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At least 8 killed, dozens hurt in fire, stampede in Portugal

At least 8 killed, dozens hurt in fire, stampede in Portugal

At least eight people have been killed and dozens injured in a fire and stampede in a local leisure association in the town of Vila Nova da Rainha in northern Portugal on Saturday night, officials said.

Jan 14, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva signs for Leicester City to end long-running saga

Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva signs for Leicester City to end long-running saga

The 28-year-old – capped 20 times and a member of the Portugal side that won Euro 2016 – has had to wait four months to complete the £22 million ($29.7million) transfer from Sporting Lisbon.

Jan 01, 2018, 19:54 PM IST
Madonna teases tour plans for next year

Madonna teases tour plans for next year

Pop diva Madonna has hinted at planning a tour in 2018 after she took a break from work this year.

Dec 11, 2017, 15:04 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, says Zinedine Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, says Zinedine Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday as he backed the usually prolific Portuguese to come good in the second half of the season amid his worst domestic campaign in Spain.

Dec 05, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
FIFA 2018 World Cup: Lionel Messi's Argentina on collision course with Spain

FIFA 2018 World Cup: Lionel Messi's Argentina on collision course with Spain

Messi and 2014 finalists Argentina were placed alongside a Croatia side featuring Barcelona team-mate Ivan Rakitic and Real Madrid`s Luka Modric, with Nigeria and debutants Iceland rounding out a competitive Group D.

Dec 02, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
FIFA 2018 World Cup: Analysis of the eight World Cup groups

FIFA 2018 World Cup: Analysis of the eight World Cup groups

England, who failed to get out of their group in 2014 and were knocked out by Iceland at the last European Championship, will have fond memories of beating Tunisia in the 1998 tournament, when manager Gareth Southgate played centre back.  

Dec 02, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo becomes father for the fourth time

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes father for the fourth time

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo announced on Sunday that he had become a father for the fourth time after girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a baby girl, Alana Martina.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo eyes more FIFA success as Real Madrid dominate awards

Cristiano Ronaldo eyes more FIFA success as Real Madrid dominate awards

Cristiano Ronaldo has set his sights on a "lucky seventh" piece of FIFA silverware after collecting his fifth Men's Player of the Year award on Monday.

Oct 24, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Who needs what for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Who needs what for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

A World Cup without Lionel Messi. That is the very real prospect facing Argentina, who face already-eliminated Ecuador at altitude on Tuesday.

Oct 08, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
Super sub Cristiano Ronaldo lifts Portugal to victory in FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier

Super sub Cristiano Ronaldo lifts Portugal to victory in FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier

Coach Fernando Santos decided to leave Ronaldo on the bench for the start as Portugal's record scorer was carrying a yellow card and another would have ruled him out of the Switzerland game.

Oct 08, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Madonna announces she's moved to Portugal

Madonna announces she's moved to Portugal

American singer Madonna has announced that she's made a move to the city of Lisbon, Portugal.

Sep 03, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

Over 100 people evacuated in Portugal as wildfire rages

According to the National Authority for Civil Protection (ProCiv), 970 firefighters, 260 fire trucks and 15 airplanes were deployed to combat the flames, reports Efe news.

 

Aug 17, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

Ex-CIA agent convicted over imam kidnapping to face sentencing

Sabrina de Sousa, who holds dual American and Portuguese nationality, said she would leave Portugal to face the Italian courts over the abduction of radical preacher Abu Omar from a Milan street in 2003 in an operation allegedly led jointly by the CIA and the Italian intelligence services.

Jun 30, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Confederations Cup to meet his newborn twins, posts pic on Twitter

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Confederations Cup to meet his newborn twins, posts pic on Twitter

Ronaldo, 32, is believed to have fathered the twins with a surrogate mother in the United States and already has a seven-year-old son, Cristiano Ronaldo Jnr, from a previous relationship.

Jun 29, 2017, 22:32 PM IST
Confederations Cup: Shootout hero Claudio Bravo sends Chile into final after 0-0 draw with Portugal

Confederations Cup: Shootout hero Claudio Bravo sends Chile into final after 0-0 draw with Portugal

Bravo stopped Portugal`s first three spot kicks from Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani while Chile converted their first three kicks.

Jun 29, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi spent 33 hours on plane in four-day trip to Portugal, US and Netherlands

PM Narendra Modi spent 33 hours on plane in four-day trip to Portugal, US and Netherlands

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent close to 33 hours on Air India One in his four-day trip.

Jun 28, 2017, 21:58 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi arrives home after highly successful three-nation tour

PM Narendra Modi arrives home after highly successful three-nation tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the national capital on Wednesday morning following a successful tour of three nations, which culminated at The Hague on Tuesday.

Jun 28, 2017, 09:16 AM IST
Chile out to curb Cristiano Ronaldo's goalscoring prowess in Confederations Cup semi-final against Portugal

Chile out to curb Cristiano Ronaldo's goalscoring prowess in Confederations Cup semi-final against Portugal

The 32-year-old Ronaldo converted a penalty in Saturday`s 4-0 thrashing of New Zealand to claim his 75th international goal.

Jun 27, 2017, 22:04 PM IST
Amnesty urges PM Narendra Modi to raise issue of rights violation with US

Amnesty urges PM Narendra Modi to raise issue of rights violation with US

Narendra Modi is in Washington as a part of the second leg of his three-nation tour, which started in Portugal. This will be his maiden meeting with Trump.

Jun 26, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
PM Modi, President Trump to discuss defence partnership, counter-terrorism

PM Modi, President Trump to discuss defence partnership, counter-terrorism

US has cleared the sale of 22 American-made Guardian surveillance drones for India ahead of Modi's visit. The deal is estimated to be worth $2-3 billion. 

Jun 25, 2017, 00:24 AM IST