Sri Lanka Trade Deficit Falls
The Central Bank reported that the trade deficit contracted by 20.3 percent to US$ 1,424.3 billion during the first two months of this year, from US$1,786.5 billion a year ago.
From Sri Lanka Daily News http://bit.ly/16AJtr2
Why You Need To Visit The Maldives Before They Disappear
By Megan Willett
From Business Insider http://read.bi/15f7uVc
US Announces Myanmar Sanctions Move
The US has extended targeted sanctions against Burma for another year but lifted a visa ban on officials, in a move that aims to reward progress and prevent backsliding on reform according to the State Department.
From BBC http://bbc.in/1395ARB
President Obama Names Veteran Troubleshooter For Afghanistan-Pakistan Post
President Obama named James F. Dobbins, a veteran diplomat who oversaw the return of the United States to Afghanistan after the defeat of the Taliban in 2001, as his third special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Prosecutor In Bhutto Killing Is Assassinated
Gunmen on Friday killed a Pakistani prosecutor, Chaudhry Zulfikar Ali, who had been investigating the murder of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
By Declan Walsh (@DeclanWalsh)
From The New York Times http://nyti.ms/YtlebN