Madeleine McCann, 3, went missing in Portugal in 2007. Police say they now have as many as 20 new suspects in the case
Rio de Janeiro, May 16 (IANS/EFE) A two-day Brazilian oil and natural gas auction has received strong demand from companies based in Brazil, Colombia, Portugal, France, Britain and other countries, with bid prices far exceeding the regulator's expectations. The winning companies Tuesday secured blocks with bids up to 800 percent higher than the minimum prices demanded by the National Petroleum Agency, or ANP.
Rio de Janeiro, May 14 (IANS) England's Howard Webb has been named by FIFA as one of 10 referees who will officiate at the Confederations Cup in Brazil next month.
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Euro finance ministers to discuss Italy, Portugal Futures Off Ahead of Retail Data Limited banking union can buy time, German finance minister writes
Lisbon, May 13 (IANS/EFE) Spain will emerge stronger from the economic crisis and will return to prosperity, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said ahead of the Iberian Summit. The crisis has had a "tremendous social impact", Rajoy said in comments e-mailed to Portugal's Lusa news agency. It is "logical and symptomatic of the good health of democracies" that there be a "social response to many of the political measures taken to allow an exit from the crisis on solid and stable foundations", Rajoy said.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Monica Bedi, seen in a negative role in TV serial "Saraswatichandra", is amazed at the kind of love and recognition television is fetching her.
Lagos, May 10 (IANS) Former Nigeria national football coach Joseph Ladipo passed away in the southwest city of Ibadan. He was 72.
Lagos, May 10 (IANS) The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) is looking to replace its aging stars by scouting for talent at the grassroots.
Rio de Janeiro, May 8 (IANS) Fluminense striker Michael faces a two-year ban after testing positive for cocaine use, the football club confirmed. The 20-year-old had a positive sample after his team's 2-0 victory over Resende in the Campeonato Carioca April 6, reports Xinhua