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Portugal’s president was re-elected on Sunday to a second term in office, but the vote also confirmed the rise of a far-right politician who formed his party less than two years ago.

Asia's "El Chapo:" Tse Chi Lop, the alleged leader of a multibillion-dollar drug syndicate who is said to have moved billions of dollars’ worth of methamphetamine while living discreetly and avoiding law enforcement, was arrested in Amsterdam.

Spain's biggest snowstorm in half a century paralyzed Madrid, which was declared a disaster zone. For the 8,000 residents of the city's Cañada Real area, it was one more level of misery.

It seemed as though these giant softshell turtles were on their way to extinction. But then a female was found that could be paired with the last captive male, and others may be lurking in Vietnam's lakes.

China’s coronavirus vaccines were supposed to deliver a geopolitical win that showcased the country’s scientific prowess and generosity. Instead, in some places, they have set off a backlash.

An Israeli woman accused of sexually abusing students at an Australian school has been extradited from Israel, reports say. Malka Leifer faces 74 counts of sexual abuse related to her tenure as a principal at a Jewish girls’ school in Melbourne.

Over the weekend, protests broke out across Russia in support of Aleksei Navalny, the opposition leader who was arrested on his return to Moscow after recovering from poisoning. Today on The Daily, we explore his improbable story.

China’s coronavirus vaccines were supposed to deliver a geopolitical win that showcased the country’s scientific prowess and generosity. Instead, in some places, they have set off a backlash.

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Thai officials imposed an emergency decree in Bangkok, banning gatherings of five or more people. At least three protest leaders were arrested.

Thousands of students are taking part in a youth revolt in Thailand against the powerful military’s influence in schools. “They want us to be like robots,” said one of the students.

Nigerian security forces opened fire at demonstrators against police brutality, escalating the crisis that has gripped the country

Madrid has become the first major European city to reverse a ban on high-emissions vehicles and allow cars unfettered access to an area that was placed out of bounds for many less than a year ago

King Juan Carlos came to Spain's throne with almost no money in 1975. Now the family's wealth is up to $2.3 billion

Nigerian security forces opened fire Tuesday night at demonstrators against police brutality, escalating the crisis that has gripped the country

Germany has no monument to Adolf Hitler. Italy has none to Benito Mussolini. But Spain has the Valley of the Fallen, a basilica holding the remains of Francisco Franco. Now, a revived plan to exhume the dictator's remains has touched off a furor.

Tens of thousands of outraged women in Poland converged in the capital to denounce the high-court's ruling banning abortions. The protests capped a week of the biggest demonstrations in Poland since the fall of communism in 1989.

Imam who masterminded terror attacks in Barcelona once provided information to Spanish secret service

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