More than 30 people, mostly schoolchildren returning from a sports meet, were killed Friday in Morocco when their bus caught fire.
Two Kazakhstani crews racing in Africa Eco Race-2015 have manage to stay in the Top-5 after the fifth stage of the rally.
At least eight people were killed and 24 were missing as heavy storms lashed southern Morocco, causing flash floods.
At least four people including a 10-year-old child died and 55 others were injured when three residential buildings collapsed in Casablanca, Morocco's largest city, the authorities said.
Morocco has raised one billion euros ($0.7 billion) on the international market in a 10-year bond at 3.5 percent, Finance Minister Mohamed Boussaid said.
About 400 migrants stormed across a towering, triple-layer border fence from Morocco into the tiny Spanish territory of Melilla on Wednesday, one of the biggest crossings in nearly a decade, an official said.
A Moroccan court has jailed six men for up to three years on various charges including "homosexuality", a rights group told AFP.
Senate Speaker Kassym-Jomart Tokayev meet Morocco delagation to discuss prospects of cooperation between Kazakhstan and Morocco.
Algerian security forces have seized more than eight tonnes of cannabis in the port city of Oran, smuggled from neighbouring Morocco, and arrested six traffickers, the police said.
Morocco Tuesday jailed a British man, previously convicted of child sex offences, for 20 years for kidnapping and attempting to rape three young girls, a rights activist at the trial said.
Ouarzazate in southern Morocco was once dubbed the "Mecca" of the film industry for its studio facilities and the stark beauty of its locations, with many Hollywood blockbusters shot there.
Kazakh mixed martial arts fighter Shakhmaral Dzhetpisov has KOed Jeff Monson.
Morocco on Friday threatened to expel some Syrian refugees it accused of "causing disruption to mosques and the faithful" in several towns, after a first warning earlier this month.
Sorcery, plate-smashing and animal sacrifice are not often associated with Sufi festivals, but they all feature at a popular annual pilgrimage to a Moroccan shrine linked to the "queen of the genies".
Kazakhstan's racers have finished the Sonangol African Eco Race 2014 marathon rally race in Senegal.
Kazakhstan's crew of pilot Kanat Shagirov and navigator Alexandr Moroz finished the 5th stage of Africa Eco Race 2014 in the 4th place.
Kazakhstan’s Mobilex Racing Team have successfully passed the technical and administrative checks before the start of Africa Eco Race 2014
A long-awaited law to combat violence against women is currently under study in Morocco, but the Islamist-led government has had to revise its proposals after sharp criticism from rights groups.
President Barack Obama praised the "leadership" of Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Friday after holding wide-ranging talks with the North African monarch for the first time at the White House.
Morocco has unveiled details of an "exceptional operation" to give official papers to some of its 25,000-40,000 illegal immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa, many of whom hope to reach Europe.
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