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Proba-V images Portuguese forest fire.

Paris Jun 23, 2017 ESA's Proba-V minisatellite has captured the forest fire raging in central Portugal, revealing blackened scars and columns of smoke as well as pinpointing active fire hotspots. More than a thousand firefighters are tackling the forest fire in the Pedrogao Grande region, north east of Lisbon, which has ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Week in pictures: From Yoga Day to CAR crisis.

A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, including Yoga Day, Portugal forest fires and air raids in Yemen.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths.

Portugal are set to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for Saturday's clash against New Zealand.

- Daily Nation - KE

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths at Confed Cup.

SOCHI, June 23 ― Portugal are set to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for tomorrow's clash against New Zealand as the Euro 2016 winners look to confirm their passage into next week's Confederations Cup semi-finals. Ronaldo brushed off allegations of tax...

- The Malay Mail - MY

'New financing problems' conference, Lisbon.

Jos Pedro Fazenda Martins was at the “I Corporate Conference - New Financing Problems” The Capital Markets practice partner was guest speaker andparticipated in the second session, with the “Listing and Family Businesses Control” module. The post 'New financing problems' conference, Lisbon appeared ...

- The Lawyer - US

May promises to let EU citizens stay in UK after Brexit.

Prime Minister Theresa May, known for her hardline stance on Brexit, has offered a sop to UK- based EU citizens by promising to allow them to stay in Britain after the countrys exit from the economic bloc. The announcement at a Brussels summit yesterday will come as a relief to an estimated 3 million EU nationals living ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Questions swirl over Portugal fire's 'road of death'.

Castanheira de Pêra - Portugal's N236, now dubbed the "road of death", lies charred black from the devastating fire that swept from one side of forest to the other, trapping families and couples in their cars, and firefighters who had come to the rescue. "My nephew died, a fireman" says Joaquim Serra da Fonseca, 68, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Bronx man arrested at JFK airport, accused of aiding Islamic State.

Mohamed Raishani, 30, was arrested Wednesday as he prepared to board a flight to Lisbon at Kennedy International Airport.         

- USA TODAY - US

U.S. charges New York man with trying to join Islamic State | Reuters.

By Brendan Pierson | NEW YORK NEW YORK U.S. prosecutors on Thursday charged a Bronx, New York, man with attempting to travel to Syria in order to fight for Islamic State.Saddam Mohamed Raishani, 30, was arrested at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport after trying to board a flight to Istanbul via Lisbon, ...

- Firstpost - IN

Macau's Tai Fung opens in Shanghai.

MACAU-BASED Tai Fung Bank yesterday launched its Shanghai branch to mark growing financial links between Shanghai and Macau under the Belt and Road initiative. It is the first Macau bank to open a branch in Shanghai with services including deposits, loans, and insurance, especially for small enterprises in the Chinese ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

U.S. charges New York man with trying to join Islamic State.

U.S. prosecutors on Thursday charged a Bronx, New York, man with attempting to travel to Syria in order to fight for Islamic State. Saddam Mohamed Raishani, 30, was arrested at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport after trying to board a flight to Istanbul via Lisbon, federal prosecutors in Manhattan said. One ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Bronx man accused of planning to join Islamic State

Mohamed Raishani, 30, was arrested Wednesday as he prepared to board a flight to Lisbon at Kennedy International Airport.         

- USA TODAY - US

U.S. charges New York man with trying to join Islamic State

U.S. prosecutors on Thursday charged a Bronx, New York, man with attempting travel to Syria in order to fight for Islamic State. Saddam Mohamed Raishani, 30, was arrested at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport after trying to board a flight to Istanbul via Lisbon, federal prosecutors in Manhattan said. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

EXCLUSIVE: Third Brit arrested in Lisa Brown case flees to Portugal and pleads to have passport back from Spanish cops

He claims he was forced to leave La Linea by the 'Costa del Sol drug mafia' The post EXCLUSIVE: Third Brit arrested in Lisa Brown case flees to Portugal and pleads to have passport back from Spanish cops appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Portugal breathes sigh of relief as fires brought 'under control'

Officials in Portugal have said the wildfires that had been raging in the middle of the country since the weekend are now under control. Sixty-four people have died and more than 200 have been left injured by the blaze.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Manchester United target Andre Gomes to stay at Barcelona after Catalans 'turn down' three offers

Ernesto Valverde has decided to keep the Portugal international at the Nou Camp.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

News24.com | Angolan VP to be tried for corruption in Portugal

Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente will face trial in Portugal over allegations he bribed a magistrate to stop two investigations against him, according to a ruling cited in Portuguese media.

