Canada to Close Bangladesh Mission Sunday
By Michelle Shephard
Canada will close its diplomatic mission in Dhaka, amid fears of a terrorist attack.
From The Star http://bit.ly/1cpyWSv
Gingerly Filmmaker, Tests Limits of Freedom in Myanmar
By Jared Ferrie
Zay Par is testing boundaries of the new found artistic freedom in Myanmar by putting the finishing touches to a film on the 1988 student uprising put down by military rulers.
From Reuters http://reut.rs/14sTyqR
John Kerry says Pakistan Drone Strikes Could End As Bilateral Talks Resume
John Kerry has suggested that the controversial drone strikes could end soon.
From The Guardian http://bit.ly/13FQJwv
Flash Floods Kill 58 in East Afghanistan
Heavy floods killed atleast 58 people in East Afghanistan. The flood spread across 5 provinces
From TIME http://ti.me/16toFQY
Sri Lanka Eyes South Asian Hub With Chinese Mega Port
By Amal Jayasinge
A $500 million Chinese-built port opens Monday in Sri Lanka.
From Fox News http://fxn.ws/1cpB10O
In Nepal, Time to Press the Poll Button
By Prashant Jha
Jha argues that the Indian government must press for polls in Nepal, at a time when there are political groups trying to obstruct the elections.
From The Hindu http://bit.ly/17sGw7K
India’s State Divisions Evolve Past Language
Political analysts have started to wonder if India’s federalism based on shared languages doesn’t work anymore.
From Aljazeera http://aje.me/14sVu2I