Tag Archives: Portugal

06Jan/17

Gabon in final preparations to host 2017 Cup of Nations

Gabon prepares to host the 2017 African Nations Cup set to kick off on January 14. For months last year, the build up to the tournament was overshadowed by doubts on where it would be staged, as the aftershocks of Gabons controversial presidential elections continued to be felt.

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26Dec/16

Some Africans to remember from 2016

A chief that ends marriages, a 12-year-old boy who is a ballet dance prodigy and an opposition leader’s death that was expected to change the landscape of politics in Sudan – just some of the people that made headlines in Africa in 2016.

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12Dec/16

Portugal’s Guterres sworn in as next U.N. secretary-general

Antonio Guterres of Portugal is sworn in as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations, pledging U.N. reform when he takes over the position on January 1, 2017.

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08Dec/15

Blocking Muslim refugees supports terrorism – U.N.’s Guterres

Countries rejecting Syrian refugees because they are muslim are fuelling Islamic State and other militant groups, the U.N. says.

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27Nov/15

Adele announces 2016 European tour

Adele announces 2016 European tour, launching in February. Rough Cut
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10Nov/15

London hosts world premiere of ‘Ronaldo’ movie, a film about the soccer superstar

Portugal and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the London premiere of his self-titled movie surrounded by cheering fans.

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17Oct/15

Ronaldo breaks Real Madrid goalscoring record

MADRID, SPAIN (REUTERS) – Cristiano Ronaldo overtook Raul as Real Madrid’s record scorer when he found the net with a trademark long-range piledriver in Saturday’s (October 17) La Liga game at home to Levante for his 324th goal for the Spanish club.
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04Sep/15

UK’s Cameron bows to pressure to take more Syrian refugees

Britain will take in “thousands more” Syrian refugees, Prime Minister David Cameron says, changing his stance after an outpouring of emotion over the image of a dead Syrian toddler on a Turkish beach put him under pressure to act.

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07Aug/15

Mourinho excited for start of “real football”

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says he, along with everyone else, is excited for the start of the English league season, but that the Premier League could be tighter than ever.
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