Jean-Pierre Marthoz, senior adviser to the Committee to Protect Journalists, discusses the embarrassing takeover of the Portuguese press by Angolan government-backed tycoons.
It's been said that economic and political strife have a tendency to stimulate artistic expression.
With few professional opportunities at hand, many Portuguese have taken the decision to leave the country. 2011 saw an increase in emigration of 85 per cent.
It’s a country that hardly ever makes international headlines but in recent years Portugal has been in the news a lot.
Just two days after the election of Socialist François Hollande to the French presidency on a pro-growth policy there are signs of change sweeping through the European Union.
In Russia people are going to the polls to elect a new president. Or is it an old president? Serbia gets good news. Bosnia gets a film. Are Dutch morals on the slide?
Exactly one month after France was downgraded from a coveted triple A by rating agency S&P, Moody’s has put the country on ‘negative outlook’ alongside Great Britain and ...
Defending champions Spain will play 1968 winners Italy in Group C of football’s Euro 2012 after the draw on Friday in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev.
In May, Portugal received a 78-billion-euro bailout from the European Union and International Monetary Fund conditional on the introduction of a tough austerity programme.
Anti-capitalist protests continued in several countries Sunday after Saturday’s worldwide demonstrations, inspired by Spain’s Indignant movement and Occupy Wall Street in the US.