Jun 19 2017
Majority were inside their vehicles when they tried to flee the Pedrógão Grande area, 30 miles south-east of Coimbra, but were caught in the blaze. He said there was no information on the other two deaths.
The Iberian peninsula is sweltering under a severe heatwave, with temperatures exceeding 40C (104F) in several regions.
Three days of national mourning have been declared.
Around 1,600 firefighters have been desperately battling wildfires that broke out in central Portugal early Sunday morning.
Schools in the area were closed until further notice and outdoor fires were banned, authorities announced Sunday.
Gambia Refuses To Take Sides In Saudi Arabia-Qatar Dispute
There is no prospect that the crisis will deepen, and the deal between the U.S. and Qatar is another indication in this direction. However, a few days later, the State Department insisted that the harsh economic sanctions are "hindering" the war effort.
Paddy Barnes: I'd love to see Conor McGregor knock out Floyd Mayweather
Mayweather will come off a two-year retirement in a bout that McGregor has been pushing for almost that long. Honestly, did you expect anything less from Sheri's Ranch for an event being tabbed "The Money Fight? ".
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by three wickets, reach semi final
Fakhar, comfortable in his role as the designated aggressor up front, hit three boundaries in the third over against Malinga. Pakistan will be advancing to cricket's Champions Trophy semifinals after defeating Sri Lanka 237/7 to 236/10 on Monday.
Pope Francis began his Angelus prayer by invoking the tragedy.
The prime minister said the emergency services acted as fast as they could but acknowledged that some of the efforts like alerting the population might have been hindered because the blaze had ruined phone lines and communications towers.
Portugal's team is in Russian Federation, where it is set to start the Confederations Cup later on Sunday against Mexico.
"All will be done to assist the authorities and people of Portugal at this time of need", European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Christos Stylianides said in a statement. France was also sending three aircraft, said the report. Mariano Rajoy tweeted that he is "overwhelmed by the tragedy at Pedrogao Grande".
President Marcelo Rebelo went to the Leiria region to meet families of the victims, saying he was "sharing their pain in the name of all the Portuguese people".
A horrific forest fire in Portugal has killed 57 people, officials say.
As reported by The New York Post, Isabel Brandao, a resident in the area, said she feared for her life when she saw the fire coming. "If it had rained, this would not happen". "But I've never seen anything like this". "I don't want to talk yet about the cause of the fire because we are facing the greatest tragedy of human lives". According to an initial analysis by the Judicial Police, the fire was caused by a dry thunderstorm, Gomes said.
Jun 19 2017
Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims
The residential tower was built in 1974 and had been extensively refurbished in works that were completed previous year . Very early in the morning on Wednesday, a fire erupted in high rise apartment building Grenfell Tower in West London .
Jun 19 2017
Theresa May offers support package for London fire victims
During her visit - which lasted less than an hour - she also spoke to volunteers and community leaders at St Clement's Church. Alongside both police and fire investigations into the blaze, she has promised to set up a public inquiry.
Jun 19 2017
Man United told top Premier League midfielder will cost £50m
The Austrian joined from Cologne for just £4.3 million two years ago but has failed to establish himself as a first-team regular at Spurs .
Jun 18 2017
American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home
Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old University of Virginia student, was released after 17 months of detention in the communist nation. Hours before Otto was scheduled to land, there was a row of reporters standing outside the airport, lined up facing the runway.
Jun 17 2017
Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Open record for the lowest first-round score in relation to par and there was as a sea of red on the leaderboard. The tempestuous Spaniard was a trendy pick to win this week, but the ebbs and flows of Erin Hills gave him fits.
Jun 17 2017
Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license
Thursday's move isn't the only one in OR granting rights to transgender people with regard to identification documents. Since Shupe's petition was granted, judges in two OR counties have granted similar petitions to transgender people.
Jun 16 2017
Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle
The order also suspends the nation's refugee program for 120 days and imposes a new limit on the number of refugees accepted. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a judge's ruling that blocked the temporary ban on refugees as well.
Jun 16 2017
Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice
Trump is not the only one under scrutiny, Barrett said: Investigators are also looking into the finances of Trump associates. The NSA said in a statement that the "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel".
Jun 14 2017
Raving Rabbids, Mario join forces in new Switch game
Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, and Peach star in the game alongside four Rabbids that are cosplaying as the Mushroom Kingdom mainstays. Furthermore, the "Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle" is easy to play but hard to master.
Jun 13 2017
Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results
May has said she intends to stay as prime minister despite failing to win a Conservative majority in the election. And yet government insiders said the two presided over a " toxic and bullying" environment at Downing Street.
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