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Angola's dos Santos to sue reporters' consortium behind 'Luanda Leaks'

27 Jan 2020

LISBON Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos said on Monday she was launching legal action against a consortium of journalists and its media partners over the publication of thousands of documents about her business empire.

Jailed Portuguese hacker is 'whistleblower' behind Luanda Leaks - lawyers

27 Jan 2020

LISBON A Portuguese hacker has taken responsibility for disclosing hundreds of thousands of files revealing how billionaire Isabel dos Santos, daughter of Angola's former president, built her vast business empire, his lawyers said on Monday.

Portuguese hacker is 'whistleblower' behind Luanda Leaks -lawyers

27 Jan 2020

LISBON, Jan 27 A Portuguese hacker has taken responsibility for disclosing hundreds of thousands of files revealing how Angolan billionaire and former first daughter Isabel dos Santos built her vast business empire, his lawyers said on Monday.

Angola may ask Portugal to seize dos Santos' assets, says prosecutor

25 Jan 2020

LISBON Angola may ask Portuguese authorities to seize assets belonging to Isabel dos Santos, billionaire daughter of a former Angolan president, who is a suspect in a fraud investigation, Angola's attorney general said on Friday.

Angola's dos Santos moots presidency run despite charges

16 Jan 2020

LISBON Africa's richest woman and Angola's ex-first daughter Isabel dos Santos expressed interest on Thursday in running for the presidency despite an asset freeze and accusations of diverting more than a billion dollars of state money.

Angola's dos Santos moots presidency run despite charges

16 Jan 2020

LISBON Africa's richest woman and Angola's ex-first daughter Isabel dos Santos expressed interest on Thursday in running for the presidency despite an asset freeze and accusations of diverting more than a billion dollars of state money.

Angola's dos Santos moots presidency run despite charges

16 Jan 2020

LISBON, Jan 16 Africa's richest woman and Angola's ex-first daughter Isabel dos Santos expressed interest on Thursday in running for the presidency despite an asset freeze and accusations of diverting more than a billion dollars of state money.

Angola holds off on chasing dos Santos' assets abroad - prosecution

13 Jan 2020

LISBON Angolan courts have refrained from action to seize billionaire ex-first daughter Isabel Dos Santos' assets abroad but will not hesitate to do so if necessary, a prosecution spokesman said. | Video

Portugal parliament approves surplus-aimed budget bill in first reading

10 Jan 2020

LISBON Portugal's parliament approved the minority Socialist government's draft 2020 budget in its first reading on Friday, setting the course for the first fiscal surplus in 45 years of democracy.

Portugal moves closer to securing budget surplus for 2020

08 Jan 2020

Portugal's first budget with a surplus in almost half a century is on course to pass its first reading on Friday after the Communist Party and animal rights party PAN said they would abstain in the vote on the government's 2020 spending plans.

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China virus toll passes 130 as U.S. weighs flight ban

The death toll from a new coronavirus in China rose sharply to 132 on Wednesday with nearly 1,500 new cases, heaping pressure on Beijing to control the disease as U.S. officials said the White House was weighing whether to suspend all flights to the country.