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NSPA issues RFP for Portuguese 4x4 protected vehicles.

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency issued a request for proposals for the acquisition of 167 4x4 light tactical armoured vehicles for Portugal on 24 April, the Portuguese Army told Jane's on 26 April. The RFP will be open for consultation until 4 August, the service added. The

- Jane’s - US

Trip planning: 35 remaining 2017 robotics-related events.

Whether for research, purchasing, education or in conjuncation with a family vacation, going to and attending robotics-related conferences and trade shows can provide real personal and business benefits, particularly when the venue is in a foreign location. Here are the 35 remaining events for 2017: ​Hannover Messe ...

- Robohub - CH

Jose Mourinho 'calls Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata' about summer reunion at Manchester United.

Portuguese boss handed Morata his Real Madrid debut in 2010.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Police chase 'leads' in Madeleine mystery.

BRITISH detectives say they are still pursuing “critical” leads in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, 10 years after the girl — then 3 years old — vanished from a vacation home in Portugal. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said in comments released on Tuesday that detectives ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

2 hurt in ship explosion in Atlantic Ocean flown to Azores.

BALTIMORE — Authorities say two crew members injured in an explosion aboard a ship in the Atlantic Ocean have been flown to Portugal's Azores Islands.

- Billings Gazette - US

2 hurt in ship explosion in Atlantic Ocean flown to Azores.

The Coast Guard says a Portuguese aircrew flew the injured crew members with three New York Air National Guard pararescuers to Terceira Island. A Portuguese Air Force jet is set to fly the injured to Lisbon for treatment.

- Stars and Stripes - US

2 hurt in ship explosion in Atlantic Ocean flown to Azores.

BALTIMORE " Authorities say two crew members injured in an explosion aboard a ship in the Atlantic Ocean have been flown to Portugal's Azores Islands.The U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement Wednesday that they were flown from...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Portugal Basks In Post-Bailout Economic Revival.

Portugal's economy has rebounded dramatically since its European Union bailout in 2011. Wages are up and unemployment down. What's surprising is that this happened only as austerity was canceled.

- NPR - US

The Big Read: 10 years of hope and heartbreak for Madeleine McCann's family.

To the unenlightened eye, the scene at the Luz Ocean Club in Portugal's Algarve this week was nothing short of picture perfect.Beneath the brilliant sunshine and under the watchful gaze of their parents, children frolicked in the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Madeleine McCann case may never be solved, UK police say.

Almost a decade after three-year-old Madeleine McCann vanished from her family's holiday apartment in Portugal, London police say they are still following critical lines of inquiry but might never solve the case.

- ABC News - AU

Police still pursuing 'critical' Madeleine McCann lead 10 years after disappearance.

Madeleine McCann was three when she went missing in Praia da Luz, Portugal, on 3 May 2007.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

A decade on, UK police say they may never solve Madeleine McCann case | Reuters

By Michael Holden | LONDON LONDON Almost a decade after three-year-old Madeleine McCann vanished, London police said they were still following critical lines of inquiry but might never solve the case. McCann disappeared from her bedroom on May 3, 2007 during a family holiday in Portugal, while her parents were dining with ...

- Firstpost - IN

A survival guide for retail startups

Nothing gets a new retail venture off the ground and likely to stay there more surely than effective inventory management and well-trained employees. That's the bottom line of new research conducted on almost 16,000 small, first-time retailers in Portugal.

- PhysOrg - NL

Gut bacteria tell the brain what animals should eat

Neuroscientists have, for the first time, shown that gut bacteria "speak" to the brain to control food choices in animals. In a study publishing April 25 in the Open Access journal PLOS Biology, researchers identified two species of bacteria that have an impact on animal dietary decisions. The investigation was led by ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Directors' Fortnight Adds Title; Karlovy Vary Sets Tributes - Global Briefs

Directors' Fortnight has added a special screening title to its lineup for this year's event which kicks off at the Cannes Film Festival next month. The Nothing Factory, by Portugal's Pedro Pinho, is described as a riff on the subject of industrialization, unemployment and the workers' struggle. Fortnight chief Edouard ...

- Deadline.com - US

Police open inquiry into suspected homicide of Italian football fan in Lisbon

Portugal's public prosecutor opened an inquiry into voluntary homicide on Monday after an Italian man was killed in a hit-and-run incident during clashes between rival Benfica and Sporting Lisbon fans at the weekend.

