Doctors strike in Portugal over austerity cutbacks

Doctors in Portugal walked out of hospitals and medical centres on Tuesday at the start of a two-day strike over the impact of government austerity measures on the health service.

Portugal says set to privatise last third of post service

The portuguese government is to sell its remaining one-third stake in the nearly 500-year-old postal service, under conditions laid down under international bailout terms, it said today.

Bruce Springsteen performs with The Rolling Stones in Portugal

Bruce Springsteen recently joined The Rolling Stones on stage during their headlining set at the Rockin` Rio Lisboa festival in Lisbon, Portugal.

Europeans voting to choose new parliament

From Portugal to Finland, voters of 21 nations today were deciding the makeup of the next European Parliament, a sprawling exercise in democracy that will help determine the European Union`s future leaders and course.

Forest fires threaten Portugal

Portugal`s fire protection agency after conducting a study has found that the country is at high risk of forest fires in around 20 regions.

Christie`s cancels sale of 85 Miro works

Auction house Christie`s indefinitely cancelled the sale in London of 85 works by Spanish artist Joan Miro owned by Portugal due to the legal "uncertainty" surrounding the works.

Goa celebrating Liberation Day today

It was on December 19, 1961, that Goa was liberated from the Portuguese rule after a prolonged freedom struggle and military operation.

Abu Salem gets bail in extortion case

Extradited gangster Abu Salem, who is facing trial for allegedly demanding Rs five crore as protection money from a businessman here in 2002, was on Thursday granted bail by a Delhi court.

Portuguese police reopen missing Madeleine McCann`s case

The Portugal police on Thursday reopened the investigation into the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann.

Thousands protest against austerity in Portugal, Italy

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Italy and Portugal today to protest against budget cuts and the social cost of the economic crisis, amid concern over possible clashes in Rome.

Abu Salem to stay in India, rules SC

The SC dismissed gangster Abu Salem’s plea seeking quashing of trials against him in various cases after Portugal`s apex court terminated his extradition to India for "violation" of deportation rules by Indian authorities.

Pamela Anderson hits the beaches of Portugal

Canadian actress Pamela Anderson spent the weekend on the tourist beaches of Algarve in southern Portugal as a guest at a birthday party.

Portugal government coalition seeks end to political crisis

Portugal`s governing centre-right coalition sought a solution to a political crisis caused by the shock resignation of two ministers over its bailout reforms.

Abu Salem attack case: Cops to quiz accused`s wife, 3 others

The Navi Mumbai police got permission from a sessions court to arrest Devendra Jagtap, alias JD, who allegedly fired two rounds with a country-made revolver at extradited gangster Abu Salem at the high-security Taloja jail.

Did Abu Salem plot attack on himself?

Gangster Abu Salem is back in his cell inside the Taloja Central Jail after being attacked on Thursday by a fellow inmate.

Vasco da Gama`s India journal in world`s greatest documents

The hand written journal of Vasco da Gama`s pioneering voyage to India, during the 15th century, has been included in the list of world`s most prestigious documents by the UNESCO.

Portugal lawmakers clear new austerity budget

Portugal`s parliament adopted Friday a revised budget aiming to keep its finances on track as part of its international bailout after country`s top court rejected several measures in the initial plan.

All convicts in Portugal child sex case jailed

The last three convicted members of a Portuguese paedophile ring on Thursday began serving their jail terms in a horrific child sex case that rocked Portugal, local media reported.

India re-assures Portugal on Abu Salem case

India on Monday assured Portugal that it would remain compliant with the expectations of Portuguese system and judiciary on the issue of gangster Abu Salem.

Portugal looking for cooperation with India

The ambassador will meet West Bengal Commerce minister Partha Chatterjee tomorrow to discuss trade opportunities in the state.