- News24.com - ZA

4 Indian civil prisoners released in Pakistan, confirms MEA

Four Indian civil prisoners were released in Pakistan and have crossed over to India on Thursday. Announcing their release, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said that the four Indian civil prisoners, Suraj Ram, Sohan Lal, Mohammad Maqbool Lone and Abdul Majid, were released in Pakistan and have crossed ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Governments must brace for end of ECB's bond buying, Praet says

The European Central Bank will ignore government complains about rising borrowing costs when it eventually tightens policy and will not help any particular country, the ECB's chief economist said, according to the German magazine Spiegel. Countries on the periphery of the 19-member eurozone worry that when the ECB ends its ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

What links Portugal's deadliest wildfire to Grenfell Tower? Economics and neglect

In one tragic week, many dozens died in two seemingly unconnected fires in the UK and Portugal. One blazed through a high-rise building in London, far away from natural ignitions and cladded with what should have been non-flammable insulation. The other was a wildfire, suggested to have been started by lightning, which then ...

- The Conversation - UK

Convicted Italian 'Years of Lead' bomber arrested in Portugal

Portuguese police said on Wednesday they have arrested Italian Maurizio Tramonte, on the run following his 2015 conviction for a 1974 bombing which killed eight and injured 102.

- The Local - IT

Superstar Ronaldo steers Portugal past Russia

Cristiano Ronaldo set aside his legal troubles to score the winning goal for Portugal on Wednesday in a 1-0 victory over Russia in the Confederations ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

- Townhall.com - US

Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

Portuguese authorities say they have contained a dangerous wildfire that raged for five days near another blaze that killed 64 people last weekend.

- FOX News - US

Portugal's Guerreiro confirms fractured leg

Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro will miss the rest of the Confederations Cup after revealing on Thursday that he has been playing with a fractured leg for months.

- The Daily Star - LB

Proba-V images Portuguese forest fire

ESA's Proba-V minisatellite has captured the forest fire raging in central Portugal, revealing blackened scars and columns of smoke as well as pinpointing active fire hotspots.

- PhysOrg - NL

Main forest fires in Portugal under control, says official

GÓIS , June 22 — The main forest fires raging in Portugal since the weekend, which have killed more than 60 people, were brought under control on Thursday, the civil protection agency said. The giant blaze broke out initially at...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Portugal's Guerreiro confirms fractured leg

MOSCOW, June 22 — Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro will miss the rest of the Confederations Cup after revealing today that he has been playing with a fractured leg for months. The Borussia Dortmund defender had to be helped off in the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Main forest fires in Portugal under control: official

The main forest fires raging in Portugal since the weekend, which have killed more than 60 people, were brought under control on Thursday, the civil protection agency said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Mexico comes from behind to dump NZ from Confederations Cup

New Zealand's dreams of securing a first Confederations Cup victory are dashed as Mexico comes from behind to beat the All Whites 2-1, while Cristiano Ronaldo nets Portugal's winner against Russia.

- ABC News - AU

Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud allegations

Jose Mourinho's representatives have released documents to show he was in compliance with all his tax obligations' after it emerged Spanish prosecutors have filed a complaint accusing the Portuguese coach of committing two crimes of tax fraud to the sum of 3.3 million euros during his time as Real Madrid coach. A statement ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Proba-V images Portuguese forest fire

ESA's Proba-V minisatellite has captured the forest fire raging in central Portugal, revealing blackened scars and columns of smoke as well as pinpointing active fire hotspots.

