Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover the geography, history, government, and political conditions, economy and state relations with the United States for each. Includes information on passport applications, visa requirements, regulations and duties, international health and disease, and national holidays.In January 2007, two bombs on public buses outside Colombo killed more than 20 people and injured dozens more. In May 2006, seven people were killed when a jeep carrying Sri Lankan tourists hit a landmine in Wilpattu National Park in the ... citizen when she was caught in a skirmish between government and insurgent forces in the eastern part of the country. ... On April 25, 2006, a female suicide bomber attacked the vehicle of the Commander of the Sri Lankan Army at armyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Countries of the World & Their Leaders Yearbook 08|
|Publisher||:||Gale Cengage - 2007-01-01|