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Morocco jails British paedophile for 20 years: NGO

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 01:21

Morocco Tuesday jailed a British man, previously convicted of child sex offences, for 20 years for kidnapping and attempting to rape three young girls, a rights activist at the trial said.

Morocco dismantles Syria-related terrorist cell

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 07:30

Moroccan police announced Saturday that it has recently dismantled a terrorist cell that recruits Moroccan combatants for Syria, local media reported.

`Morocco winning anti-terrorism fight through moderate Islam`

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 09:04

Morocco is winning the fight against terrorism particularly through the promotion and dissemination of moderate Islam as an antidote to religious fundamentalism, according to a leading Italian daily.

Over 200 migrants force way into Spain`s Melilla

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 15:21

More than 200 migrants stormed across a triple-layer border fence Friday into Spain`s north African territory of Melilla, the Spanish authorities said.

France`s Hollande calls Morocco king to defuse row

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 20:47

French President Francois Hollande has telephoned Morocco`s King Mohammed VI to sooth diplomatic tensions raised by civil lawsuits filed in Paris accusing Morocco`s intelligence chief of "complicity in torture."

Pressure on Morocco to end child exploitation after girl`s death

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 09:48

The death of a 14-year-old housemaid abused by her employer has sparked a public outcry in Morocco, giving ammunition to those demanding an end to the exploitation of child workers in the kingdom.

Salman Khurshid to visit Sudan,security to Indian interests on agenda

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 18:55

Protection to Indian interests, especially oil sector, in natural-resource rich Sudan will be high on agenda when External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will meet his counterpart Ali Ahmed Karti here on Wednesday.

Stone Age hunters had rotten teeth

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 22:05

London: Scientists have found the earliest evidence for widespread tooth decay in humans - in a group of Stone-Age hunter-gatherers living in Morocco more than 13,700 years ago.

Morocco launches process to normalise illegal immigrants

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 09:06

Morocco launched an operation to give residency permits to tens of thousands of immigrants living in the country illegally, after the King expressed concern about their harsh treatment by the police.

Morocco`s Abourazzouk banned for doping

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 09:36

Morocco international striker Hamza Abourazzouk was banned for six months by FIFA for doping.

Spain, Morocco to explore oil near Canary Islands

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 12:14

The Cajun Express rig leased by Cairn Energy will begin operations in early October some 555 km northeast of the Canary Islands.

Morocco says cell with al Qaeda links dismantled

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 18:37

Morocco`s government says a terror cell with links to al Qaeda affiliates in North Africa and Syria has been dismantled.