(LOR) Russian agricultural watchdog concerned by re-exports from Belarus

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on (LOR) Russian agricultural watchdog concerned by re-exports from Belarus 

MOSCOW, Nov. 10 — Russian agricultural watchdog agency Rosselkhoznadzor has expressed concern over the supplies of foodstuffs from the territory of Belarus that are untypical of that country, a report on Tuesday said.

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Morocco, France focus on economy, counter-terrorism in bilateral talks

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Morocco, France focus on economy, counter-terrorism in bilateral talks 

RABAT, Sept. 20 — Economy, counter-terrorism and climate change were the focus of talks between Morocco's King Mohammed VI and French President François Hollande, who is on two-day visit to the kingdom on Saturday.

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UN envoy resumes talks with GNC in Morocco to settle Libya's war

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN envoy resumes talks with GNC in Morocco to settle Libya's war 

RABAT, Sept. 20 — Head of the UN Support Mission to Libya (UNSMIL) Bernardino Leon resumed Saturday his talks with General National Congress (GNC) in the Moroccan city of Skhirat after five days' pause.

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Morocco closes airspace and bans Libyan airlines from flying over territory

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Morocco closes airspace and bans Libyan airlines from flying over territory 

RABAT, Feb. 17 — Morocco decided to close airspace and ban Libyan airlines temporarily from flying over its territory, and ordered its national carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) to stop serving Libyan cities as of Monday, said a joint statement of the Moroccan Ministry of Interior and Transport.

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Morocco offers condolences to Saudi on death of King

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Morocco offers condolences to Saudi on death of King 

RABAT, Jan. 25 — Moroccan king's brother and special envoy Prince Rachid traveled to Riyadh on Saturday to offer condolences on the death of king Abdullah who passed away on Friday.

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2 OFWs in Cebu released after 21-day mandatory Ebola quarantine

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2 OFWs in Cebu released after 21-day mandatory Ebola quarantine 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 6 — The two overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Central Visayas who worked as accountants in Liberia were released on Monday after complying the 21-day mandatory quarantine and after they were certified Ebola-free.

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Rainfall causes houses to collapse in Morocco, 4 killed

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Rainfall causes houses to collapse in Morocco, 4 killed 

RABAT, Dec 16 — Four people were killed in Morocco after their homes collapsed due to heavy rainfall, local news agency MAP reported on Monday.

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Iran beats UAE in beach soccer

November 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on Iran beats UAE in beach soccer 

TEHRAN, Nov. 6 — Iran's national beach soccer team defeated United Arab Emirates 2-1 in Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup on Wednesday.

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FIFA bans Iran from playing friendly game against Zimbabwe

November 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on FIFA bans Iran from playing friendly game against Zimbabwe 

TEHRAN, Nov. 6 — FIFA has announced that Iran's national football team cannot play a friendly against Zimbabwe on Nov.12, an official with Iran Football Federation Omid Jamali said Wednesday.

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FIFA eases Ebola fears for Club World Cup

October 29, 2014 by · Comments Off on FIFA eases Ebola fears for Club World Cup 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 29 — World football governing body FIFA has moved to allay fears the Club World Cup could be shifted from Morocco due to the Ebola epidemic.

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