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World Feb 17Portugal leaders rally around racially abused soccer player
Prime Minister Antonio Costa said the incident was "unacceptable" and urged police and soccer authorities to make an example of those responsible by handing down tough punishment.
World Dec 03Greta Thunberg says sailing voyage ‘energized’ her climate fight
The 16-year-old said she planned to spend several days in the Portuguese capital before heading to Madrid, where delegates from nearly 200 countries are discussing how to tackle global warming.
World Aug 19Wildfire on Canary Islands forces thousands to evacuate
The blaze has charred around 14,800 acres in just 48 hours.
World Mar 08Photos: International Women’s Day marked by strikes, protests and celebrations
Women across the globe held marches and protests to mark International Women's Day as they called for a more gender-balanced world.
World Feb 04European nations raise pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro
A key group of European Union countries endorsed Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president on Monday, piling the pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro to resign and let the country hold a new presidential election.
World Aug 06Portugal fights major wildfire as Europe’s heat wave lingers
Authorities said that more than 1,100 firefighters with 327 vehicles and eight aircraft were battling the blaze that erupted amid a heatwave caused by a mass of hot air from North Africa.