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Kenya's Risper Gesabwa pulls away late to claim women's title at 2014 Crescent City Classic

Kenyan Risper Gesabwa crosses the City Park finish line in 31:42.11 (5:07 pace, during the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10K road race Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Emirates News Agency

Moroccan government endorses law on Sheikh Zayed and Sheikh Khalifa hospitals

Rabat, 18th April 2014 - The Government of Morocco has ratified a law pertaining to two projects to build the Sheikh Zayed Hospital in Rabat and the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Hospital in Casablanca.

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Emirates News Agency

Chief of Staff discusses military cooperation with Moroccan Inspector ...

WAM RABAT, April 18th 2014 -- Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of U.A.E. Armed Forces, yesterday met with General Abdelaziz Bennani, Inspector General of the Royal Armed Forces of Morocco, during an official visit to Rabat.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Star Online

No U.N. rights monitoring in U.S. draft on Western Sahara mission

The United States on Thursday prepared a draft resolution that would renew the U.N. mission in the disputed territory of Western Sahara, but it did not ask for sustained U.N. human rights monitoring as demanded by rights advocates, diplomats said.

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Payvand News of Iran

H.E. Ambassador Farhad Sepahbody, Iranian Diplomat, dies at 85 in Sedona, Arizona.

H.E. Ambassador Farhad Sepahbody, a distinguished career diplomat during the reign of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, died in exile at his home in Sedona, Arizona, on Sunday, 6 April 2014.

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IcNorthWales

Robert Bill: Serial paedophile jailed for abducting three six-year-old girls

He had been jailed for attempting to abduct a girl in Holywell, now the former teacher is behind bars in Morocco Robert Bill, 59, a former teacher and playground designer from St Asaph was found guilty of kidnapping and attempted rape by a court in Tetouan.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

I-Newswire.com

Maroc Export Showcased Opportunities in Moroccan Marketplace at 2014...

At the Seafood Expo North America 2014, Maroc Export in collaboration with the Moroccan National Federation and the Moroccan Fisheries Office , presented 13 fisheries from Morocco in an effort to promote the important benefits of the products from this region and to boost the exchanges in the frame of the free trade agreement and the Halieutis ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Paedophile British teacher jailed for 20 years in Morocco after...

When two tribes go to war: Incredible moment legion of hippos turn and flee after epic stand-off with more than 100 river crocs Revealed: Klansman 'shooter' at Kansas Jewish centers is PEN PAL of white supremacist who planted bomb at 2011 Spokane MLK parade Shocking video shows large meeting of al-Qaeda leaders promising to 'remove America': US ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Nation

PM appoints Dr Mukhtar as HEC chief

After a long wait of over seven months and much wrangling over appointment procedure, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday appointed Dr Mukhtar Ahmed as the Higher Education Commission chief.

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BBC News

Paedophile is jailed for 20 years

A man has been jailed for 20 years in Morocco for kidnapping and attempting to rape three girls, it is reported.

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The Daily Star

NGOs condemn Morocco 'silence' over migrant crisis warning

RABAT: Activists condemned Tuesday Morocco's "total silence" over warnings about the plight of sub-Saharan migrants, accusing security forces of "barbaric acts" that contradicted the country's new migration policy.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Morocco: Tangiers-Tetouan Region - HM the King Launches Construction...

HM King Mohammed VI launched this Friday construction of the Kharroub dam, expected to cost 1.6 billion MAD, to consolidate drinking and industrial water supply in the Tangiers-Tetouan region.

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The Hill

Kerry's-and Congress's-valued partner in Morocco

Earlier this month, Secretary of State John Kerry concluded his whirlwind tour through Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa in Morocco, to co-chair the second US-Morocco Strategic Dialogue.

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ThinkProgress

Hundreds Of Moroccan Women Take To The Streets To Demand Gender Equality

About 800 Moroccan protesters, most of whom were women, flooded the streets of the capital city on Sunday to demand their government implement a portion of the constitution that guarantees gender equality.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

India Talkies

Morocco dismantles Syria-related terrorist cell - Indiatalkies.com

Rabat, April 13: Moroccan police announced Saturday that it has recently dismantled a terrorist cell that recruits Moroccan combatants for Syria, local media reported.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Popsugar.com

Who Is Khloe Kardashian's Rumored Rapper Boyfriend?

KhloA© Kardashian may have a new boyfriend, NYC-based rapper French Montana.

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Ghanamma.com

Flying Eagles and Their Moroccan Counterparts Share the Spoils

Morocco forced Nigeria's Under-20 men's football team, the Flying Eagles, to a 2-all draw in a friendly at the National Sports Centre in Rabat on Wednesday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Star

Work to begin on Casablanca port project

DUBAI: Wessal Capital, a Moroccan fund backed by oil-rich Gulf Arab countries, expects construction on a 530 million euro project to develop Casablanca's port area to begin in about 18 months.

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Reuters

U.N. renews call for human rights monitoring in Western Sahara

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday renewed his appeals for sustained human rights monitoring in the disputed territory of northern Africa's Western Sahara and warned against unfair exploitation of the region's natural resources.

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Baltimore Jewish Times

Kerry Warns - It's Reality Check Time'

Secretary of State John Kerry has made 11 trips to the Middle East since July to facilitate Israeli-Arab peace talks.

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