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Questions relating to the government or politics of the Portugese Republic.

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Why is the town of Olivenza not as heavily politicized as other territorial disputes?

Olivenza is a town near the border of Portugal and Spain. Spain controls it but Portugal does not recognize it as Spanish. Unlike other disputes around the world such as Gibraltar in Spain vs UK, it ...
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In Europe, what happens when an embassy is doing all they can to start a war with the host country? [closed]

If an embassy decides to be troublesome with the host country, causing social issues, blaming people (such as celebrities), looking to bring people to court, and eventually try to start a war, what ...
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How is Portugal's Social Democratic Party "center right"?

Some news articles about Portugal describe "the center-right Social Democratic Party" in opposition to the "center-left Socialist Party". In most of Europe, Social Dems are left or ...
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Is it still impossible to quarantine asymptomatic people in Portugal?

News from last year was that an appeals court in Lisbon had ruled that it was illegal to quarantine people based solely on a (SARS-CoV-2) PCR test result. (Apparently, their ruling only applied ...
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In the Portuguese legislative elections, how are blank votes distributed?

In the Portuguese legislative elections, are blank votes distributed equally by all parties or does it depend on any factor?
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