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Mafia 'hard man' was living in Portimão


The police in Portimão have detained a man wanted by the Italian courts for criminal association and drug trafficking

Francesco di Marte is a member of Nrangheta, an especially violent Mafia gang that runs operations in Calabria, southern Italy.

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Azerbaijan has read the writing on the wall: the oil is running out and the need to diversify its streams of economic sustenance is more vital now than ever
The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party might delay the planned formation of a mega party in the country, Sunday PUNCH has learnt. The proposed mega is expected to be formed before the end of March
French minister for environment Ségolène Royal said on Sunday that the controversy over her comments on the Cuban regime was uncalled for and instead called for respect on the day of the funeral of Fi
Laibach, a Slovenian musical collective of world renown, inaugurated Slovenia's participation in the Pula book fair on Saturday evening with a musical-visual show.
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to attend the Third Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa in Dakar, Senegal, from December 5 to 6. The Special Advis
The Principality of Andorra, tucked away in the Pyrenees, moved to abolish its tax haven status when its unicameral parliament approved a measure to share bank account information with other countries
It will be dry and mostly cloudy on Monday in south-western and central Slovenia, with the rest of the country getting some sunshine.
President Yahya Jammeh scored only half his previous box office tally in last week’s election, handing victory to opposition coalition leader Adama Barrow. But why did Gambians turn against Jamm
Portimão’s mayor finally has lost patience with the family that owns the crumbling Convento de São Francisco. Deeply annoyed with delays in resolving the issues surrounding the ruin, mayor Isild
Syrian governmental forces have taken control of 52 percent of eastern Aleppo and are now in control of over 30 of the city’s neighborhoods, the Russian Defense Ministry says. Read Full
The National Emergency Management Agency has said that internally displaced persons from Gwoza are expected to return home soon. The agency’s North East Coordinator, Alhaji Muhammad Kanar, told the Ne
Switzerland is quickly closing down its decades-long practice of banking secrecy in favour of fiscal transparency. Swiss authorities announced on Thursday that the government plans to increase dramat
A Facebook post by a woman saying black people "flocking to Hout Bay" are "like stupid animals" has Titter users seeing red.
The Executive Secretary, Borno Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Malam Barkindo Saidu, says 512 new cases of HIV infections have been recorded in Internally Displaced Persons camps in the state. He
Tolls to use Germany’s autobahn network roads are due to come into force after the country reached an agreement with the European Commission. The initial plan had been to charge all cars on the autoba
The Aso Villa Chapel on Sunday organised its annual end of the year thanksgiving with former Heads of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo and Ernest Shonekan in attendance. The service which t
The chair of the city council and two journalists have been killed in a shooting in the Finnish town of Imatra, police said, adding that the assailant was immediately arrested. Read Ful
The funeral ceremony of the late Cuban revolutionary leader has ended in Santiago de Cuba on Sunday as Castro’s ashes were buried at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery
Andry Lviv, the manager of a Kyiv bank, says the number of counterfeit dollars has risen, with the criminals favoring 20-dollar bills. The number of faked 100-dollar bills has decreased, replyua repor
An amended law that toughens penalties for female genital mutilation to up to 15 years in jail has come into effect, the health ministry announced Sunday. Health ministry officials will monitor and ov
Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja A group, representing the Egbira speaking communities in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State, has accused the military personnel drafted to quell the ethnic clashes in the
Four people died and one was critically injured when two cars collided head-on near the Kroonvaal Toll Plaza in the Free State.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a clever man and will quickly understand his new responsibilities, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with NTV TV, according to Reuters.
The death of Fidel Castro brings reflection on how his country handled prejudice, writes William Gumede
In a dig at the United States, Pres Putin said the efforts to create a single-pole world had failed, and the multi-pole balance of power is being restored, RIA Novosti reports Dec. 4.
A six-year-old boy is in a serious condition after he was hit by a stray bullet at a shopping centre in Centurion.
Through no fault of their own - most of the French weeklies missed the week's top story - the announcement by Socialist President François Hollande that he will not run for a second term in office in
Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has announced, on Sunday, at Digi24 private broadcaster, that the Pitesti-Sibiu highway will be finalized in 2012, if things go according to plan.
Major construction companies in KwaZulu-Natal are pushing to have the ringleaders of a Mafia-style business forum jailed for repeatedly shutting down big construction projects.
A French court on Saturday upheld a 25 year prison sentence handed to a former Rwandan intelligence agent jailed in France’s first trial over the African country's 1994 genocide.
Nine children aged between 12 and 14 and two adults were killed in a crash in Russia after a bus was rammed by a truck. The children in the bus belonged to an acrobatics team returning
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