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Tag: Antonio Costa

  • Monday, January 31st 2022 - 09:20 UTC

    Portuguese Socialist PM stronger after snap elections

    “An absolute majority doesn’t mean absolute power,” Costa said.

    Portugal's Socialist Party (PS) won Sunday's snap parliamentary elections called after Parliament failed to approve in October the budget submitted by Prime Minister António Costa, who will remain in office. But Sunday's results also showed an increase in the number of seats held by right-wing movements.

  • Wednesday, March 10th 2021 - 09:55 UTC

    Austrian coalition will block EU/Mercosur trade accord if it goes against the European Green Deal

    Vice-Chancellor Werner Kogler, a lawmaker from the Green party, sent a letter to Antonio Costa, the PM of Portugal, which holds the EU rotating presidency.

    Austria’s coalition government has confirmed it will block the landmark EU-Mercosur trade agreement – which should create the biggest free-trade area in the world – saying it goes against the EU’s environmental ambitions set out in the European Green Deal.

  • Monday, October 7th 2019 - 09:40 UTC

    Portugal's incumbent Prime Minister and stability policies win election

    The Socialist Party (PS) took 37% of the vote, followed by the centre-right Social Democrats (PSD) with 28%, with 98% of constituencies counted

    Portugal's incumbent Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialists won a general election on Sunday after presiding over a period of solid economic growth following years of austerity, near total results showed. The Socialist Party (PS) took 37% of the vote, followed by the centre-right Social Democrats (PSD) with 28%, with 98% of constituencies counted, according to the interior ministry.

  • Monday, June 19th 2017 - 10:45 UTC

    Portugal Forest Fire costs 62 lives and fight not over yet

    Over 140 forest fires continued to hit Portugal by Monday morning.

    Over 1,700 firefighters continued to battled a large-scale forest fire Monday in Portugal that has already killed 62 people. Prime Minister Antonio Costa on Sunday declared three days of national mourning. Number of fatalities feared to rise. There are also 61 people injured, five of them in critical condition - four firemen and one child.

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2017 - 18:38 UTC

    Macri hosts Portuguese PM in BA to boost bilateral ties

    Antonio Costa arrived in the Argentine capital on Monday to launch a Federal Mining Plan and take part in a business forum at the Foreign Ministry, among other activities.