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Morocco's King Mohammed urges government to improve social services

King Mohammed VI celebrated 19 years on the Moroccan throne on Sunday. As per tradition, he delivered a speech for television and radio. In that speech he stressed that the social issues in the country need and deserve a better approach. In the speech, His Majesty spoke at length about the failing social services for his people. He urged the government to take “emergency measures&#8221…
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Vladimir Putin presents the mantle of the World Cup to the Emir of Qatar ready for 2022

The meeting between President Trump was not the only meeting with a world leader Vladimir Putin had this week. After presiding over the FIFA World Cup in Russia, which I think was a lot more successful than some had feared beforehand, President Putin met with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to hand over the mantle of World Cup host in the presence of FIFA chief Gianni Infantino.
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Emperor Akihito cancels duties due to diagnosis of cerebral anaemia

Japanese Emperor Akihito has cancelled his public duties after he was diagnosed with dizziness and cerebral anaemia, the Imperial Household Agency announced today. Cerebral anaemia is a condition which causes insufficient blood flow to the brain. Earlier this morning, the Emperor felt sick and experienced hot flashes, prompting the Empress to contact a palace doctor. He has not been admitted to…
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Who is Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco?

Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco, nee Salma Bennani, was born in Fes, Morocco, on 10 May 1978. Her parents were El Haj Abdelhamid Bennani (a schoolteacher) and Naïma Bensouda, and she has a sister,Meryem Bennani. Born into a middle-class family, at the age of three, Salma lost her mother in 1981 and from that moment on, they were raised by her grandmother,Hajja Fatma Abdellaoui…
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