- Morocco's unions unite to protest gov't austerity Updated: Apr-06-14 8:11 am
- Kerry: It's 'reality check' time for Mideast talks Updated: Apr-04-14 8:39 pm
CASABLANCA, Morocco - Thousands of workers, teachers and civil servants marched through downtown Casablanca on Sunday to protest austerity plans put in place by the Moroccan government to control runaway spending.
WASHINGTON - With Mideast peace talks on the verge of collapse, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared Friday that "it's reality check time" on whether an agreement can be reached anytime soon after decades of bitterness between Israeli and Palestinian leaders. The U.S. will re-evaluate its role as mediator, he said.