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New study concludes Europe's Mediterranean border remains 'world's deadliest'.

Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Afghanistan, Chad, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Niger, Spain, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, World Relying on analysis of IOM, the report states that at least 33,761 migrants were reported to have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean between ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

CalPERS Is Shocked—Just Shocked—To Find Cities Reeling Under Growing Pension Debt: New at Reason.

California's pension fund looks to shift blame and avoid responsibility. Steven Greenhut writes: The California Public Employees' Retirement System's union defenders feign shock whenever pension reformers accuse it of "kicking the can down the road" in dealing with the state's mounting pension debt. It's like the scene from ...

- Reason.com - US

New study concludes Europe's Mediterranean border remains 'World's deadliest'.

Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Afghanistan, Chad, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Niger, Spain, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, World Relying on analysis of IOM, the report states that at least 33,761 migrants were reported to have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean between ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Read TIME’s Original 1942 Review of Casablanca: ‘Rick Is Still Trying to Get Over It’.

"Mr. Bogart at last does the manly thing"

- TIME Magazine - US

You must remember this: Casablanca turns 75 and remains a classic of wartime propaganda.

More than just a romance, Casablanca was an overt call to arms for the US public.

- The Conversation - UK

Here's looking at you, 'Casablanca,' on the film's 75th anniversary.

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman became an immortal screen pairing in the Oscar-winning film, which premiered Nov. 26, 1942.        

- USA TODAY - US

Bombardier eyes Morocco rail factory as part of African push.

Bombardier is hoping to win a contract to supply trainsets for Morocco's state railway, which is in midst of modernization and expansion drive

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Bombardier eyes building Morocco rail factory as part of 'springboard' to Africa.

The facility would build railcars and perform engineering and maintenance work

- Financial Post - CA

Morocco to pray for rain.

Parched Morocco which is heavily dependent on its agricultural sector is to hold prayers for rain Friday in mosques across the country under a royal decree.

- PhysOrg - NL

Morocco to pray for rain.

Parched Morocco which is heavily dependent on its agricultural sector is to hold prayers for rain Friday in mosques across the country under a royal decree

- The Daily Star - LB

Meanwhile... In Iowa, three young Tanzanian visitors seem to have touched the hearts of residents.

And in Morocco, 110 synagogues have been restored, while in Bolivia, Thailand, and Tunisia, women outnumber men as research scientists.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Massachusetts WWII vet, 90, to get Moroccan award he earned decades ago for fighting fire

A 90-year-old World War II veteran is finally getting the military decoration he earned fighting a large blaze in Morocco more than 70 years ago.Kenneth ...

- The Japan Times - JP

News24.com | World War II vet to get Moroccan award he earned decades ago

A 90-year-old World War II veteran is finally getting the military decoration he earned fighting a large blaze in Morocco more than 70 years ago

- News24.com - ZA

Almost 46,000 children were wed in Morocco in 2014

HCP figures on minors, 1/3 of population

- ANSA - IT

Morocco bans bitcoin due to 'hidden' nature

Virtual money payments outlawed

- ANSA - IT

World War II vet to get Moroccan award he earned decades ago

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. — A 90-year-old World War II veteran is finally getting the military decoration he earned fighting a large blaze in Morocco more than 70 years ago.

- Billings Gazette - US

World War II vet to get Moroccan award he earned decades ago

A 90-year-old World War II veteran is finally getting the military decoration he earned fighting a large blaze in Morocco more than 70 years ago.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Trump nominates Michigan dealer David Fischer for ambassador to Morocco

President Donald Trump nominated The Suburban Collection CEO David Fischer to be the U.S. ambassador in Morocco.

- Automotive News - US

Morocco's Deadly Stampede Tragedy Incites Anger and Criticism

"How many dramas still remind us that beyond the beautiful forums, highways, and malls, this is the Moroccan reality above all that?"

- Global Voices - US

News24.com | Morocco regulator bans bitcoin payments

Morocco's currency regulator has announced a ban on transactions in bitcoin and other virtual currencies, in a country where foreign exchange flows are tightly controlled.

- News24.com - ZA

MISSING: British boy last seen in Marbella more than a month ago has been 'abducted' by mum

BRITISH police believe a missing Manchester boy could be in southern Spain or Morocco. Alex Batty from Oldham was reported missing on

- The Olive Press - ES

Morocco regulator bans bitcoin payments

Morocco regulator bans bitcoin payments...

- MENAFN - JO

SRK, the formidable global businessman

It all started from Mumbai.Now, Khan's fan base has spread from the US, UK and West Asia to Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Germany, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Kuwait and Palestine. Of the top 10 Bollywood movies that earned the most overseas, seven had Khan in them.

- Rediff - IN

Relatives mourn 15 women killed in Morocco stampede

Mourning relatives Monday identified the bruised bodies of victims of a stampede that killed 15 women during a food aid delivery near the popular tourist town of Essaouira on Morocco's coast.

- The Daily Star - LB

Fifteen Dead, 10 Hurt in a Stampede for Food Aid in Morocco

MARRAKECH, Morocco — A stampede erupted while food aid was being distributed in a Moroccan village Sunday and at least 15 people died and 10 were injured, authorities said.

- Breitbart - US

Still uncertain, but still distracting: The US under Trump at the UN climate negotiations

A year ago, the hallways at the United Nations climate change negotiations in Marrakesh, Morocco, were hushed as thousands of delegates from around the world processed the news of Donald Trump's election. There was dismay, but also much uncertainty about the direction the new president would take the 27-year effort to ...

