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Portugal: Les feux de forêt reprennent, plus de 2.300 pompiers mobilisés

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Portugal: Les feux de forêt reprennent, plus de 2.300 pompiers mobilisés

- Le centre du Portugal est toujours victime d’une série d’ incendies, mobilisant plus de 2.300 pompiers. « Le vent souffle fort et complique le combat contre les incendies qui risquent de se prolonger », a déclaré une porte-parole de la protection civile, Patricia Gaspar, avant de lancer dimanche soir « un appel au calme » à la population. L’incendie le plus important a sévi aux alentours de la commune de Serta dans la région de Castelo Branco, combattu par plus de 800 pompiers
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Nieuwe bosbranden in Portugal

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Nieuwe bosbranden in Portugal

- LISSABON - In Portugal zijn nieuwe bosbranden ontstaan, een maand nadat 64 mensen om het leven kwamen als gevolg van verwoestende branden. Sinds zondag bestrijden 2000 brandweerlieden zeventien grote brandhaarden, meldde de Portugese krant Observador maandag.
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Portugal : après une courte accalmie, les feux de forêt reprennent

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Portugal : après une courte accalmie, les feux de forêt reprennent

- Après une accalmie de plusieurs jours, une série de feux de forêt s'est déclarée dimanche dans le centre du Portugal, mobilisant plus de 2.300 pompiers qui tentaient de freiner l'avancée des flammes. Pompiers et habitants mobilisés. "Le vent souffle fort et complique le combat contre les incendies qui risquent de se prolonger", a déclaré dans la soirée une porte-parole de la protection civile, Patricia Gaspar, avant de lancer "un appel au calme" à la population
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‘I try to fuse realism and abstract together’

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‘I try to fuse realism and abstract together’

- After thoroughly understanding several concepts of town planning through drawings and sketching, Deviprasad C. Rao didn’t take much time to decide which county would become his muse, when it came to recreating architectural marvels of a city onto the canvas. Having made Goa his home for over a decade, he was familiar with its long history as a Portuguese colony and was in awe of its beautiful Portuguese houses
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Liliane Roriz se casa em quinta de Portugal

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Liliane Roriz se casa em quinta de Portugal

- ANA MARIA CAMPOS E BERNARDO BITTAR. A deputada distrital Liliane Roriz (PTB) se casou neste sábado (22/07) com o empresário Matheus Bastos em cerimônia para poucos convidados numa vinícola em Portugal. A solenidade foi realizada na Quinta Nova, no Douro, região famosa pela produção de vinhos. Foi uma festa para amigos e familiares do casal que vive junto há cinco anos
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Des milliers de salariés de Portugal Telecom protestent contre Altice

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Des milliers de salariés de Portugal Telecom protestent contre Altice

- Des milliers de salariés de Portugal Telecom ont participé vendredi à une journée de grève et manifesté à Lisbonne pour protester contre des transferts de postes vers d'autres entités du groupe français Altice, qui a repris l'opérateur historique portugais fin 2014. Le taux d'adhésion à la grève a été chiffré à 70 % des 9.500 salariés par un dirigeant syndical, alors que la direction du groupe l'a évalué à seulement 19 %, affirmant que "tous les services aux clients ont été assurés"
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Eucalyptus gets the chop after deadly Portugal forest fires

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Eucalyptus gets the chop after deadly Portugal forest fires

- Lisbon, Portugal | AFP | Portugal is to reduce the number of eucalyptus groves after the highly flammable plant was blamed for last month’s deadly forest fires. Parliament voted for the measure Wednesday as part of ongoing forest law reforms that started in April, before the blaze in the central Pedrogao Grande region that killed 64 people and injured more than 250
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[En images] Feux maîtrisés en Croatie et au Portugal, pas au Monténégro

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[En images] Feux maîtrisés en Croatie et au Portugal, pas au Monténégro

