Tag: morocco

Italian woman wins Picasso painting in French charity raffle

The winner - who received her lottery ticket as a gift - will acquire the Spanish master's 1921 oil-on-canvas still life "Nature morte", a small abstract representing a table, newspapers and a glass of absinth.

Morocco to release 5,654 prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has pardoned 5,654 prisoners and ordered measures to protect inmates from the coronavirus outbreak, the justice ministry said on Sunday.

Santa Luċija murder: Suspect arrested in Morocco

The suspect who is a 37-year-old Libyan national used to share apartment with the victim. He was arrested in Casablanca and will be extradited to Malta in the coming weeks.

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...