Sri Lanka: Webster's Facts and Phrases-Icon Group

  • Title: Sri Lanka: Webster's Facts and Phrases
  • Author: Icon Group
  • Released: 0000-00-00
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  • ASIN: B001P7J1NY

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And how am I going to do that, little Zekey boy? Do you even know where she is? Europe, Sri Lanka, Japan? I wonder what remote location she went to this week to hide from her great, big bastard mistake. I've taken your shit for TOO FUCKING LONG! You dickless, drug-induced excuse for a human being.
–David Wechter and Bruce Kimmel in The Faculty

And how am I going to do that little Zekey boy? Do you even know where she is? Europe, Sri Lanka, Japan? I wonder what remote location she went to this week to hide from her great, big bastard mistake. I've taken your shit for TOO FUCKING LONG! You dickless, drug-induced excuse for a human being.
–David Wechter and Bruce Kimmel in The Faculty

Journalism Usage

A U.N. - News: September 29, 2006 — Headline: UN Reports Children Increasingly Vulnerable in Armed Conflict. Author: Lisa Schlein. Excerpt: The human rights expert says monitoring of abuse is being stepped up in countries such as Burundi, Somalia, Sudan, Ivory Coast, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This information will be given to the Security Council for it to take action.

Afghanistan - News: February 21, 2002 — Headline: International Press Institute: Journalism Especially Hard in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Excerpt: Meanwhile, the report says the media still face hardships in Sri Lanka from the government and because of physical attacks, but that a recent relaxation of censorship rules in Sri Lanka provides some hope.

Afghanistan - News: November 13, 2005 — Headline: Afghanistan to be Offered SAARC Membership. Author: Patricia Nunan. Excerpt: SAARC groups India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Nepal and Bhutan. It was formed to integrate regional economies to increase trade and improve living standards.

Afghanistan - News: April 5, 2007 — Headline: Bangladesh Chief Adviser Meets Leaders of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. Author: Amir Khasru. Excerpt: Chief Adviser of Bangladesh caretaker government, Fakhruddin Ahmed met with the leaders of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan in bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the SAARC Summit in New Delhi on Wednesday. … SAARC's new member Afghanistan has expressed interest in recruiting skilled manpower from Bangladesh while Sri Lanka has said it wishes to invest in Bangladesh's pharmaceuticals sector. Pakistan has promised $10 million worth of wheat to Bangladesh.

Afghanistan - News: May 24, 2007 — Headline: Red Cross Challenges Grow as Violence Escalates Globally. Author: Lisa Schlein. Excerpt: The ICRC chief said increasing violence in Iraq, Sudan, Somalia, Afghanistan, Lebanon and Sri Lanka, have caused "immeasurable suffering."

Africa - News: December 31, 2004 — Headline: Effects of Tsunami Felt as Far as Southern Africa. Author: Delia Robertson. Excerpt: Many of the hundreds of South Africans who have returned home from Thailand, Sumatra, and Sri Lanka having survived the disaster, had nothing but praise for their hosts. Survivor after survivor spoke of the kindness and hospitality of the people of those countries, despite their own tragedies and loss.

Africa - News: June 12, 2007 — Headline: ILO Reports Millions of Child Laborers Exploited Around World. Author: Lisa Schlein. Excerpt: A spokeswoman for the U.N. Children's Fund, Veronique Taveau, says children work under difficult conditions in many parts of the world, in cottonseed fields in India or tea plantations in India and Sri Lanka. She says cocoa and coffee plantations in Africa rely on work done by millions of children.

AIDS - News: December 12, 2002 — Headline: Coalition Formed to Improve Developing Countries' Access to AIDS Drugs. Excerpt: The 56 initial members of the International HIV Treatment Access Coalition include the governments of Uganda, Thailand, Burma, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Uruguay, Mexico, and the Netherlands. United States members include the Rockefeller, William Clinton and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations; Columbia University's School of Public Health, Family Health International, and the American Foundation for AIDS Research.
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