- Les incendies ne sont toujours pas éteints au Monténégro, malgré l'aide internationale qui se met en place, mercredi 18 juillet. Le voisin croate maîtrise désormais les impressionnants feux déclenchés dans la région de Split. Au Portugal, les incendies de la région du nord sont désormais sous contrôle. Les pompiers du Monténégro tentaient mercredi, pour le troisième jour consécutif, d’éteindre les incendies qui font rage le long de la côte Adriatique, alors que les feux en Croatie étaient progressivement contrôlés et ceux au Portugal maîtrisés
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Montenegro wildfires rage but 'under control' in Croatia and Portugal

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Montenegro wildfires rage but 'under control' in Croatia and Portugal

- Firefighters in Montenegro battled for a third day Wednesday to douse wildfires along the Adriatic coast, while blazes ravaging parts of neighbouring Croatia as well as Portugal were brought under control. "We expect a firefighting plane that has arrived from Ukraine to join in... Fires could be localised and put under control during the day," Montenegrin local firefighting chief Zoran Babic told local media
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Portuguese man pleads guilty to trying to help Iranian firm - Justice Dept

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Portuguese man pleads guilty to trying to help Iranian firm - Justice Dept

- WASHINGTON: A Portuguese engineer pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiring to help an Iranian firm illegally obtain sophisticated U.S. optical lenses and inertial guidance systems that have both commercial and military uses, the U.S. Justice Department said. Joao Pereira da Fonseca, a 55-year-old Portuguese citizen, pleaded guilty to a federal charge of conspiring to help an Iranian firm obtain the technology from two U
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Manchester United is ‘mission impossible’, says Jose Mourinho

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Manchester United is ‘mission impossible’, says Jose Mourinho

- After Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo showed interest in a move back to his former club Manchester United, Jose Mourinho on Sunday ruled out signing Cristiano Ronaldo back from Real Madrid. Mourinho said the Red Devils is not going to waste their time trying for players that are impossible to get. “I am not going to get my club to waste time on players who are mission impossible,” he said
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Portland's Portugal The Man is finally big enough to be called a sellout

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Portland's Portugal The Man is finally big enough to be called a sellout

- Portland's Portugal The Man knew what fans might think of their new album, "Woodstock," and they prepared accordingly. Earlier this year, the band released T-shirts that read: "I Liked Portugal The Man Before They Sold Out." The band is obviously being self-deprecating, but a sliver of its fan base has been bemoaning this very thing. The band's single "Feel It Still" is No
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Pregnant Abbey Clancy shows off her baby bump in a black bikini as she treats herself to an ice lolly during day at the beach in Portugal

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Pregnant Abbey Clancy shows off her baby bump in a black bikini as she treats herself to an ice lolly during day at the beach in Portugal

- ABBEY Clancy showed off her baby bump in a black bikini as she treated herself to an ice lolly during a day at the beach in Portugal. The Sun exclusively revealed last month that Abbey is expecting her third child with husband Peter Crouch. The model, 31, already has daughters Sophia, six, and Liberty, two, with the former England striker. Scouser Abbey, who hosts Britain’s Next Top Model, showed a hint of a bump as she holidayed in Portugal
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Why Lukaku is reuniting with Mourinho at Man Utd - three years after he binned him

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Why Lukaku is reuniting with Mourinho at Man Utd - three years after he binned him

- The Everton striker is set to complete a switch to Old Trafford and has explained his reasoning behind wanting to work with the Portuguese once again. Romelu Lukaku has explained why he has a desire to work with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, despite the Portuguese having got rid of him during his time as Chelsea manager. Having been shipped out on loan to West Brom and Everton during his three years at Stamford Bridge, Lukaku was eventually sold to the Toffees after making just 10 league appearances under Mourinho
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Tavira, l'échappée belle du Portugal

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Tavira, l'échappée belle du Portugal

- Si tous les bobos chics connaissent Comporta, le "Long Island" de la côte lisboète où l'on bulle dans les dunes, plus rares sont ceux qui connaissent Tavira et ses environs, pourtant l'un des meilleurs spots de l'Algarve. Longtemps, seuls quelques initiés se partageaient le plaisir de profiter des palais anciens et des terrasses de cette petite bourgade discrète, située légèrement en retrait de la côte
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UN chief: US may meet Paris climate goals despite exit

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UN chief: US may meet Paris climate goals despite exit