- The Local - IT

Bulker explosion kills two in Atlantic

US, Portuguese and Canadian authorities co-ordinating a response to incident on board Peter Dohle-owned Tamar

- LloydsList - UK

The Story of Europe's First Muslim Ruler

The 800-year Muslim rule of Spain and Portugal shows that Europe is no stranger to Islam.

- OZY - US

State Department website posts article on Trump's Florida resort

By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON - A U.S. State Department website on Monday took down an article it published this month about President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort which had prompted criticism from prominent ethics experts that the piece represented use of public office for private gain. The original article was posted ...

- Yahoo! News - US

East Timor, war, coffee and Australia's debt of honour

Coffee beans picked from a crop in Timor-Leste. United Nations Photo, CC BYAustralian soldiers have long relied on an East Timorese hospitality epitomised by its coffee. The fond appreciation for the nation's beans traces back to the second world war, where Dutch and Australian commandos – known collectively as Sparrow ...

- The Conversation - UK

Secret network of caves: Ex-police chief's latest Madeleine McCann theory

A former Portuguese police chief believes Madeleine McCann was snatched and taken to a secret network of caves under the resort where she was last seen alive.Paulo Pereira Cristovao, who became the head of Portugal's missing children...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Is there a secret witness to the disappearance of Madeleine McCann

An employee at the Portuguese hotel where Madeleine McCann vanished from a decade ago may know what happened to her.The lead is the newest in the search for the missing British girl, who was four when she disappeared from her parent's...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Why not decriminalize drug use? VP urges gov't to study Portugal move

Is decriminalizing drug use the better alternative to killing drug addicts? The post Why not decriminalize drug use? VP urges gov't to study Portugal move appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Portugal. The Man Joins HRC's Equality Rocks Campaign

American alternative-rock band Portugal. The Man has joined HRC’s Equality Rocks campaign. The group originally formed in Alaska in 2004 and released their first studio album “Waiter: You Vultures!” in 2006. They have since released six more studio albums, and their eighth album “Woodstock” ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Unemployment Drives Young European Professionals North

Young people from Southern European countries who migrated for work opportunities are unlikely to move back home anytime soon. Thousands migrated north after the economic crisis hit their countries hard. Unemployment rates in countries such as Spain, Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Portugal remain excessively high between — ...

- Voice of America - US

Messi, Ronaldo kissing graffiti causes stir

The graffiti on a bus stop in central Barcelona shows the Argentina and Barcelona star embracing and tenderly kissing his Portuguese Real Madrid rival

- Daily Monitor - UG

Young European Work Migrants Unlikely to Move Back South

Young people from Southern European countries who migrated for work opportunities are unlikely to move back home anytime soon. Thousands migrated north after the economic crisis hit their countries hard. Unemployment rates in countries such as Spain, Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Portugal remain excessively high between — ...

- Voice of America - US

How the upcoming canonization affirms the Fatima apparitions

Fatima, Portugal, Apr 21, 2017 / 03:02 am .- The canonization of Fatima visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto has been hailed as an exciting moment for the Church, but the rector of the Marian shrine has said that it bears an even greater significance in terms of putting a spotlight on Our Lady's message. “I think ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Monaco will stay true to attacking style – Jardim

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim promised his team would stay true to their offensive style in the Champions League semi-finals after eliminating Borussia Dortmund thanks to another brilliant attacking display on Wednesday. The principality side beat Dortmund 3-1 in the quarter-final second leg to secure a 6-3 aggregate win as ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Pope to make Fatima child shepherds saints

VATICAN CITY, Vatican City State, Apr 20 - Two of the three child shepherds who reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Fatima, Portugal a century ago will be declared saints on May 13, Pope Francis announced Thursday. The canonisation of Jacinta and Francisco Marto will take place during the Argentine pontiff's visit to ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Pope Sets May 13 for Canonization of Fatima Siblings

Pope Francis confirmed Thursday he will use his upcoming visit to the Portuguese shrine at Fatima to canonize two Portuguese shepherd children who say they saw visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago.   Francis convened his cardinals to formally set the May 13 date for the saint-making Mass.   Originally, Francis had ...

- Voice of America - US

Biedronka with 8.4% LfL sales growth in Q1 2017

Retail chain Biedronka, owned by Portuguese Jeronimo Martins, had a 8.4 increase in like-for-like sales in Q1 2017, Jeronimo Martins said in a market filing. Sales in PLN increased by 9.7 percent y/y and reached €2.53 billion. “Consumer environment remained favorable, benefiting from family subsidie...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Pope to make Fatima child shepherds saints

VATICAN CITY, April 20 — Two of the three child shepherds to whom the Virgin Mary supposedly appeared in Fatima, Portugal a century ago will be declared saints on May 13, Pope Francis announced today. The canonisation of Jacinta and Francisco...

