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Stories with place: Morocco
  • Peugeot to invest $632 million in Morocco car factory 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 4:19 pm

    RABAT, Morocco - Morocco and French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen on Friday signed an accord to build a new factory aimed at producing up to 200,000 cars annually for the African and Middle East market.

  • Lorenzo wins 4th straight race at Catalonia GP, Rossi 2nd story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-15 10:11 am

    MONTMELO, Spain - Jorge Lorenzo won his fourth straight race in a Yamaha one-two finish with Valentino Rossi at the Catalonia Moto Grand Prix on Sunday, tightening the championship fight between the teammates.

  • Gibraltar soccer fans' bus crashes in south Spain, 1 dead 
    Updated: Jun-14-15 9:25 am

    MADRID - Officials say a bus carrying soccer fans of the Gibraltar national team has crashed into a van in southwest Spain, killing a man and injuring at least nine others.

  • UN presents Libyans with latest draft proposal for unity 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 6:14 pm

    SKHIRAT, Morocco - The U.N. representative to Libya reconvened delegations from Libya's rival governments on Monday to present the latest draft proposal for a unity government that is increasingly being presented as the war-torn country's last chance for stability.

  • 11 teenagers drown off Moroccan coast 
    Updated: Jun-07-15 12:58 pm

    RABAT, Morocco - Authorities say 11 teenagers have drowned in the Atlantic during a beach outing just south of the Moroccan capital after they were carried away by waves.

  • Western countries seek sanctions on 2 Libyans impeding peace 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 8:01 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The United States, Britain, France and Spain have asked the U.N. Security Council to impose sanctions on two Libyans undermining peace efforts to send a signal ahead of new talks on June 8 "that spoilers of the political process will not be tolerated."

  • Author Vendela Vida and the art of pretending 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 8:19 am

    NEW YORK - Answering questions in a Casablanca police station, hoping to retrieve a missing backpack, author Vendela Vida was overcome by her feelings of good fortune.

  • Morocco arrests, expels 2 French topless activists 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 2:48 pm

    RABAT, Morocco - Moroccan authorities on Tuesday arrested and then expelled two French activists for appearing topless at a historic site in the capital protesting the treatment of gays.