One killed, two hurt in Morocco tourist town shooting

One man was shot dead and two others were hurt in a tourist area of Marrakesh, authorities in Morocco said, adding that it appeared to be a local settling of scores.

Nov 03, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Five Moroccan cities that can up your exotic travel quotient

Five Moroccan cities that can up your exotic travel quotient

With a rich history, cultural heritage and breath-taking seascape –Morocco has everything for the exotic traveller.

Aug 05, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

At least 1 dead, 16 injured in Morocco building collapse

Morocco's state-run news agency is reporting that two buildings have collapsed in a working class neighbourhood of Casablanca.

Aug 06, 2016, 03:03 AM IST

Morocco expels over 80 members of UN mission in Western Sahara

More than 80 civilian members of a UN mission have left Western Sahara under a Moroccan expulsion order, airport sources and an AFP correspondent in the disputed territory said today.

Mar 21, 2016, 02:10 AM IST

Bank of China gains foothold in Morroco

The commercial bank, one of the largest in China, inaugurated a representative office in the country`s economic capital Casablanca late on Monday.

Mar 15, 2016, 17:52 PM IST

Belgian with ''direct links'' to Paris attackers arrested

A Belgian man with "direct links" to Paris attackers was arrested near Casablanca city of Morocco, the country`s Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Jan 19, 2016, 09:08 AM IST

Over 80 hurt as mouse sparks Casablanca mosque crush

 A mouse triggered panic and a crush in a Casablanca mosque has left more than 80 injured, mostly women, the Moroccan news agency MAP reported.

Jul 15, 2015, 18:18 PM IST

Swaziland stun Guinea in Africa Cup opener

Swaziland stunned Guinea 2-1 in Casablanca Friday as the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Cup qualifiers kicked off.

Jun 13, 2015, 04:25 AM IST

Northern African cities lead the way as continent changes: Report

North African cities are leading the way as the continent and its growing middle class lay down "solid economic roots" which are very appealing to investors, according to a new report published Tuesday.

Mar 17, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

Morocco court upholds rapper`s 4-month jail term

An appeals court in the Moroccan city of Casablanca on Monday upheld a four-month jail sentence imposed on pro-reform rapper Mouad Belghawat for assaulting police, a judicial source said.

Dec 08, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

Bin Laden family-owned group to build Africa's highest tower

 A construction group owned by the family of Osama bin Laden is to build a 514-metre high tower in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco that will be the tallest on the African continent.

Dec 03, 2014, 09:46 AM IST
`Casablanca` piano sold for $3.4 million at US auction

`Casablanca` piano sold for $3.4 million at US auction

The painted upright piano that adorned Rick`s Cafe in the classic movie ‘Casablanca’ sold at auction for $3.4 million Monday after a frenzied sale in New York.

Nov 25, 2014, 11:22 AM IST

Moroccan held, with young daughters, for trying to join IS

A Moroccan man, with his two young French daughters in tow, was arrested in Casablanca Wednesday as he sought to join up with the jihadist Islamic State fighters, authorities said .

Oct 16, 2014, 10:28 AM IST

Tom Cruise heading to Morocco for `Mission Impossible 5`

Tom Cruise will arrive in Morocco in early September to play the starring role in ‘Mission: Impossible 5’, media reports said.

Aug 13, 2014, 09:58 AM IST

Robin Haase calms his nerves in winning Gstaad start

Last year`s finalist Robin Haase had to fight through an extended case of first-match nerves to advance over Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 6-3 on another rainy day at the Swiss Open on Tuesday.

Jul 23, 2014, 10:11 AM IST

Death toll now 16 in Casablanca buildings collapse

The death toll after three buildings collapsed in Morocco`s largest city and commercial capital Casablanca rose to 16 on Sunday, officials said.

Jul 14, 2014, 01:13 AM IST

Morocco football ex-captain heavily fined for defamation

A former captain of Raja Casablanca was ordered Monday to pay around 30,000 euros in fines and damages, after he accused the Moroccan football club of trying to fix matches. 

Jul 07, 2014, 22:29 PM IST

‘Casablanca’ piano fetches $600k at auction

The piano, which was used for the song ‘As Times Goes By’ in the classic 1942 film ‘Casablanca,’ has been sold for more than 600,000 dollars at an auction.

Dec 15, 2012, 15:29 PM IST

`Casablanca` sequel in the making?

A sequel to Hollywood classic ‘Casablanca’ is said to be in plans for Warner Bros.

Dec 03, 2012, 19:26 PM IST

Piano used in Oscar-winning `Casablanca` goes up for auction

The piano from Casablanca, which won three Oscars for best picture, best screenplay and best director in 1943, will be put under the hammer at Sotheby’s on 14 December, it has been revealed.

Nov 28, 2012, 15:31 PM IST