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Sri Lanka receives 22M Euros from EU

The European Union has agreed to award 22 million euros for coronavirus prevention activities in Sri Lanka. In a statement, the EU's Country Office said the aid would be used to help boost health, agriculture and tourism. A discussion was held yesterday between the President's Task Force Special Envoy Basil Rajapaksa and the European Union

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Super Diesel & Octane-95 to be replaced

The government has decided to introduce Euro-4 international standard Petrol and Diesel to the market from today. Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources Development Upali Marasinghe said Euro-4 fuel will be provided to the public at the same price at which Super Diesel and Octane-95 Petrol is being sold at present. Secretary Upali Marasinghe

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The EU has put tariffs on emblematic American products like jeans/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / JOE RAEDLE

EU slaps tariffs on US as trade war erupts

The European Union slapped revenge tariffs on iconic US products including bourbon, jeans and motorcycles on Friday in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump. The tariffs, which took effect at midnight (2200 GMT Thursday) according to the EU's official journal, will further fuel jitters on world stock markets that are already alarmed

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