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Thursday, June 27, 2013
Portuguese trade unions on Thursday embarked on a 24-hour general strike against the government’s austerity policies under an international bailout programme, which they blame for recession and un...
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The recession across the economy of the 17 European Union countries that use the euro extended into its sixth quarter longer than the calamitous slump that hit the eurozone during the financial cr...
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March 16, 2013
Euro-zone finance ministers agreed on Saturday to grant Ireland and Portugal more time to pay back their bailout loans, to help them resume borrowing on financial markets.
September 16, 2012
Tens of thousands of Portuguese rallied in about 40 cities on Saturday against government’s austerity policies and the international lenders that demand the budget reforms.The protests were...
December 23, 2011
Irish, Greek and Portuguese people leave in search of a new life as the eurozone's woes worsen.
November 26, 2010
Portugal’s Parliament has approved a plan to hike taxes and cut salaries and welfare benefits next year in a bid to reverse waning market confidence in its public finances.Portugal&rsq...
June 18, 2010
Portuguese Nobel literature laureate Jose Saramago died on Friday at his home on the Spanish Canary Island of Lanzarote, his family said.Saramago was 87 years old. He won the Nobel in 1998....
March 10, 2010
The head of Portugal’s debt agency says a euro990 million ($1.34 billion) bond auction was oversubscribed, suggesting the government’s austerity plan has eased market concerns about th...
February 16, 2010
“Whatever”, said the teenaged daughter of a British couple who won a 56 million-pound (about $88 million) EuroMillions lottery. When Nigel Page discovered he had won 56 mi...
December 18, 2009
The institutions of the European Union are belatedly accepting that official statistics on racial discrimination and racist crime in the EU are only the “tip of the iceberg.” Its Agency...
September 28, 2009
Socialist leader Jose Socrates, set for another four years as Portugal's Prime Minister after weekend elections, has antagonized many -- even inside his own party -- with his determination t...
September 30, 2012
Tens of thousands of Spaniards and Portuguese rallied in the streets of their countries’ capitals Saturday to protest enduring deep economic pain from austerity measure. The demonstration in Madri...
January 31, 2012
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday informed a special court that it has challenged the Portugal Supreme Court’s cancellation of extradition of gangster Abu Salem to India and his trial...
September 27, 2011
In an embarrassment to the government, a Lisbon High Court ordered termination of extradition of underworld don Abu Salem for breach of agreement by India, which slapped on him offences attracting...
November 24, 2010
A 24-hour general strike protesting the government’s austerity policies largely paralysed Portugal on Wednesday, with planes grounded, trains cancelled and rubbish going uncollected.U...
March 11, 2010
Greek public transport was halted, flights grounded and state hospitals left with emergency staff only on Thursday as workers held yet another general strike to protest painful spending cuts.<...
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February 22, 2010
Emergency crews used bulldozers and other heavy equipment on Monday to search for at least four people still missing in Madeira after flash floods and rockslides killed 42 people on the Portuguese...
February 13, 2010
A lottery crisscrossed European borders at the weekend, with a Friday night draw in France resulting in as-yet-unknown winners in Spain and Britain by Saturday.
The two winning Euro...
December 4, 2009
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday permitted Bollywood actress Monica Bedi, to access her two savings accounts, frozen since 2002 when she was arrest along with mafia don Abu Salem in Lisbon S...
September 26, 2009
Standing by the side of the river Tagus in Lisbon, the starting point for the voyages that led to the ‘discovery’ of India, one can feel the colonial past come alive… It is a war...
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