Tag: morocco

PM updates Parliament on Azzopardi’s situation

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced that Member of Parliament Frederick Azzopardi is now in recovery after he fell ill while on Parliamentary duties in...

“Fatal route: crossings from Morocco to the Canary Islands” – Report

A 13-month old, Sephora, had been at sea for 4 days crossing the Atlantic Ocean that spans between Morocco and the Spanish Canary Islands....

Pope in Morocco says physical barriers won’t solve migration issue

Pope Francis said on Saturday that problems of migration would never be resolved by physical barriers but instead required social justice and correcting the...

170 presumed dead at sea after two shipwrecks – UNHCR

Around 170 people are presumed to have lost their life following two separate shipwrecks in the Mediterranean, according to the UNHCR. Italian navy reports...

Morocco arrests Swiss national in connection with killing of Scandinavians

Morocco arrested a Swiss national on Saturday in connection with the killing of two Scandinavian women, the counter-terrorism agency said.Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from...

Denmark says Islamic State suspected in killing of Danish, Norwegian women...

Danish intelligence said on Thursday that Islamic State may be responsible for killing two women, one from Norway and the other from Denmark, while...

Pope’s visit to Morocco: Encouraging Islam-Christian dialogue

The Archbishop of Rabat writes a letter to the people of Morocco on Tuesday confirming the Pope’s March 2019 visit, one which he hopes...

Morocco inaugurates Africa’s fastest train

Morocco inaugurated on Thursday Africa's fastest train which will halve travelling time between the commercial and industrial hubs of Casablanca and Tangier.After seven years...

Seventeen migrants perish crossing from Africa to Spain – Spanish coast...

At least 17 migrants have died in the past 24 hours while trying to cross the sea from North Africa to Spain, and rescuers...

Photos: At least seven killed in train derailment in Morocco

At least seven people were killed and about 80 injured when a train was derailed near the Moroccan capital Rabat on Tuesday morning, a...