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Portugal MPs in move to legalise euthanasia

Portugal has taken a big step towards legalising euthanasia by approving proposals from the ruling Socialist Party and some other politicians, BBC reports. Five bills got majority backing from MPs, and now a special committee is to …

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FC Zenit eliminated from UEFA Champions League

Russian football club Zenit St. Petersburg lost its last match in the UEFA Champions League group stage in Lisboa against Portugal's Benfica with the score of 0-3 and was eliminated from the tournament. Franco Cervi and Pizzi …

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Portugal suspends visas for Iranian citizens

Portugal has suspended the issuance of entry visas for Iranian nationals for unspecified security reasons, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said, adding the move was not related to bilateral relations between the two …

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Ronaldo buys world’s most expensive car (VIDEO)

Portuguese football player Cristiano Ronaldo is the new owner of the one-off Bugatti La Voiture Noire, reportedly the most expensive car ever built, a Spanish sports paper has reported. The Portuguese striker has …

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Georgia and Portugal agree on migration cooperation

Georgia and Portugal have agreed on cooperation in the field of circular migration, according to the website of the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The agreement was reached during the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Georgia …

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 Azerbaijani gymnasts perform at World Cup in Cantanhede

Azerbaijan's national aerobic gymnastics team participated in the 6th Cantanhede FIG World Cup 2019 for Aerobic Gymnastics in Portugal, Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation reported. Azerbaijan in the group exercises was represented by …

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Portugal mission staff member attacked in Tehran

A staff member of Portugal embassy in Tehran was attacked in Iran's capital on Tuesday night, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said, adding that the armed attack was due to personal hostility. …

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Portugal's 'yellow vests' turn out for protests

A nationwide protest in Portugal that seeks to emulate France's yellow vest movement has fallen flat, with few people turning out. Portuguese protesters are attempting to disrupt morning rush-hour traffic at various locations across …

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Russian Ambassador to Portugal passes away

Russian Ambassador to Portugal Oleg Belous has died in Lisbon yesterday at the age of 66, the Russian foreign ministry said. "The Russian foreign ministry deeply regrets to announce that Russian Ambassador to …

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Eurovision 2018 opening ceremony held in Lisbon

The Blue Carpet ceremony for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest took place yesterday in front of the MAAT (Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia) in Lisbon.  The red carpet, appropriately blue this year, is the annual highlight …

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