- The Malay Mail - MY

It's official: Pope Francis to canonize Fatima visionaries during May visit

Vatican City, Apr 20, 2017 / 03:06 am .- During his trip to Portugal for the centenary of the Fatima Marian apparitions next month, Pope Francis will canonize visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto, making them the youngest non-martyrs to ever be declared saints. The children will be canonized during Pope Francis' May 13 ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Niece of Fatima visionaries reflects on her remarkable family

Fatima, Portugal, Apr 20, 2017 / 06:00 am .- The niece of Blessed Franciso and Jacinta Marto has voiced excitement for the coming canonization of her relatives, sharing stories of the time of the Fatima apparitions and personal memories of what it was like growing up in a family that had saints among its members. “My ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Vatican cricket team heads overseas for interfaith tournament

Pope Francis is an ardent football fan, but a Vatican cricket team comprised of priests and seminarians will take centre stage in an interfaith tournament in Portugal this week.

- The Local - IT

Pope Francis to declare Fatima child shepherds as saints on May 13

Two of the three child shepherds to whom the Virgin Mary supposedly appeared in Fatima, Portugal a century ago will be declared saints on May 13, Pope Francis announced Thursday.

- GMA News - PH

Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings

VATICAN CITY " Pope Francis confirmed Thursday he will use his upcoming visit to the Portuguese shrine at Fatima to canonize two Portuguese shepherd children who say they saw visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago.Francis...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis confirmed Thursday he will use his upcoming visit to the Portuguese shrine at Fatima to canonize two Portuguese...

- Townhall.com - US

Portuguese tarts at Pasteis de Belem, Lisbon: When the 'world's best' food lives up to the hype

There's a Starbucks next door. Is that a worry? I can see people out there on the pavement drinking their enormous coffees. Someone looks like they might even be eating a "pastel de nata", otherwise known as a Portuguese tart. That's definitely a concern.

- Stuff - NZ

Pope says will canonize Fatima child shepherds on May 13

Pope Francis said Thursday that he would canonise two child shepherds who claimed to have had holy visions in Fatima, Portugal, on May 13, during a visit to the pilgrimage site.

- The Daily Star - LB

VdA at Lisbon commercial litigation conference

Miguel Mendes Pereira, partner in Competition & EU practice, participated as speaker at the Trade Litigation Days organised by the Private Law Research Centre of the Law Faculty - Lisbon University. His presentation is on “Concentrations, remedies and conduct of parties' conduct” on April 19was in the context ...

- The Lawyer - US

Vatican cricket club takes interreligious tournament to Fatima

Fatima, Portugal, Apr 19, 2017 / 10:45 am .- St. Peter’s Cricket Club, the Vatican’s cricket team, is traveling to Fatima April 19-22 for an interreligious tournament ahead of the 100th anniversary of the appearance of Our Lady to three shepherd children in the country. The team’s third international tour, ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Theresa May can now play Elizabeth I in a new buccaneering age of Drake

“There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end, until it be thoroughly finished, yields true glory.” – Francis Drake, aboard the Golden Hind, to Sir Francis Walsingham, off Cape Sagres, Portugal, 1587 Well she did it, and about time too. Tempted by polls showing her fathoms ...

- City AM - UK

Cuba Cautions Against Foreign Meddling in Venezuela's Crisis

A senior Cuban official is warning foreign countries against meddling in the internal affairs of Venezuela, where President Nicolas Maduro is facing down mass protests. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez says foreigners should avoid any interference that could encourage violent extremism, including a coup. Rodriguez, ...

- Voice of America - US

Cuba cautions against foreign meddling in Venezuela's crisis

LISBON, Portugal " A senior Cuban official is warning foreign countries against meddling in the internal affairs of Venezuela, where President Nicolas Maduro is facing down mass protests.Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vipers hold crisis meeting over coaching intrigue

Genesis of the intrigue at the Kitende-based club emanates from the alleged growing mistrust between new Portuguese coach Miguel da Costa and assistants; Edward Golola, Richard Wasswa

- Daily Monitor - UG

Plane crashes outside supermarket in Portugal

Footage captures the moments after the small aircraft came down outside a Lidl in Tires, killing five.

- BBC - UK

Portugal plane crash: Five dead in Tires near Lisbon

A small plane crashes near a Lidl supermarket in Tires just west of Lisbon, killing five people.

- BBC - UK

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