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1,000 firefighters battle wildfires for fifth straight day

A firefighter works on an active fire on a hillside outside the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, on Monday. Picture by Javier Fergo, Associated Press
More than a thousand firefighters supported by 19 aircraft have been battling a major wildfire in southern Portugal for a fifth straight day. Authorities had hoped lower overnight temperatures would [...]

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