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  1. Amnesty International says Morocco 'getting away with torture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Amnesty International urged Morocco on Tuesday to stamp out torture, including the use of mock drownings and sexual violence, in a report that cited 173 alleged cases over a four-year period. Morocco's King Mohammed VI leaves the Elysee Palace in Paris after a meeting with French President Francois Hollande, February 9, 2015.

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  2. 28 lads get the chop in British equine geld-festRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Horsetalk

    A team of British veterinarians gelded 28 colts and stallions in a single day in a pilot project organised by the British Horse Society earlier this month. Another 45 horses were microchipped over the course of the day, as well as having passports issued.

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  3. Marrakech opening in 2015 to expand Movenpick Hotels & Resorts' Morocco portfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Hospitality Net

    Linked to a major congress centre and close to the historic centre, the five-star hotel with 501 rooms will attract both MICE and leisure business. Movenpick Hotels & Resorts is set to further boost its brand presence in Africa with the announcement of a third property in Morocco.

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  4. that Assumes She had a Soul to Begin with: Politico...Read the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Instapundit

    It's certainly true that the Clintons have had a long-and lucrative-relationship with Morocco. Moroccan King Mohammed VI, who was traveling abroad during last week's CGI meeting in Marrakech, nonetheless loaned one of his palaces to Bill and Chelsea Clinton to stay in during the meeting, according to attendees.

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  5. Ethically troubled Clinton Foundation donor received $92m in Ex-Im financingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Washington Examiner

    "All the tainted money that Morocco has gathered from taking away our rights," said a former mine worker at Morocco's state-owned phosphate company, "has been used to bribe the Clinton Foundation and the international community." OCP is the mining company, and it's been criticized for "serious human rights violations."

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  6. BEVA Trust Veterinarians Support Horse Charity ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Horse

    The British Equine Veterinary Association Trust joined up with the British Horse Society and the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad this month to pilot two separate projects to help horse welfare in the United Kingdom and abroad. Seven veterinary volunteers assisted with a U.K.-based equine castration and microchipping day organized by the BHS while in Morocco two volunteers provided valuable teaching support for SPANA's veterinary teams.

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  7. Moroccan rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NewsReview.com

    REVIEW: Rick's Cafe American shows Thurs.-Sat., 7:30 p.m., through May 23, at the Blue Room. Tickets: $15-$18 Blue Room Theatre 895-3749 www.blueroomtheatre.com Of all the gin joints in all the world's theatrical bars, there is none so iconic as Rick's Caf Amricain, the main setting of the classic 1942 Bogart and Bergman film, Casablanca .

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  8. Ethiopian and Moroccan Foreign Ministers speak to journalists - Tuesday, 12 May 2015 13:54Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Walta Information Centre

    Foreign Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom of Ethiopia and Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar of the Kingdom of Morocco spoke to journalists on Monday following bilateral discussions Rabat. Dr. Tedros, noting that both countries had a lot in common, said that the bilateral discussions with his Moroccan counterpart had been productive in moving their links forward to a higher level.

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  9. Ethiopia to open an Embassy in Morocco - Tuesday, 12 May 2015 06:27Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom said that opening an Embassy in Morocco will step aims to "strengthen bilateral relations and strengthen the partnership" between Morocco and Ethiopia. He recalled that the two countries have signed several agreements in the fields of agriculture, education, health and services as well as a memorandum of understanding establishing a joint ministerial commission.

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  10. Surprise snowfall makes for a memorable Moroccan journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Canada.com

    "So, I have a funny story for you," I said, peering out our hotel room window, trying to rub some feeling back into my hands. "What?" came the muffled retort from a cocoon of blankets - arranged in a warmth-maximizing configuration we'd dubbed a "bed burrito."