- LISBON, Portugal (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the United States may meet the Paris climate agreement's targets despite pulling out of the deal. Guterres says Michael Bloomberg, a U.N. special envoy on climate change, is "convinced" the U.S. will reach the Paris goals. Guterres says that's because some U.S. states, cities and businesses are committed to green energy regardless of the federal government
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Portugal government sees Novo Banco sale completed by November

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Portugal government sees Novo Banco sale completed by November

- LISBON: The sale of Portugal's state-rescued Novo Banco to U.S. private equity firm Lone Star should be concluded by November following a 500 million euro (US$566 million) debt swap that will be launched soon, deputy finance minister said on Wednesday. Playing down concerns that lawsuits filed by some bondholders could derail the agreed deal, Ricardo Mourinho Felix told a parliament committee that European Union banking supervisors and the EU directorate general for competition were aware of this tentative timetable
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  • ‘I try to fuse realism and abstract together’
    ‘I try to fuse realism and abstract together’

    , thehindu.com

    After thoroughly understanding several concepts of town planning through drawings and sketching, Deviprasad C. Rao didn’t take much time to decide which county would become his muse, when it came to recreating architectural marvels of a city onto the canvas. Having made Goa his home for over a decade, he was familiar with its long history as a Portuguese colony and was in awe of its beautiful Portuguese houses
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    Tags: The Arts | 
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Politics & Government

  • Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump
    Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

    , ctvnews.ca

    LISBON, Portugal -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started a foreign tour that will include his first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Modi met with Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa on Saturday during a six-hour stop in Lisbon. Modi will then continue on to Washington where he will meet with Trump on Monday. Modi and Costa announced the launching of the India-Portugal Start-Up Hub to encourage business ventures by entrepreneurs in the two countries, along with several other bilateral agreements on science, sport and taxation
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Sports

  • Why Lukaku is reuniting with Mourinho at Man Utd - three years after he binned him
    Why Lukaku is reuniting with Mourinho at Man Utd - three years after he binned him

    , goal.com

    The Everton striker is set to complete a switch to Old Trafford and has explained his reasoning behind wanting to work with the Portuguese once again. Romelu Lukaku has explained why he has a desire to work with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, despite the Portuguese having got rid of him during his time as Chelsea manager. Having been shipped out on loan to West Brom and Everton during his three years at Stamford Bridge, Lukaku was eventually sold to the Toffees after making just 10 league appearances under Mourinho
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Business

  • ECB chief was overinterpreted by markets: sources
    ECB chief was overinterpreted by markets: sources

    , reuters.com

    SINTRA, Portugal European Central Bank President Mario Draghi intended to signal tolerance for a period of weaker inflation, not an imminent policy tightening, when his comments sent the euro higher this week, sources familiar with Draghi's thinking said on Wednesday. Draghi's intention was to set up September as the earliest the bank would discuss rolling back stimulus, they said, but stressed it was by no means certain that it would come to a decision then
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Technology

  • Des milliers de salariés de Portugal Telecom protestent contre Altice
    Des milliers de salariés de Portugal Telecom protestent contre Altice

    , afp.com

    Des milliers de salariés de Portugal Telecom ont participé vendredi à une journée de grève et manifesté à Lisbonne pour protester contre des transferts de postes vers d'autres entités du groupe français Altice, qui a repris l'opérateur historique portugais fin 2014. Le taux d'adhésion à la grève a été chiffré à 70 % des 9.500 salariés par un dirigeant syndical, alors que la direction du groupe l'a évalué à seulement 19 %, affirmant que "tous les services aux clients ont été assurés"
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Health

  • Surgeons stop mid-operation with patient on table to celebrate Chile v Portugal penalty in unbelievable footage
    Surgeons stop mid-operation with patient on table to celebrate Chile v Portugal penalty in unbelievable footage

    , mirror.co.uk

    This extraordinary footage shows the moment surgeons celebrate the result of a tense penalty shootout - in the middle of an operation. Sporting gowns and masks, the surgical team have Wednesday's Chile v Portugal match on a big screen in a Chilean operating theatre as a patient goes under the knife. Portugal's João Moutinho can be seen readying himself to take the penalty during the Confederations Cup yesterday
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Family & Parenting

