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Morocco gives approval for emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine
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Morocco gives approval for emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine

The approval comes as preparations for Morocco’s vaccine rollout have reached “advanced stages,” the Health Ministry said.

Egypt's Berber speakers cling to language in isolated oasis, confident dialect will survive Arabic dominance
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Egypt's Berber speakers cling to language in isolated oasis, confident dialect will survive Arabic dominance

The UN has classified Siwi, the easternmost dialect of the Tamazight language spoken across North Africa as far as Morocco, as "endangered"

Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad tests positve for COVID-19
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Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad tests positve for COVID-19

A CAF press release said Ahmad, who had been in Morocco for the Confederation Cup final on Sunday, had arrived in Cairo on Wednesday and started to present mild flu symptoms. He underwent a test on Thursday which came back positive on Friday.

Italy records highest coronavirus toll in one day with 627 deaths; 'you are not invincible', WHO tells youth
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Italy records highest coronavirus toll in one day with 627 deaths; 'you are not invincible', WHO tells youth

The US warned Americans to avoid all international travel and told citizens abroad to return now or face an 'indefinite' absence as coronavirus pandemic toll surpassed 10,000 people worldwide on Friday

Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming
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Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming

Crowds of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change, heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg.

Europe-bound boat carrying migrants capsizes off Libya coast, 65 rescued; UN says 40 migrants presumed drowned
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Europe-bound boat carrying migrants capsizes off Libya coast, 65 rescued; UN says 40 migrants presumed drowned

A boat carrying dozens of migrants bound for Europe capsized on Tuesday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, with at least 40 people missing and presumed drowned, UN officials said.

Day after Rajya Sabha passes Triple Talaq bill, woman attempts suicide after husband pronunces divorce verbally in Ahmedabad
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Day after Rajya Sabha passes Triple Talaq bill, woman attempts suicide after husband pronunces divorce verbally in Ahmedabad

A woman in Gujarat's Ahmedabad attempted to commit suicide on Wednesday after her husband divorced her by pronouncing triple talaq. This comes a day after Rajya Sabha passed the Triple Talaq bill.

Court of Arbitration for Sport to rule on the annulled African Champions League final, decide on means to resolve dispute
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Court of Arbitration for Sport to rule on the annulled African Champions League final, decide on means to resolve dispute

The Court of Arbitration for Sport will arrive at a verdict this month on the annulled match between Esperance of Tunisia and Wydad Casablanca of Morocco

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: As quarter-finals approach, Senegal and Algeria favourites to meet in title clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: As quarter-finals approach, Senegal and Algeria favourites to meet in title clash

While Senegal have a relatively easy course to the finals, Algeria must beat Ivory Coast before they meet the winner of South Africa vs Nigeria

African Cup of Nations 2019: Hakim Ziyech's missed penalty in stoppage time proves costly as Benin stun Morocco to reach quarter-finals
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African Cup of Nations 2019: Hakim Ziyech's missed penalty in stoppage time proves costly as Benin stun Morocco to reach quarter-finals

Hakim Ziyech's missed stoppage-time spot-kick proved extremely costly as 10-man Benin stunned Africa Cup of Nations title contenders Morocco in a penalty shootout on Friday to reach the quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw in Cairo.

'2-finger virginity test' to be erased from Maharashtra syllabus: Practice still prevalent in UK, Canada, Indonesia and Afghanistan
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'2-finger virginity test' to be erased from Maharashtra syllabus: Practice still prevalent in UK, Canada, Indonesia and Afghanistan

However, the practice is not just limited to India, many other countries in the world including developed nations like the United Kingdom (UK) continue to see the prevalence of this ritual, which violates human rights and is a direct attack on the sexual-autonomy of a woman.

Morocco repatriates eight alleged Islamic State jihadists from Syria, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces confirms transfer
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Morocco repatriates eight alleged Islamic State jihadists from Syria, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces confirms transfer

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, which is spearheading a final offensive against the Islamic State group's last redoubt, confirmed its involvement in the transfer.

India to sign MoU on counter-terrorism cooperation, other fields with Morocco, says Sushma Swaraj
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India to sign MoU on counter-terrorism cooperation, other fields with Morocco, says Sushma Swaraj

Just days after the deadly Pulwama terror attack, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in Morocco on Sunday, said India will seek to consolidate its partnership with the North African country in several areas, including counter-terrorism.

Venezuelan student alleges sexual harassment by bosses during internship with Maharashtra real estate firm
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Venezuelan student alleges sexual harassment by bosses during internship with Maharashtra real estate firm

A Venezuelan architecture student has alleged sexual harassment by her bosses during her internship with a real estate firm, having projects in Pune and Mumbai.

Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Mohamed Salah scores last-minute winner to guide Egypt past Tunisia; Morocco beat Cameroon
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Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Mohamed Salah scores last-minute winner to guide Egypt past Tunisia; Morocco beat Cameroon

Mohamed Salah scored in the final minute to give Egypt a 3-2 home victory over Tunisia on Friday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between two countries who have already qualified.

Spanish emergency services rescue almost 500 migrants from Mediterranean Sea in a single day
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Spanish emergency services rescue almost 500 migrants from Mediterranean Sea in a single day

According to the International Organisation for Migration, 18,653 migrants reached Spanish shores between the beginning of the year and 18 July.

Ministers of 28 European countries to hold talks in Austria today to discuss common plan to stem arrival of migrants
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Ministers of 28 European countries to hold talks in Austria today to discuss common plan to stem arrival of migrants

Interior ministers of 28 European countries will hold discussions in Austria regarding the stemming of inflow of migrants in the continent

FIFA World Cup 2018: Morocco midfielder Amine Harit involved in fatal road accident
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Morocco midfielder Amine Harit involved in fatal road accident

Morocco's 21-year-old World Cup midfielder Amine Harit was involved in a road accident in which a pedestrian was killed, the Moroccan football federation and local police said on Saturday.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sergio Ramos says Spain need to make deep reflections on multiple errors committed against Morocco
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Sergio Ramos says Spain need to make deep reflections on multiple errors committed against Morocco

Spain, who still appear to be paying a price for sacking coach Julen Lopetegui on the eve of the tournament, twice went behind to the already-eliminated North African side, with Ramos chief among the culprits in conceding both goals.

EU Summit to focus on reducing Mediterranean immigration, creating disembarkation centres
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EU Summit to focus on reducing Mediterranean immigration, creating disembarkation centres

EU leaders meeting over migration this week will agree to tighten their borders and look at creating “disembarkation” centres outside their territory