Portugal may be mired in a debt crisis, but its 25 richest people got 16 percent wealthier in 2013, with fortunes equivalent to nearly 10 percent of the country's GDP, rankings published Thursday showed.
Many Latin American leaders were no-shows at the opening of the 23rd Ibero-American summit in Panama, revealing the foundering direction of the annual forum.
Portugal's opposition Socialists inflicted a stinging defeat on the Social Democrats in local elections as voters displayed their frustrations at the government's austerity measures.
The famous number 28 tram, winding its way through the narrow streets of the Portuguese capital.
Firefighters battled wildfires on Friday in Portugal where they have claimed five lives and tamed another major blaze in northern Spain.
Kazakhstan's fighters Vadim Loparev and Yelaman Sayasatov have won muay thai champion titles in Europe.
An odd underwater ballet has been unfolding in the Mediterranean port of Toulon these past few days.
A Portuguese economist, whose book "Why We Should Leave the Euro" has become a rapid best-seller, says it is only a matter of time until his crisis-wracked country leaves the troubled currency.
The European Commission is expected on Wednesday to increase the pressure on several countries, particularly France, to speed up structural reforms seen as the only reliable way to boost growth and job creation.
Spain and Portugal will cooperate with Kazakhstan in preparation for the EXPO-2017.
Portugal said Friday it will take banking giants JP Morgan and Santander to court to make them renegotiate deals that have left state-run companies paying hefty interest rates.
Eurozone and EU finance ministers meet in Dublin from Friday to finalise the Cyprus bailout and consider extending debt repayment dates for Portugal and Ireland.
Despite the risk of aggravating the recession and unemployment, Portugal's government is wagering that following the austerity prescribed by its creditors will help it regain market confidence and avoid a second bailout.
Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho called for severe cuts in public spending after a court rejected a number of austerity measures.
The number of children born outside marriage in Europe has doubled over two decades to 40 percent, with Estonia, Slovenia and France registering almost three out of every five births out of wedlock.
Eurozone finance ministers approved early Saturday plans to give bailed-out Ireland and Portugal more time to pay back some of their massive rescue loans.
Data published on Monday confirmed recession in the eurozone's weakest economies last year, breathing new life into a heated debate on whether aggressive austerity measures may come at the cost of economic growth.
Kazakhstan's Taraz Football Club has signed a one-year contract with Portuguese Manuel Curto.
Alcohol abuse is responsible for around a quarter of the 30,000 people who die in road accidents across the European Union every year.
Student, directed by Darezhan Omirbayev, was awarded at the Portugal Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival.
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