Highlights From South Asia News: June 8th, 2013

Nepal
Former Nepal PM to Embark on 6 Day Visit to India on Sunday
Ex Primeminister Sher Bahadur Deuba will be visiting Indian Primeminister Manmohan Singh to discuss the current politics of Nepal.
From Zee News http://bit.ly/11rFSoB

Afghanistan
3 Americans Killed in Latest Afghanistan ‘Insider Attack’
By Scott Neuman
Three Americans were killed in an eastern province in Afghanistan by a man wearing an Afghan army uniform.
From NPR http://n.pr/14Kjnwi

India
Divided BJP to Decide Narendra Modi’s Fate Today
The Bharatiya Janta Party will decide today whether to appoint Narendra Modi as head of 2014 election campaigns.
Times of India http://bit.ly/117GBvv

Pakistan
Pakistan Summons US Embassy Officials Over Drone Strikes
By Tim Craig
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called US embassy officials and formally condemned them for drone strikes in the country.
From Washington Post http://wapo.st/14oNmgu

Myanmar
In Myanmar, Flirtations by Investors Turns into Commitments
By Thomas Fuller
Two years after Myanmar’s civilian government has come to power, world’s most prominent companies Coca-Cola, Unilever, General Electric, Philips, Visa are doing business in the country.
From New York Times http://nyti.ms/10ZC95o

Bangladesh
Disaster Inject Fear into Bangladesh Factory Life
By Chris Blake
The poor in Bangladesh who once dreamt of going to the city to work for garment factories have become increasingly fearful.
From ABC News http://abcn.ws/14Klosa

Sri Lanka
Battle Hardened New Zealand Prepare for Sri Lanka in Champions Trophy
The New Zealand captains hopes his experience of English conditions will help them win against Sri Lanka.
From Guardian http://bit.ly/15YiJ1p

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