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47 countries commit to end fossil fuels production at Morocco talks

Forty-seven countries that are the most vulnerable to climate change on Friday pledged to switch their energy production as quickly as possible to renewable sources.

US businesses call on Trump to continue climate action

Hundreds of businesses and investors on Wednesday called on US president-elect Donald Trump to support policies to fight climate change and implement a global agreement adopted last year in Paris...

Global carbon emissions stabilizing due to US, China, researchers say

Global carbon emissions have remained largely steady for the past three years, even while economies have grown, scientists said in a study published Monday.

Developing countries hit hard by extreme weather events

Developing countries have been more affected by extreme weather events than industrialized countries, underscoring their vulnerability to climate change, a study released Tuesday showed.

COP22 climate talks begin: "We must be spurred on by action"

UN climate talks began Monday in Marrakesh, where leaders called on negotiators to ensure that the global accord on climate change reached in Paris is enacted swiftly.

Moroccan king reappoints outgoing Islamist premier after election win

Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Monday reappointed outgoing Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane and instructed him to form a new government after his moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (...

Morocco's ruling Islamists win parliamentary election

Morocco's ruling Islamists took the lead in the country's parliamentary elections on Saturday in a win set to extend their stay in power.

Polls closed in Morocco's parliamentary vote

Polling stations closed in Morocco's parliamentary elections Friday, an official said, as the governing Islamist party hopes to repeat a landmark win from five years ago.

Morocco rounds up 10-member female cell linked to Islamic State

Moroccan authorities have rounded up a 10-member female terrorist cell linked to Islamic State, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.

Moroccan woman takes late husband's bowels on flight to Austria

Austrian airport officials made the "strangest find of the past year" after discovering a man's intestines being taken through customs by a female passenger.

Moroccan boxer arrested in Olympic village on assault charges

Moroccan boxer Hassan Saada has been arrested in the Olympic village for the Rio Games on assault charges, Brazilian police said on Friday.

Morocco arrests 52 suspected of Islamic State links in crackdown

Moroccan authorities have arrested 52 people suspected of having links with the Islamic State extremist militia, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

UN says its mission to Western Sahara still not fully functional

The UN mission in the disputed Western Sahara region has not been restored to its full functionality, members of the UN Security Council said Tuesday, despite the council's call for the return of...

UN Security Council votes to renew mission in disputed Western Sahara

The UN Security Council voted Friday in favour of extending the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission to the Western Sahara for a year, citing an "urgent need" to avoid hostilities in the...

More than 100 migrants storm Spanish territory of Ceuta in Morocco

At least 119 migrants managed to storm into the Spanish territory of Ceuta, which lies on the Moroccan Mediterranean coast, Spain's Efe news agency reported Saturday.