Moroccan Teenager Admits Killing Two in Finland Knife Rampage

HELSINKI, Aug 22 (Reuters) – A teenage Moroccan asylum seeker admitted on Tuesday killing two people and wounding eight in a knife attack in the Finnish city of Turku, his lawyer said. In a closed-door court hearing, 18-year-old Abderrahman Mechkah confessed to carrying out Friday’s attack but did not admit to having terrorist motive, lawyer

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Morocco Expels Eight Europeans Supporting Western Sahara Prisoners

By Aziz El Yaakoubi RABAT, April 7 – Moroccan authorities have expelled eight European activists they said were in the country to undermine public order by supporting prisoners from Western Sahara protests in 2010, the interior ministry said on Thursday. A Moroccan military court jailed 24 Western Saharan activists accused of killing members of the

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Morocco Says it Has Arrested Belgian National Tied to Paris Attacks

RABAT, Jan 18 – Moroccan authorities have arrested a Belgian national of local origin directly linked to the attackers who carried out the Paris shootings and bombings in November that killed 130 people, the government said in a statement on Monday. The interior ministry gave only the suspect’s initials in Arabic and said he fought

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