Portugal is a founding member of NATO and has been an EU member since 1986. It has two autonomous regions: the archipelagos of Azores and Madeira.
Portugal is mainland Europe's westernmost country and shares the Iberian Peninsula with Spain. Its population of roughly 10.5 million is predominantly Roman Catholic. From 1926 to 1974, an authoritarian dictatorship ruled the country. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Portugal.
Timo Werner scored his first two international goals as Germany beat Cameroon. The result sees Joachim Löw's side top Group B and set up a semifinal with Mexico on Thursday. Chile must face European champions Portugal.
According to a report in a Portuguese paper, Cristiano Ronaldo has informed Real Madrid of his desire to leave Spain. The Portuguese star has been accused of defrauding the Spanish tax office of over 14 million euros.
We visit the Berlin residents keeping the stories of Nazi victims alive, and a Canadian Jewish community helping Muslim refugees from Syria settle into their new home. Plus, a man from the DRC who says he's living proof investment in refugees pays off. And the devastating toll of drug addiction from the United States to Portugal and Zanzibar.
Pope Francis will be in Fátima at the weekend, Portugal’s only pilgrimage site. The Virgin Mary was apparently sighted here 100 years ago, and this visit marks the anniversary. Fátima’s tourism industry is booming, with 7 million visitors in the past year. It’s the economic driving force behind the entire region.