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 http://bit.ly/18mv9RA

Nepal
Nepal Says Historic Everest Video Call was Illegal
By Kristene Quan
From TIME http://ti.me/11erONX

Afghanistan
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 http://reut.rs/16RUjcS

Myanmar
In Myanmar Outpost, a Fading Orwellian Link
By Jane Perlez
New York Times http://nyti.ms/14FbZEP

Pakistan
Deadly Blast Targets Pakistan Security Forces
A Taliban bomb attack killed 12 people, including 11 security forces.
From Aljazeera http://aje.me/10VHIRC

Bangladesh
Survivor of Bangladesh Factory Collapse Speaks Out
By Holly Williams
Tahmina Akhter Sadia, a survivor speaks of the Bangladesh collapse.
From CBS News http://cbsn.ws/11gJ2jC

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