Ronaldo scores at last, but too late to help Portugal

Jun 27, 2014

Ronaldo scores at last, but too late to help Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo finally made his mark at the 2014 World Cup — but it came too late to spare Portugal an early exit from Brazil. The world player of the year broke his scoring drought at the tournament with an 80th-minute winner in Portugal’s ...

Mueller's hat trick powers Germany to rout of Portugal

Jun 17, 2014

Mueller's hat trick powers Germany to rout of Portugal

Thomas Mueller scored a hat trick as Germany turned on its style and power to rout 10-man Portugal 4-0 in their World Cup Group G opener on Monday. Mueller, who scored five goals in the 2010 World Cup, was ruthless against a weak Portugal ...

Police release new images in McCann case

Oct 15, 2013

Police release new images in McCann case

British detectives investigating the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann in Portugal published two electronic images Monday of a man they said was seen carrying a child on the night she vanished. Police said the man was of “vital importance” in their quest to discover ...

Tourists once again return to Portugal

Sep 11, 2013

Tourists once again return to Portugal

The famous No. 28 tram, winding its way through the narrow streets of Lisbon, is packed. Foreign tourists are flocking to Lisbon, as well as the southern coastal Algarve region — and that’s just the shot in the arm that the crisis-hit country needs. ...

Jul 4, 2013

U.S. manhunt for Snowden suspected after Bolivian chief's plane diverted

The apparent diversion of the Bolivian president’s airplane in Europe has fed suspicion that the United States is quietly orchestrating an international manhunt for former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden despite efforts by President Barack Obama to downplay the pursuit’s magnitude. The circumstances ...

Portugal's baby bust feeding vicious cycle

| Jul 3, 2013

Portugal's baby bust feeding vicious cycle

by Anthony Faiola

For an enterprise in the business of welcoming life, the birthing ward inside Portugal’s largest maternity hospital is eerily quiet. On a recent morning, not a single expectant father nervously paced the orange laminated floors. Unhurried nurses shuffled by rows of darkened rooms with ...