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Portuguese minister resigns over 106 wildfire deaths.

- Townhall.com - US

Portugal recovers weapons stolen from national armory.

Investigators in Portugal say they have recovered all the weapons stolen in June from the country's national armory.

- FOX News - US

Portugal internal affairs minister resigns after criticism over deadly forest fires.

- Financial Times - US

Latest Wildfires Prompt Resignation of Portugal's Interior Minister.

Portugal's Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa resigned Wednesday after wildfires killed more than 100 people this year. The latest fires erupted last weekend and have killed at least 41 people. They followed a fire in June that left 64 people dead. Urbano de Sousa said in her resignation letter that "though the ...

- Voice of America - US

Trevor Steven: Far too early to link Marco Silva with a big job.

I have been hugely impressed with Watford this season but it is far too early to be linking their manager, Marco Silva, with one of the top-flight’s big jobs. The 40-year-old Portuguese was handed a lifeline by the Hornets and was a surprise appointment in many ways. His Premier League career could have been over in ...

- City AM - UK

Portugal's interior minister quits amid criticism of gov't wildfire response.

Portugal's interior minister quit Wednesday as the government faced mounting criticism of its handling of wildfires that have killed over 100 people since June.

- UPI - US

Portugal Interior Minister Resigns After Fire Disasters.

Portugal's Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa resigned from her post after fires killed more than a hundred people in the country's two worst disasters of recent times, the government said on Wednesday, quoted by Reuters. The minister said in her resignation letter that after the fires of recent days I considered ...

- Novinite - BG

EU states pledge 24,000 resettlement places so far.

Twelve EU states have so far pledged 24,000 resettlement places for refugees as of Tuesday . The EU commission wants EU states to resettle 50,000 people by 2019. The pledging states are Belgium, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and UK.

- EU Observer - EU

Interior minister resigns in wake of Portugal forest fires.

Constanca Urbano de Sousa had been lambasted for her response to two deadly blazes on the Iberian peninsula that killed over 100 people in Portugal alone. The ruling government has also faced calls to step down.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Portugal's interior minister resigns over wildfires response.

The Portuguese government minister in charge of emergency services has resigned after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year.

- FOX News - US

Portugal's interior minister resigns over wildfires response.

- Townhall.com - US

Photos show Portugal and Spain in flames.

Wildfires killed more than 40 people and injured at least 63 more.

- Grist Magazine - US

Portugal's PM pledges action after deadly wildfires

António Costa promises to tackle structural problems as 41 people die in forest fires

- Financial Times - US

Portugal's government faces no-confidence vote over forest fires

LISBON - A Portuguese opposition party launched a motion of no-confidence in the Socialist government on Tuesday over its failure to prevent the loss of human lives in this week's lethal wildfires, the second such disaster in four months.

- Reuters - US

Wildfire toll hits 45 in Portugal-Spain but rain brings respite

Overnight rain and calmer winds have helped firefighters tame a spate of deadly wildfires that broke out over the weekend, devouring homes and killing 41 people in Portugal and another four in northern Spain. Portugal's civil protection agency said Tuesday that the 15 biggest fires, which had raged through the centre and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Portugal in mourning as deadly wildfires tamed

Portugal began three days of national mourning Tuesday over 41 deaths, with pressure growing on the government to explain why it failed to prevent a tragedy that came just four months after 64 others died in another fast-moving blaze.

- France24 - FR

Honestly, I have no PSG plans, says Mourinho

LISBON, Oct 18 — Jose Mourinho insists he has no plans to join Paris Saint-Germain despite admitting he will not be signing a new contract with Manchester United in the immediate future. Mourinho triggered talk of a potential switch to Paris...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Portugal's Government Is Facing a No-Confidence Vote over This Week's Forest Fires

More than 100 people have been killed by wildfires in Portugal since June

- TIME Magazine - US

Rain brings relief after Portugal wildfire death toll reaches 41; one person missing

Overnight rain and calmer winds on Tuesday helped firefighters tame a spate of deadly wildfires that broke out over the weekend, devouring homes and killing ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Portugal fires: Three days of national mourning for wildfire victims

At least 41 people died in Portugal and four in Spain in a wave of wildfires.