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  11. Surprise snowfall makes for a memorable journey in the Moroccan desertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    "So, I have a funny story for you," I said, peering out our hotel room window, trying to rub some feeling back into my hands. "What?" came the muffled retort from a cocoon of blankets - arranged in a warmth-maximizing configuration we'd dubbed a "bed burrito."

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  12. Exotically exciting Essaouira proves there's more to Morocco than MarrakechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Mirror.co.uk

    Even high on the roof terrace of the Riad Al Madina, the smell of leather from the narrow streets of the souks below is heady, curling up in tendrils on the hot evening air. Carpenters with gleaming thuja wood boxes in every shape and size, stare trance-like into the middle distance until they catch casual glances and convince lingerers to drink in the sweet tang of the wood.

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  13. Hyatt Place Hotel Opens in Taghazout, MoroccoRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Business Wire

    The opening of the 152-room hotel, located 10 miles north of the Moroccan coastal town of Agadir, marks a significant milestone for the Hyatt Place brand as it continues to expand outside the United States. Over the past 18 months, the brand has welcomed Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport and Hyatt Place Pune/Hinjewadi its portfolio, and the London-based Hyatt Place Heathrow/Hayes is set to open later this year.

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  14. Movenpick Hotel & Palais Des Congres, Marrakech to Soft Open in Q4 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Hotel News Resource

    Owned by Kuwait's Al Ajial Asset Fund, the 501-room five-star property will complete an extensive renovation and expansion programme, costing approximately US$69 million, before reopening under the Movenpick Hotels & Resorts brand. Mvenpick Hotels & Resorts is set to further increase its brand presence in Africa with the announcement of a third property in Morocco.

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  15. Clinton Foundation Taking Money From Accused Rights ViolatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | ABC News

    The Moroccan government-owned mining company OCP operates in disputed international territory in a remote part of the Saharan Desert and the firm has been criticized for removing the resources without adequately compensating the impoverished people who live there. "Any time the human rights of a population are systematically suppressed in this type of way it's a serious concern, and I think it's worthy of attention," said David McKean, who has studied the issue for the RFK center.

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  16. Marrakech opening in 2015 to expand M venpick Hotels & Resorts' Morocco portfolioRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Hotel Interactive

    Movenpick Hotels & Resorts is set to further boost its brand presence in Africa with the announcement of a third property in Morocco. Movenpick Hotel & Palais Des Congres, Marrakech will soft open in Q4 2015.

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  17. Theresa went into a hospital in Morocco broken foot and left with a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Halstead Gazette

    Lying in bed with a broken foot, in a dirty hospital with no running water, where no one spoke English, was not howTheresa Barham envisaged her holiday inMorocco. What started out as a foot injury escalated to a serious infection and two blot clots due to poor care, and Theresa had to be rushed to Southend Hospital on her return to the UK.

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  18. Marrakech Opening in 2015 to Expand Movenpick Hotels & Resorts' Morocco portfolio.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | PRWeb

    Linked to a major congress centre and close to the historic centre, the five-star hotel with 501 rooms will attract both MICE and leisure business. Marrakech has long been the 'poster child' for the country, with tourists attracted by its rich history, stunning old town and proximity to Western Europe.

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  19. Restaurant Review: Downtown Sarasota's MoZaicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Sarasota Magazine

    MoZaic offers a consistently fine and imaginative eating experience and has done so since chef/co-proprietor Dylan Elhajoui opened the two-story restaurant on lower Main Street more than a decade ago. He's kept standards high, his menu fresh, and his selections adventurous without veering too far afield from his culinary roots, which are based in Morocco and France.

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  20. Abercrombie & Kent, NetJets Partner in Luxury Travel DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Travel World News

    Luxury travel innovator Abercrombie & Kent and fractional jet leader NetJets Inc. announced a marketing alliance that brings together these two brands in an effort to seamlessly deliver custom made travel experiences to NetJets customers. "This is about two best in class companies coming together to create and deliver exclusive experiences," explains Geoffrey Kent, founder, chairman and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent.

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