  • Pope makes two Fatima children saints on centenary of their visions of the Virgin Mary
    Pope makes two Fatima children saints on centenary of their visions of the Virgin Mary

    , japantimes.co.jp

    FATIMA, PORTUGAL – Pope Francis added two Portuguese shepherd children to the roster of Catholic saints Saturday, honoring young siblings whose reported visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago turned the Portuguese farm town of Fatima into one of the world’s most important Catholic shrines. Francis proclaimed Francisco and Jacinta Marto saints at the start of Mass marking the centenary of their visions
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Society & Culture

  • Ten people injured in new Portugal forest fires
    Ten people injured in new Portugal forest fires

    , straitstimes.com

    LISBON (AFP) – Ten people, including nine firefighters, were injured on Monday (July 3) as two forest fires raged in central Portugal, emergency services said. One fire, near the town of Tramagal, was largely under control by afternoon and “no longer presents a risk for the population and the affected zones,” emergency services chief Jose Guilherme said on Portuguese television. A second forest fire, near Sao Pedro de Tomar, was being tackled by 240 firefighters and 50 vehicles
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Entertainment & Arts

  • ‘I try to fuse realism and abstract together’
    ‘I try to fuse realism and abstract together’

    , thehindu.com

    After thoroughly understanding several concepts of town planning through drawings and sketching, Deviprasad C. Rao didn’t take much time to decide which county would become his muse, when it came to recreating architectural marvels of a city onto the canvas. Having made Goa his home for over a decade, he was familiar with its long history as a Portuguese colony and was in awe of its beautiful Portuguese houses
    Read More ...

     

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Travel & Recreation

  • In Portugal, PM Modi Enjoys Gujarati Vegetarian Meal
    In Portugal, PM Modi Enjoys Gujarati Vegetarian Meal

    , ndtv.com

    Portugal might turn out to be a home away from home for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at least when it comes to food. PM Modi, who , enjoyed a delicious meal after Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa arranged a Gujarati vegetarian lunch. "In a gesture of personal warmth and attention, PM @antoniocostapm arranged a special Gujarati meal at the lunch hosted for PM @narendramodi," Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted
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Life & Style

  • Carrick responds to rumours linking Ronaldo with sensational Man Utd return
    Carrick responds to rumours linking Ronaldo with sensational Man Utd return

    , goal.com

    The Portuguese star's future is unclear, but the United midfielder says it is not for him to tell his former team-mate to return to the club. Michael Carrick insists he is not thinking about a reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo following suggestions the Portugal great is keen on a return to Manchester United. The 32-year-old is reported to view a return to United as his favoured option if he does depart the Santiago Bernabeu, with Ronaldo winning three Premier League titles, an FA Cup, two League Cups and the Champions League during a six-year stay at Old Trafford between 2003 and 2009
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Law & Crime

  • Portugal Invasion festival in Albufeira sees riot police fire shots into the air to break up fight between British holidaymakers
    Portugal Invasion festival in Albufeira sees riot police fire shots into the air to break up fight between British holidaymakers

    , thesun.co.uk

    ANTI-riot cops fired shots into the air to break up a huge bar brawl between British holidaymakers at a festival in the Algarve. Around 50 officers were sent to disperse crowds in Albufeira during the seven-day Portugal Invasion festival. Shots were fired into the air before cops arrested four people during the clash last night in the popular tourist destination. Two police officers and two Brits were injured in the violence, which happened during a seven-day festival called Portugal Invasion catering mainly for black Brits which is due to end tomorrow
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Science & Nature

  • Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died
    Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

    , bostonherald.com

    LISBON, Portugal — Official reports into Portugal's deadliest natural disaster in decades have described freak conditions that drove the wildfire that killed 64 people, while Portuguese authorities said Thursday they have contained a second fire that raged for five days close by. More than 2,000 firefighters and some two dozen water-dropping aircraft fought the two fires for days and nights amid strong winds and temperatures above 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) as the country's annual wildfire season started earlier than usual
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