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  1. News - World - PORTUGAL

    Portugal refuses to extradite Chinese investor who holds ‘golden visa’

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lisbon 'No' to China extradition Portugal has refused to extradite a Chinese investor with a "golden visa" who had been sentenced to 10 years ... of trust for which he was convicted in China had no equivalent in Portugal. In a bid to attract foreign cash, Portugal began awarding "golden visas" in 2012 to foreigners investing ...

  2. News - World - PORTUGAL

    New search in Portugal brings another false dawn in search for British girl Madeleine McCann

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:22pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Praia da Luz Seven years after British girl vanished in Portugal, hunt on scrubland brings no new clues, only agony for parents Kate and Gerry McCann Another false dawn insearch for Madeleine It began with a team of British detectives on all fours scouring a hilly stretch of scrubland on Portugal's Algarve coast. But at the end of the first week of searches ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - PORTUGAL

    Portugal coach Bento shows the strain over Ronaldo injury fears

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... Ronaldo fears Cristiano Ronaldo's chances of being fit for Portugal's opening World Cup clash with Germany were thrown into further doubt after coach Paulo Bento refused to put ... Portugal play the strongly fancied Germans on June 16 but, at this rate, they could be without their star player and talisman, who was already ruled out of the Mexico game due to persistent leg ...

  4. News - World - PORTUGAL

    Huge new dinosaur in Portugal was predator king

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Portuguese scientists identify largest land predator discovered in Europe A new dinosaur species discovered in Portugal dominated the food chain 150 ... but not by a huge margin. The fossils found in Portugal closely resemble those of a North American dinosaur – the Torvosaurus tanneri – and indeed at first the scientists thought the two specimens must ...

  5. News - World - PORTUGAL

    Portugal reopens probe into missing Madeleine McCann

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 09:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lisbon Portuguese police are reopening their probe into the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann from a beach resort in 2007, the attorney general’s office announced on Thursday. “The attorney general’s office has decided ...

  6. News - World - PORTUGAL

    Portugal president rejects ruling coalition reshuffle and ignites bailout 'time bomb'

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Cavaco Silva rejects coalition reshuffle and calls on Socialists to help bolster austerity drive Portugal's president has thrown the bailed-out euro zone country into disarray after ... bomb", President Anibal Cavaco Silva proposed a cross-party agreement between the ruling coalition and opposition Socialists to guarantee wide support for austerity measures needed for Portugal ...

  7. News - World - PORTUGAL

    Portugal to slash 30,000 state jobs in austerity drive

    Posted May 04th 2013, 04:13am by AFP

    ... Full pension age to be pushed back to 66 years old and civil servants will be expected to work 40 hours per week instead of 35 Portugal’s prime minister said on Saturday ... much-needed bail-out. Coelho was unveiling the contents of the centre-right government’s new “medium-term programme”, under which Portugal is hoping to save a total of six billion euros (US$7.9 ...

  8. News - World - PORTUGAL

    Portugal prime minister announces heavy spending cuts

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 08:55am by AFP

    ... it would make it difficult to achieve the budget cuts needed to meet the terms of a 78-million-euro European Union-International Monetary Fund bailout. Portugal’s position is now “more fragile” ... bailout, Coelho said, adding that “the government will respect all of the objectives of the aid programme”. For its part the European Commission late on Sunday warned Portugal that it must do just ...

  9. News - World - PORTUGAL

    Portugal seeks European help to contain wildfires

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 03:06pm by Associated Press in Lisbon

    ... in the north of the country. Much of Portugal is in severe drought and hot, windy weather is forecast for most of the week. Civil Protection Service official Patricia Gaspar says Portugal has asked ...

  10. News - World - PORTUGAL

    Portugal unveils more harsh austerity in budget

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 08:57am by Associated Press in Lisbon, Portugal

    ... Associated Press in Lisbon, Portugal Portugal’s government is taking the bailed-out country deeper into austerity, announcing sharp tax increases next year that risk worsening a recession ... The government on Monday says the measures are needed to cut the national debt as Portugal strives to restore its financial health. More than a decade of meagre growth compelled Portugal to ask for a 78 ...




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