Morocco

Morocco claims success in slowing migrant voyages to Europe
Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP Photo
June 03, 2019 - 1:11 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is claiming new success in lowering the number of migrant crossings into Europe as the country works with its northern neighbor, Spain, in securing more European funding for curbing migration. Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Bourita said the number of crossings dropped...
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A 69-year-old man almost successfully smuggled a pastry box from Morocco, which was actually filled with live tortoises.
Potsdam Customs Office via RADIO.COM
March 18, 2019 - 6:08 pm
By Molly Ade ( RADIO.COM ) — A 69-year-old man almost successfully smuggled a pastry box from Morocco, but it wasn’t filled with pastries. After landing in Berlin from his Cairo flight, customs officers stopped the man to search his luggage, which he claimed contained nothing to declare. They...
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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive for a visit to an 'Education for All' boarding house in Asni Town in Morocco, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Photo
February 24, 2019 - 10:04 am
ASNI, Morocco (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, flew up to a village in Morocco's rugged Atlas Mountains on Sunday to visit a school and encourage girls to pursue an education no matter what the obstacles. Harry and the pregnant Meghan landed in the mountain town of Asni on...
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Flowers and candles are placed in memory of two Scandinavian university students who were killed in a remote area of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, at the Town Hall Square in Copenhagen, Friday Dec. 28, 2018.
Thomas Sjoerup / Ritzau Scanpix
December 30, 2018 - 3:28 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan prosecutors have filed preliminary terrorism charges against 15 people who are suspected of links to the killing of two Scandinavian women in the Atlas Mountains. Morocco's public prosecutor said in a statement that the charges include forming a gang to prepare and...
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Moroccans gathered outside the Danish Embassy in Rabat on Saturday.
AFP/Getty Images/Fadel Senna via CNN
December 23, 2018 - 5:36 pm
By Nada Altaher, Sarah Sirgany and Nada Bashir, CNN (CNN) -- Thirteen suspects have been arrested in connection with the beheading deaths of two tourists in Morocco, the state-controlled 2M news agency reported. Four are suspected of killing 28-year-old Maren Ueland of Norway and 24-year-old Louisa...
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, prepares to shot a free kick during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
AP Photo/Matthias Schrader
June 20, 2018 - 12:41 pm
By Graham Dunbar, AP Sports Writer MOSCOW (AP) — Off the top of his head, Cristiano Ronaldo scored yet another goal, set a European record and eliminated Morocco from the World Cup. The Portugal forward headed in a fourth-minute cross from the right to give Portugal a 1-0 victory on Wednesday. It...
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Decio de Maria, President of the Football Association of Mexico, left, and Canadian soccer player Alphonso Davies, right
AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin
June 13, 2018 - 7:36 am
By Rob Harris and Graham Dunbar, AP Sports Writers MOSCOW (AP) — North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament. The soccer...
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