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Lisbon (Portugal)

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  • A Clinton takes over Obama's White House briefing again; this time it's Hillary

     
    Obama Afghan war policy review says progress has been made but it remains a fragile situation....
  • The 'lost' Hillary Clinton Afghan briefing transcript recovered and published here

     
    Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates take over the Afghan security briefing when President Obama leaves....
  • Dzanc launches writing retreat in Lisbon

     
    Dzanc Books launches a 2-week long summer writing program in Portugal....
  • Obama on Canada: Yeah, yeah, we're great friends. Now, about Egypt....

     
    Full texts of statements and agreements between Stephen Harper and Obama on furthering the bilateral economic and security relationships....
  • ‘The Mentalist’: Morena Baccarin of ‘V’ plays femme fatale

     
    "V" fans, take note: You'll want to catch Morena Baccarin portraying a confounding suspect on "The Mentalist" this week. Baccarin has electric scenes with Simon Baker, who plays the title character, savvy sleuth Thomas Jane. The way she turns on and off...
  • Don't think of Portugal as side trip

    Don't think of Portugal as side trip
    Travel due east across the Atlantic from New York, and the first country you'll encounter is Portugal. But it's often an afterthought for most Americans — a side trip if there's spare time after visiting Spain, its bigger neighbor. With its...
  • Rich tapestry shot through with 'Mysteries'

    Rich tapestry shot through with 'Mysteries'
    A formal marvel carved from, and around, a narrative whopper, Raul Ruiz's adaptation of the mid-19th century Portuguese novel "Mysteries of Lisbon" arrives in U.S. theaters as a two-part, four-hour version edited down from a six-hour version produced...
  • Oceania Cruises brings luxury to the sea, cater to boomers

    Oceania Cruises brings luxury to the sea, cater to boomers
    BARCELONA, Spain - Frank Del Rio won't use the 'L' word to describe his brand-new cruise ship the Riviera - or her almost identical year-old sister, the Marina. He prefers the term "upper premium" over luxury to describe the experience of a trans-...
  • HIV infection risk rises as austerity bites: EU

    HIV infection risk rises as austerity bites: EU
    LISBON (Reuters) - Austerity measures brought in to tackle Europe's economic crisis may cause a rise in drug-related HIV infections as stretched health services struggle to cope, the EU's narcotics agency said on Tuesday. Greece, which is facing huge...
  • TV Chef's Vineyard, B&B In Lisbon A Dream, But It's For Sale

    Harry Schwartz is not the sort of guy you'd expect to find running a business in Lisbon. His frenetic, tightly wound persona seems better suited to SoHo or South Beach, not a rustic vineyard and restaurant on a remote stretch of Route169, a winding, two-...
  • The Spirited Traveler: Looking beyond Lisbon's port

    The Spirited Traveler: Looking beyond Lisbon's port
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - "It's Portugal. Don't they drink Port in Lisbon?" I ask. "One would think so," replies Lisbon resident Frederico Arouca. "But it's mostly older people, and not that much." Occasionally, he explains, it's found mixed into cocktails in...
  • The Siren's Call: Island in the city

    The Siren's Call: Island in the city
    The novels of Richard Zimler shine compelling light on overlooked aspects of history — and along the way they provide plenty of myth and lore to delight any student of esoterica. "The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon" (2000), for instance, describes the...