call was Illegal
By Kristene Quan

Afghan Police Demand Weapons Amid Simmering Tension With Pakistan
By Hamid Shalizi
The Afghanistan police is pleading for more weapons as tensions increase.
From Reuters

In Myanmar Outpost, a Fading Orwellian Link
By Jane Perlez
New York Times

Deadly Blast Targets Pakistan Security Forces
A Taliban bomb attack killed 12 people, including 11 security forces.
From Aljazeera

Survivor of Bangladesh Factory Collapse Speaks Out
By Holly Williams
Tahmina Akhter Sadia, a survivor speaks of the Bangladesh collapse.
From CBS News


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