- Brookings - US

Support for Rights Grows at Bonn Climate Talks

When it was announced that the government of Fiji would chair this year's climate talks in Bonn, Germany, expectations were high. As a small island, Fiji sees climate change as an existential threat. Expand Indigenous peoples demand their rights at climate negotiations in Marrakesh, Morocco, November 2016, © 2016 Katharina ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

New Saudi ambassador to Lebanon arrived in Beirut

Walid al-Yaaqoub, the new Saudi Arabian ambassador to Lebanon arrived Monday in Beirut and was welcomed at the Rafik Hariri International Airport by acting protocol director at the Lebanese Foreign Ministry Assaf Doumit and the ambassadors of Kuwait, the UAE, Egypt, Iraq, Oman, Tunisia, Morocco, Palestine, Algeria and ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Morocco food stampede leaves at least 15 dead

At least fifteen people have been killed in a Moroccan village after a stampede erupted as food aid was being distributed. Several women were caught beneath an iron barrier as hundreds scrambled to get hold of food.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

A stampede erupted while food aid was being distributed in a Moroccan village Sunday and at least 15 people died and 10 were injured, authorities said. The crush took place in Sidi Boulalam as a loca...

- The Hindu - IN

15 trampled to death, many injured in stampede for food aid in drought-stricken Morocco

There were several hundred people at the annual charitable distribution, but it's unclear what sparked the sudden stampede

- National Post - CA

15 Dead, 5 Hurt in Stampede for Food Aid in Morocco

A stampede in a southern Moroccan village left at least 15 people dead and five others injured Sunday as food aid was being distributed, the Interior Ministry said. The crush took place in Sidi Boulalam, in the province of Essaouira, as a local association was distributing food aid in a local weekly "souk," or market, the ...

- Voice of America - US

Food aid stampede turns deadly in Morocco

At least 15 people were killed and five injured Sunday in a crush as food aid was distributed near the coastal tourist town of Essaouira in western Morocco, officials said.

- France24 - FR

Morocco food stampede kills 15

The incident occurred as a charity aid was distributing aid in the town of Sidi Boulaalam.

- BBC - UK

Fifteen dead in food aid stampede in Morocco: Ministry

Fifteen people were killed and five more injured when a stampede broke out in a southwestern Moroccan town on Sunday as food aid was being distributed in a market, the Interior Ministry said.

- BDNews24 - BD

15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

A stampede erupted while food aid was being distributed in a Moroccan village Sunday and at least 15 people died and 10 were injured, authorities said.

- Stars and Stripes - US

At least 15 dead in stampede for food in Morocco, authorities say

Crush took place in Sidi Boulalam as a local association was handing out food at a local weekly "souk," or market on Sunday

- CBS NEWS - US

Morocco food aid stampede leaves 15 dead, five injured

At least 15 women were killed and five injured Sunday in a crush as food aid was distributed near the coastal tourist town of Essaouira in western Morocco, authorities and witnesses said.

- The Daily Star - LB

15 women crushed to death in rush for food aid

At least 15 women were killed and five injured Sunday in a crush as food aid was distributed near the coastal tourist town of Essaouira in western Morocco, authorities and witnesses said. The post 15 women crushed to death in rush for food aid appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Morocco Food Stampede Leaves 15 Dead and a Country Shaken

Morocco has generally fared better than other countries in the region, but poverty is high in rural areas like the town where the stampede took place.

- New York Times - US

15 trampled to death in stampede for flour in drought-stricken Morocco

"Even when there were people on the ground, people kept fighting for food,' one witness said of the desperate scene.

- Washington Post - US

15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

A stampede erupted while food aid was being distributed in a Moroccan village Sunday and at least 15 people died and 10 were injured, authorities said. The crush took place in Sidi Boulalam as a local association was handing out food at a local weekly "souk," or market, the Interior Ministry said...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

15 dead, 5 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

A stampede in a southern Moroccan village left at least 15 people dead on Sunday.

- Zee News - IN

15 dead, 5 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

Moroccan state TV channel 2M reports that at least 15 people have died and 5 others have been injured in a stampede as food aid was being distributed in a southern village. It said the stampede took place Sunday in the village of Sidi Boulalam, in the southern province of Essaouira. Distributions...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

At least 15 killed in Morocco food stampede

At least 15 people were killed during a stampede at a food distribution event in Morocco on Sunday.

- UPI - US

Morocco food stampede kills at least 15

At least 15 people were killed and five injured in a crush as food aid was distributed near the coastal tourist town of Essaouira in western Morocco, officials said.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Morocco: Fifteen women killed in food aid stampede

At least 15 women killed in a stampede in west Morocco while gathering to receive food aid.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Morocco food stampede kills 15 and wounds many

The incident occurred as a charity aid was distributing aid in the town of Sidi Boulaalam.

- BBC - UK

Fifteen dead in Morocco after stampede over food

Fifteen people have died and five more have been injured after a stampede broke out in the southwestern Moroccan town of Sidi Boulaalam, as food aid was being distributed in a market.

- RTE - IE

Morocco food aid stampede leaves at least 15 dead amid catastrophic drought

Stampede took place on Sunday in the village of Sidi Boulalam, in the southern province of Essaouira.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

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