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Portugal ex-PM Socrates still in custody, more questioning Monday
The detention, the first involving a former premier in Portugal under democracy, followed arrests of other high-ranking officials or prominent people in separate inquiries in the past few months as prosecutors intensify a fight against corruption in a ...
Portugal: Ex-PM José Socrates held in corruption probeeuronews
Portugal's Former Prime Minister Socrates Detained by PoliceWall Street Journal
Portuguese ex-premier kept in jail amid fraud caseThe State
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Portugal's Former Prime Minister Is Questioned in Corruption Probe
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An investigative judge in Portugal questioned former Prime Minister José Sócrates on Sunday to determine whether to charge him with tax fraud, corruption and money-laundering in a probe that could hurt his Socialist Party as it seeks to return to ...
Portugal's ex-prime minister held for second night in fraud probeFinancial Times
Former Portuguese prime minister José Sócrates arrested over alleged fraudThe Guardian
Portugal Ex-Prime Minister DetainedEinnews Portugal

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No Podemos in Portugal Hands Investors Best Returns
Whereas anti-austerity parties Podemos in Spain and Greece's Syriza lead in polls as they tap into voter discontent, Portugal's ruling Social Democrats and the Socialists, the main opposition party, garner more than 60 percent support in surveys. Their ...

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Portugal's visa scandal
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AMONG the rising number of impoverished European governments that offer residence permits to rich non-Europeans, Portugal has been perhaps the most successful. In return for investments totalling over €1 billion ($1.25 billion), the Portuguese ...
Portugal Says Ending 'Golden Visa' Program Would Be a MistakeBloomberg
Portugal set to continue to offer 'golden visas' to property investorsSouth China Morning Post (subscription)
Croatia's foreign minister to visit PortugalDalje.com

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Portugal's ex PM José Sócrates detained on suspected tax fraud
Financial Times
José Sócrates, Portugal's former Socialist prime minister, has been held as a suspect in a tax fraud and money laundering investigation, the latest in a series of separate high-profile corruption cases involving the detention of top establishment figures.

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Portugal ex-PM Jose Socrates held in tax fraud inquiry
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Former Portugal Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of a corruption investigation. Mr Socrates, who led Portugal's centre left government from 2005 to 2011, was arrested on Friday as he flew into Lisbon airport. The former ...

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Detained Portugal ex-premier awaits fraud ruling
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LISBON, Portugal — Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates remains in police detention while an investigating magistrate decides whether he should answer charges of corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud. Socrates, who was Portugal's ...

Portugal ex-PM Socrates spends second night in custody
He is being held over an investigation into suspected tax fraud, corruption and money-laundering. The former socialist premier was arrested as he arrived at Lisbon airport from Paris on Friday night. He was brought before a criminal judge and his ...

Namibia pipped by Portugal
After Portugal went offside defending a rolling maul, Kotzè slotted a second penalty to cut the deficit to a single point. Namibia started to find their feet and was the dominant side in the next 15 minutes, from a lineout they set up a number of ...

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Former Portuguese Prime Minister Socrates arrested in corruption probe
(CNN) -- Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates and three other people were arrested in connection with an investigation into suspected tax fraud, corruption and money laundering, the country's prosecutor general's office said Saturday ...