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62 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars

62 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars

Many victims were killed when their cars were engulfed by flames as they swept across a country road near the town of Pedrogao Grande . RTP showed terrifying images of several people on a road trying to escape the intense smoke that had reduced visibility to a question of a few meters (yards).



Portugal-Mexico highlights: Ronaldo's brilliance sets opening goal in Confederations Cup

Press Association Sport looks at the contribution of the 32-year-old, who is in the spotlight after appearing determined to quit Real Madrid and Spain over his unhappiness at a tax investigation. In addition to being an idol, Ronaldo also serves as a mentor for the talented young forward. You can see they are taking this very seriously. The Confederations Cup is considered a warm up for next summer's World Cup.



India, Pakistan admitted to SCO as full members

He assured that China will contribute with an additional 10 million yuan ($1.47 million USD) to the SCO Secretariat in order to facilitate its work. In his address, Modi said SCO could also devote attention towards climate change. This was stated by Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif while delivering his speech here at SCO Summit in Astana on Friday.



President Trump to reverse parts of Obama's Cuba policy

In Miami, then-candidate Trump called for a reversal of Obama's normalization of Cuba policy, saying he would demand religious and political freedom for the Cuban people as well as the release of political prisoners. But on Friday, President Trump, citing human rights violations, will sign and executive order in Miami on the new policy. That brings us to the second facet of Trump's rollback of former President Obama's engagement with communist Cuba.


Iran says it bombed ISIS in Syria in retaliation for Tehran attacks

Iran says it bombed ISIS in Syria in retaliation for Tehran attacks

It said many "terrorists" were killed and their weapons had been destroyed in the strike. The Islamic republic of Iran is a key ally of the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad, alongside Russian Federation and the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement of Lebanon.



Macron's party secures majority in French parliamentary elections - polls

If confirmed, the victory will come at the expense of France's traditional parties, the rightwing Republicans and Socialists, but also the far-right National Front which faces major disappointment. Key rivals say they expect LREM to win a majority of seats and have been urging voters to make the margin as small as possible, saying that democratic debate could otherwise be stifled.