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Small plane crashes next to Lisbon supermarket; 5 dead

2017-04-17 17:10

Officials in Portugal say a small plane has crashed beside a supermarket near Lisbon, killing four people on board the aircraft and one on the ground.

Ex-CIA agent freed in Europe thanks Trump administration

2017-03-02 21:30

A former American CIA agent released from prison in Portugal hours before her planned extradition to Italy has thanked President Donald Trump for helping her.

Angolan vice president faces corruption charges in Portugal

2017-02-16 19:23

Portugal's attorney general's office says prosecutors are bringing charges of corruption, money-laundering and forgery against Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente as part of an investigation in Lisbon.

Portugal says goodbye to its 'father of democracy'

2017-01-09 22:12

Thousands have paid their last respects to Mario Soares, widely seen as the father of Portugal's modern-day democracy, as his funeral cortège wound its way across Lisbon.

Mugabe keeps at least 4 envoys unaccredited since August – report

2016-12-01 09:05

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly kept at least four envoys from European countries unaccredited, months after they arrived in the country, citing a busy schedule.

Next UN chief Guterres vows to 'serve the most vulnerable'

2016-10-06 20:35

UN secretary general nominee Antonio Guterres has vowed to serve "the most vulnerable" with "humility and gratitude".

Portugal's Guterres strengthens lead in race to be UN chief

2016-09-09 21:01

Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres has strengthened his lead in the race to become the next secretary-general of the United Nations following a fourth straw poll by the UN Security Council, diplomats said.

Portugal's Guterres still leads race to be UN chief

2016-08-30 12:46

Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres is still the frontrunner to become the next secretary-general of the United Nations following a third straw poll held, diplomats say.

Wildfires spare Marseille, danger high elsewhere

2016-08-11 16:25

Authorities say wind-whipped fires were no longer threatening the French city of Marseille, but hundreds of people remain evacuated.

1000s of firefighters battle forest blazes in Portugal

2016-08-08 18:35

More than 4 400 firefighters are battling hundreds of forest blazes of varying sizes across Portugal as the annual summer wildfire season hits a peak.

 

5 dead, 3 missing in Portugal firework factory blast

2017-04-05 14:02

An explosion at a fireworks factory in northern Portugal has left at least five people dead with three others missing, rescue services say.

Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail

2017-02-21 22:30

A Portuguese court has instructed police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she has to serve a sentence over involvement in a US interrogation programme.

Portugal buries 'father of democracy' Soares

2017-01-10 20:15

Portugal on Tuesday paid its final respects to Mario Soares, hailed as the father of the country's modern-day democracy, as the former Socialist president was being buried in Lisbon.

Portuguese ex-president Mario Soares dies

2017-01-07 22:24

Portugal's former president Mario Soares has died in Lisbon at the age of 92 after decades in politics.

Portugal to introduce tax on real estate fortunes

2016-10-16 14:22

Portugal will introduce a tax on real estate fortunes above €600 000 in 2017 to help pay for pensions, the government has announced.

Portugal's Guterres still leads in UN chief race

2016-09-26 20:49

Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres has maintained his lead in the race to become the next UN secretary-general following a fifth straw poll by the Security Council.

Firefighters battle wildfires in Portugal, Spain

2016-09-07 23:15

Thousands of firefighters in Spain and Portugal have been battling blazes that threatened locals and tourists, as authorities hoped that the arrival of cooler weather would help tame the flames.

5 insane Instagram car clips that will make your week

2016-08-19 09:20

From a motorcycle that transforms into a jet ski to Cristiano Ronaldo's new Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport. Check out the best Instagram car clips of the week.

Three killed as fires ravage Madeira

2016-08-10 23:27

Three people have been killed, two seriously hurt and around a thousand forced to flee overnight as fires ravaged the Portuguese holiday island of Madeira.

Car-nage: Music festival fire burns hundreds of cars

2016-08-04 12:16

The parking lot of an open-air music festival in Portugal resembles a vehicle graveyard after a wildfire gutted 422 cars. Warning - graphic vehicle destruction.

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