- ESA - FR

Deadly Portugal Fire Extinguished, Others Still Blazing

Firefighters extinguished the deadliest forest fire in Portugal's recent history on Wednesday, though blazes persisted in nearby central and other areas of the country. The main fire, which erupted on Saturday and spread with breathtaking speed, killed 64 people as they tried to flee in cars or were engulfed in flames in ...

- Voice of America - US

CyberTeam claims to have shut down Microsoft Skype, targeting Steam next

Skype has been having problems this week as a result of a DDoS attack which began on Monday. The Skype team acknowledged the problem, confirming that "some users will either lose connectivity to the application or may be unable to send or receive messages" as a result. In order to mitigate the impact, Microsoft made some ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Deadly Portugal fire extinguished, others still blazing

AVELAR, Portugal - Firefighters extinguished the deadliest forest fire in Portugal's recent history on Wednesday, though blazes persisted in nearby central and other areas of the country.

- Reuters - US

Confederations Cup 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Portugal to first win against Russia in home turf

Cristiano Ronaldo said Portugal were worthy winners after scoring his first goal of the Confederations Cup to steer his country to a 1-0 victory over hosts Russia on Wednesday The post Confederations Cup 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Portugal to first win against Russia in home turf appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Movies on base through June 28

Times and dates for theaters in Belgium, England, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, The Netherlands and Spain and Turkey.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Portugal's Guerreiro suffers suspected broken leg

MOSCOW, June 22 ― Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro suffered a suspected broken leg in yesterday's 1-0 win over Russia at the Confederations Cup in Moscow. The Borussia Dortmund defender had to be helped off the pitch on 65 minutes, and...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Portugal fires: Debate reopened over cause of deadly blaze

A fire chief reopened the debate over Portugal's deadly forest blaze Wednesday, arguing it had a criminal origin, as hundreds of firefighters struggled to contain it.

- SBS.com.au - AU

After four days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

A wildfire that killed 64 people last weekend has been brought under control, Portuguese authorities said on Wednesday as a minute of silence was held in memory of victims of the country's deadliest natural disaster in decades.

- Zee News - IN

Europe swelters as heat, fires bring summer pain

EUROPE sizzled under a continent-wide heatwave yesterday with London bracing for Britain’s hottest June day since 1976 as Portugal struggled to stamp out deadly forest fires. More than 1,000 firefighters were still battling to control the flames that broke out in central Portugal at the weekend, killing at least 64 ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

State Grid seals Greek power deal

STATE Grid Corp of China, the country’s biggest utility, said yesterday that it had completed purchase of a 24 percent stake in Greek power grid operator ADMIE. The 320-million-euro deal marks another major investment by State Grid in Europe after buying stakes in companies in Portugal and Italy. ADMIE is owned by ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early winner as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap.

- BDNews24 - BD

Portugal Wrests Control Over Wildfire That Killed More Than 60 People

Investigation into what ignited the wildfires, and why they proved so deadly, is just beginning. Some people want a ban on plantings of eucalyptus: a common tree that is extremely flammable.

- NPR - US

Guerreiro suffers suspected broken leg in Portugal win

The defender had to be helped off the pitch on 65 minutes.

- Daily Nation - KE

Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

MOSCOW - Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early winner as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Arsonists May Be Behind Fatal Portugal Blaze, Firefighters’ Group Says

The suspicion contradicts a police assessment that said the disaster was a result of lightning strikes and is likely to fuel calls for a wider investigation.

- New York Times - US

Ronaldo goal puts Portugal past hosts Russia

Tax allegations or no, Cristiano Ronaldo delivered the goods early as Portugal bested Russia in their Confederations Cup game. With their first win, Portugal leapfrog Russia in Group A.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

Authorities in Portugal say they have mostly extinguished a wildfire in the center of the country that killed 64 people last weekend.

- FOX News - US

Extreme heat grips Northern Hemisphere

Extreme heat across large tracts of the Northern Hemisphere raised fears for crops in China, fuelled forest fires in Portugal and Russia's Far East, forced flight cancellations in the southwest US, and melted tarmac on roads in Britain.

- RTE - IE

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