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Ten people injured in new Portugal forest fires

Lisbon - Ten people, including nine firefighters, were injured on Monday as two forest fires raged in central Portugal, emergency services said.

US pullout gives 'global push' to Paris climate deal: UN chief

Lisbon - The US decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement has given a "global push" to the deal, as other signatories have strongly recommitted to the landmark accord, UN chief Antonio Guterres said Monday.

Portugal makes early 1-billion euro repayment to IMF

Lisbon - Portugal has made an early repayment of one billion euros to the International Monetary Fund and intends to repay a further 2.6 billion euros of bailout loans by August, the government said Friday.As part of a bailout in 2011, Portugal was loaned 29.

Ex-CIA agent convicted over imam kidnapping to face sentencing

Lisbon - A former CIA agent who was found guilty of kidnapping an Egyptian imam by an Italian court more than a decade ago said Thursday she intended to return to Italy to face her sentence, but hopes to avoid prison.

Main forest fires in Portugal under control

G - The main forest fires that have raged in Portugal since the weekend, killing more than 60 people, were brought under control on Thursday, the civil protection agency said, but grief and anger smouldered across the country.

From village to village, delivering aid in Portugal fire zone

Pessegueiro - Claudia Borges unloads boxes of water and cereal bars from a removal truck at a fire operations centre on a mountaintop in Portugal, black smoke rising in the background.

Main forest fires in Portugal under control

G - 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.

Angolan VP to be tried for corruption in Portugal

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

Fire chief reopens debate over cause of deadly Portugal blaze

G - 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.

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

Castanheira De P - 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.

Portugal PM demands answers as deadly forest fires still rage

Pedr - Portugal's prime minister led calls Tuesday to find out why a highway now dubbed the "road of death" -- where most of the 64 victims of a giant forest fire perished -- had not been blocked off, as questions mounted over the disaster management response...

Portugal's deadly forest fires: the victims

Lisbon - A child who died in the flames during his parents' honeymoon, a family saved by a water tank and a group of friends rescued by a generous neighbour.

Portugal forest fire: What we know

Lisbon - The huge forest fire that erupted Saturday in central Portugal killed at least 64 people and injured 135 more, with many trapped in their cars by the flames.

'Everything burned': Portugal fire survivors recount horror

Vila Facaia - When the fire roared into the village of Pobrais, in central Portugal, Miguel Manuel's mother called him in a panic. He rushed to help her, braving the danger of driving through flames, but it was too late by the time he arrived.

'Portugal weeps' as deadly forest fire still rages

Pedr - More than 1,000 firefighters on Monday battled a giant forest fire that swept through central Portugal at the weekend, killing at least 62 people.

Portugal forest fire: What we know

Lisbon - The huge forest fire that erupted Saturday in central Portugal killed at least 61 people and injured 62 more, many trapped in their cars by the flames.

Portugal forest fire turns route 236 into road of hell

Figueir - Trapped in his car by the raging wildfires that killed around 60 people in Portugal, Luis Prior managed to save his life by rushing head-on through the flames.

Huge forest fires kill 62 in Portugal

Lisboa - Raging forest fires in Portugal have killed at least 62 people, most of whom burnt to death in their cars, the government said Sunday, in one of the worst such disasters in recent history.

Huge Portugal forest fire kills 25, injures 16

Lisbon - A huge forest fire in central Portugal killed at least 25 people and injured 16 others, most of them burning to death in their cars, the government said Sunday.

Prince William, Irish PM mark WWI battle in Belgium

Messines - Britain's Prince William and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny led a ceremony in Belgium on Wednesday marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Messines in World War I.
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