- BBC - UK

Portugal: As wild fires fade, survivors blame government for deaths

At least 41 people have been killed in devastating wild fires that swept across parts of Portugal and Spain. Politicians and residents of towns hit by the deadly fires have blamed Lisbon for the soaring death toll.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

At least 39 dead in Portugal, Spain wildfires

At least 39 people have been killed by wildfires in Portugal and Spain, officials from both countries said Monday.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Deadly fires ease, anger grows over Iberia's 41 fire deaths

Portugal began three days of national mourning yesterday over its 41 wildfire deaths amid widespread public anger, with pressure growing on the government to explain why officials failed to prevent the tragedy that came just four...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

6 things I learned from interviewing 19 millionaires

Jeff J Mitchell/Getty On the hunt for a mentor in Portugal, Ben Davis started meeting self-made millionaires who told him their stories. Most of what he learned about wealth and success had little to do with money, directly. He thinks anyone can apply their lessons to their own lives. While doing my PhD in Germany, I ...

- Business Insider - US

Benfica transformed me, says Man United's Matic

BELGRADE - A three-year spell at Portuguese giants Benfica helped Nemanja Matic develop into the player that he is today, the Manchester United midfielder said ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with his former club.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Jose Mourinho not entertaining idea of extending Manchester United contract

Jose Mourinho has refused to commit his long-term future to Manchester United and reaffirmed his belief that he will not end his career at Old Trafford. The United manager is halfway through a three-year contract and is not prepared to publicly entertain signing an extension as he heads into the final 18 months. Ahead of ...

- City AM - UK

Portugal fires die down, government faces criticism

Lethal wildfires in Portugal have begun to die down, but the government has faced growing criticism for its slow response.

- RTE - IE

Portugal is in National Mourning for the 36 Victims of Forest Fires

Portugal today is in a three-day national mourning to commemorate the casualties of ongoing forest fires, the France press reported on Tuesday. The death of 36 people has been confirmed. The wounded are 63, 16 of them - in critical condition. Around 3600 firefighters are trying to contain the fifteen active outbreaks in the ...

- Novinite - BG

No deal yet on Mediterranean alliance for EU agencies

Greek alternate foreign minister of foreign affairs Georgios Katrougalos told press on Tuesday that his proposal to Mediterranean EU members, to share votes about the relocation of London-based EU agencies, "was generally positively accepted." However, he admitted "we did not have a formal consensus about that yet". ...

- EU Observer - EU

Death toll climbs, anger mounts over Iberian wildfires

Officials blame hundreds of fires, and at least 41 deaths between Spain and Portugal, on arsonists and freak weather

- CBS NEWS - US

Portugal's wildfires die down, criticism of government grows

LISBON - Lethal wildfires in Portugal died down on Tuesday under the first real rain since June, but the government faced growing criticism for its slow response to the second such disaster in four months.

- Reuters - US

Officials in Portugal and Spain suspect arson in fires that left 41 dead

Portugal began three days of national mourning Tuesday for the victims of the wildfires that have spread across the Iberian Peninsula. At least 37 have died in Portugal, as well as four across the border in Spain. Monday night rain and cooler temperatures helped to bring fires under control, but officials are blaming more ...

- The Week - US

Portugal's PM pledges action after deadly wildfires

António Costa promises to tackle structural problems as 37 people die in forest fires

- Financial Times - US

One-month-old infant among at least 30 killed in Portugal wildfires

A spate of wildfires in Portugal has killed at least 30 people, including a one-month-old infant, authorities said Monday, making this year by far the deadliest on record for forest blazes in the country.         

