Pope Francis blesses the first stone of a soon-to-be-built university building during a meeting with students at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) in Lisbon, during his five-day visit to attend the World Youth Day (WYD) gathering of young Catholics, on August 3, 2023. - Portugal is expecting about a million pilgrims from around the world, according to organisers, to attend the World Youth Day gathering of young Catholics from August 1 to 6. Originally scheduled for August 2022, the event was postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo by TIAGO PETINGA / POOL / AFP)

Pope tells youths to tackle climate crisis, poverty

Pope Francis on Thursday urged young people to focus on caring for the planet and fighting climate change, calling for an “integral ecology” that melds environmental protection with the fight against poverty
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Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (C) is honoured with a certificate of the Guinness World Records for having achieved 200 goals within almost 20 years of his career, prior to the UEFA Euro 2024 group J qualification football match between Iceland and Portugal in Reykjavik on June 20, 2023. (Photo by Halldor KOLBEINS / AFP)

Ronaldo marks 200th Portugal cap with winner, Haaland fires Norway

Cristiano Ronaldo marked his 200th international appearance with the winner as Portugal beat Iceland 1-0 in Euro 2024 qualifying on Tuesday, while Erling Haaland netted twice for Norway.
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Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks during a ministerial meeting to celebrate the first 100 days of his government at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia on April 10, 2023. (Photo by EVARISTO SA / AFP)

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Victorious Atlas Lions of Morocco players and officials celebrate their win over Portugal.

Morocco break Africa’s World Cup jinx, stun Portugal

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Morocco players and staff members celebrate with their supporters after they won the Qatar 2022 World Cup quarter-final football match between Morocco and Portugal at the Al-Thumama Stadium in Doha on December 10, 2022. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP)

Morocco down Portugal to become first ever African World Cup semi-finalists

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