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Benfica beats Boavista 3-0 to increase lead in Portugal LISBON, Portugal (AP) Benfica beat Boavista 3-0 at home on Saturday to increase its overnight lead of the Portuguese league to nine points.
Yahoo! News | 17 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Eurozone deflation: where does this leave quantitative easing? Despite falling prices across the currency bloc, countries such as Italy, Portugal and Spain need a change in the balance of power more than they need QE, writes Phillip InmanPrices are falling in the eurozone by more than financial analysts expected. The
The Guardian | Jan 30, 2015 1:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Luis Figo names 5 European nominees for FIFA election bid LISBON, Portugal (AP) Luis Figo identified the five national federations that formally nominated him to run for FIFA president against Sepp Blatter....
MSNBC | Jan 30, 2015 12:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Portugal Offers Citizenship to Descendants of Expelled Jews Portugal currently boasts around 1,000 Jews, but that number might rise soon | Jan 30, 2015 03:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Portugal: Welcoming Descendants of Persecuted Jews The cabinet on Thursday approved a law offering dual citizenship to the descendants of Sephardic Jews, the term commonly used for those who once lived in the Iberian Peninsula.
New York Times | Jan 30, 2015 01:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Portugal gives Jews 'return rights' The Portuguese government grants citizenship rights to descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled from the country five centuries ago.
BBC News | Jan 29, 2015 9:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Portugal To Offer Citizenship To Descendants Of Expelled Jews Portugal's Jews were expelled, burned at the stake or forcibly converted to Christianity 500 years ago. The government wants says it wants to right a wrong. Spain approved a similar law last year. | Jan 29, 2015 5:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Portugal approves citizenship plan for Sephardic Jews Five centuries after burning thousands of Jews at the stake, forcing them to convert to Christianity or expelling them, Portugal is granting citizenship rights to their descendants as part of an attempt to make amends. | Jan 29, 2015 5:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
Portugal to grant citizenship to descendants of persecuted Jews Legal change means Sephardic Jews, whose ancestors were expelled in the 15th century, can apply for dual nationality Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jan 29, 2015 2:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Portugal approves Sephardic Jew citizenship plan Portugal is following Spain and granting citizenship rights to the descendants of Jews it persecuted 500 years ago. | Jan 29, 2015 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska