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10 killed in bus crash in southern Morocco

Ten people were killed and 22 others injured Saturday in a crash involving a truck and a bus near Agadir, authorities in the southern Moroccan city said.

Over 1,100 migrants attempt to storm Spanish enclave in North Africa

More than 1,100 migrants attempted to storm the border fence of the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in Morocco overnight, Spain's efe news agency reported on Sunday, citing the authorities.

Moroccan detained for possible Christmas season attack in Austria

A Moroccan asylum seeker was detained in Austria after he was overheard talking about a terrorist attack in Salzburg between Christmas and New Year, a prosecution spokesman in Salzburg said...

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.