- USA TODAY - US

This is the most wished-for Airbnb in Portugal

Visitors to this villa in the hills of northern Portugal get the best of both worlds with nearby mountains and beaches in a quaint, green oasis.         

- USA TODAY - US

Fierce fires in Portugal destroy homes, leave dozens dead

Fierce fires in Portugal destroy homes, leave dozens dead Video provided by AFP         

- USA TODAY - US

Deadly fires ease, anger grows over Iberia's 41 fire deaths

Portugal began three days of national mourning Tuesday over its 37 fire deaths amid widespread public anger, with pressure growing on the government to explain why officials failed to prevent the tragedy that came just four months after 64 others died in another fast-moving blaze. Rain and lower...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Rain, winds help tame wildfires in Spain and Portugal

Overnight rain and winds helped firefighters tame wildfires that devoured homes and people in their cars, leaving 36 dead in Portugal with four also killed in blazes in northern Spain. Portugal's civil protection agency said Tuesday that the 15 biggest fires had been brought under control, adding that seven people were ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Wildfires kill 39 in Portugal and Spain

Firefighters are still battling the wildfires that are spreading quickly.

- Daily Nation - KE

Chumba stuns Chelimo in Lisbon

Jepkesho finished second in 1:09:31 with Chelimo a further 17 seconds in arrears.

- Daily Nation - KE

In pictures: Aftermath of wildfires that claimed at least 39 lives in Portugal and Spain

Ferocious wildfires have killed at least 36 people in Portugal, including a one-month-old baby, and at least three in Spain.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

After fires kill 40 Portugal, Spain, firefighters get a little relief from the rain

Thomson ReutersBARCELONA, Spain — Rain and lower temperatures are helping emergency teams in Portugal and Spain fight the forest fires that killed at least 40 people over the weekend. Civil Protection authorities say wildfires in Portugal were under control by Tuesday morning, after at least 36 people died and dozens ...

- Business Insider - US

Tropical storm hits Europe, fuels wildfires in Portugal and Spain, batters Ireland

Tropical storm Ophelia killed at least 36 people in wildfires raging through Portugal and another three in Spain on Sunday and Monday . Three people died in Ireland as the storm battered the island's southern coast, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre waves.

- EurActive - UK

39 dead after wildfires ravage Portugal and Spain

At least 36 people died in wildfires raging through Portugal and another three in neighbouring northwestern Spain.

- IOL - ZA

ARSON TERROR: At least 39 dead in Spain and Portugal fires as suspects arrested

AT least 39 people have died in forest fires tearing through Portugal and Spain. Authorities said they were still battling 60 blazes in Portugal

- The Olive Press - ES

40 die in fires in Portugal, Spain; Rain helps firefighters

Rain and lower temperatures are helping emergency teams in Portugal and Spain fight the forest fires that killed at least 40 people over the weekend.

- The Daily Star - LB

Portugal fires: Three days of national mourning for wildfire victims

At least 36 people died in Portugal and three in Spain in a wave of wildfires Sunday and Monday.

- BBC - UK

Portugal PM Vows to Implement Fire Prevention Reforms

Parched farmland, unmanaged forests and the planting of too many water thirsty crops are all being blamed for this year's devastating wildfires in Portugal.After one of the worst weekends, at least 38 people are now known to have died.Prime Minister Antonio Costa has refused to sack his interior minister saying now is the ...

- Novinite - BG

At Least 34 Killed in Wildfires Ravaging Portugal, Spain

At least 34 people have died after wildfires ravaged Portugal and Spain’s Galicia region, rescuers said on Monday. In Portugal, at least 31 people died in fires that blazed through forests in the northern and central parts of the country, causing residents to flee towns and villages, and injuring more than 50 people. ...

- Voice of America - US

Wildfires kill at least 39 in Portugal and Spain

LISBON/MADRID - At least 36 people died in wildfires raging through parched farmlands and forests in Portugal and another three in neighboring northwestern Spain on Sunday and Monday.

- Reuters - US

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