Tag: Portugal

Portugal Suspects Terrorists Behind Theft at National Armoury

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese authorities suspect international terrorists and arms traffickers are behind a “very professional” theft last week at the country’s national armory, the attorney general’s office said Tuesday. The suspicions have prompted the attorney general’s office to

Portugal’s Deadly Forest Fires: the Victims

LISBON (AFP) – A child who died in the flames during his parents’ honeymoon, a family saved by a water tank and a group of friends rescued by a generous neighbour. These are the stories of dozens of Portuguese whose


Euro Rattled After Portugal Left Ousts Centre-Right Government

Left-wing parties ousted Portugal‘s ruling centre-right on Tuesday, in the first such move against an elected government since the end of dictatorship in 1974, paving the way for a Socialist-led administration to end years of austerity. The minority government warned

Portugal Could Be the Next Greece

As the Greek crisis deepens, questions are already being asked about whether another Eurozone member could end up in the same situation. With huge public debt, a vulnerable economy and the prospect of a radical left-wing government on the horizon