• 2000
  • Eight great extinct species The last huge die-off for great whales - including all baleen whales and sometimes the sperm whale - took place in the Eastern Pacific from 1999 to 2000. (nbcnews.com)
  • His fourth-place finish at a Satellite in Croatia in April/May and third place at a Satellite in Portugal in October/November provided him with 36 of the 45 ATP singles ranking points he earned in 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • U.S. companies that build production facilities in Morocco today will have an added advantage of exporting industrial products duty-free to Europe by way of the Moroccan-E.U. Association Agreement signed in 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moroccan
  • As of 2003, Morocco exported approximately 2.9% of its total exports to the U.S., while it imported approximately 4.1% of its total imports from the U.S.. These numbers show that U.S. trade with Morocco is almost nil when compared with Moroccan trade with the U.S. Therefore, the USMFTA will potentially have a much larger effect on the Moroccan government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the U.S., for the most part, has these mechanisms already in place, the bulk of the updating and reforming will be done by the Moroccan government. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, just prior to the agreement (signed in 2004), a news release by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced major revisions in Moroccan labor laws spurred by the proposed signing of the agreement. (wikipedia.org)
  • A top-ranking Moroccan police officer stated that most of the children taken to Morocco were children who were involved in custody disputes, between a Moroccan and a non-Moroccan parent. (blogspot.nl)
  • The Moroccan news site Afriquinfos claimed she "denounced the kingdom [of Morocco]. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prior to the ePrix, Formula One had visited Morocco in 1958 for the Moroccan Grand Prix at the Ain-Diab Circuit in Casablanca and the country has held WTCC races since 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rabat
  • Rabat, the capital of Morocco and its second-biggest city, has always looked somewhat dwarfed in the shadows of too famous Casablanca and too stunning Marrakech. (novinite.com)
  • mawāzīn, meaning "rhythms") is a music festival held annually in Rabat, Morocco, featuring many international and local music artists. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mawazine is one of several events which are intended to promote an image of Morocco as a tolerant nation, and a post on the event's website declares that the goal of the festival is to promote Rabat as a city open to the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Africa
  • Maude Cary (1878-1967) was a Christian American missionary to North Africa, specifically Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because Gospel Missionary Union was training teams to go to Morocco, "in addition to her language study in Arabic, she was studying the language of the Berbers, an ancient tribe that inhabited the area long before the Arabs moved across North Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco joins Israel and Jordan as the third nation state in North Africa/Middle East to sign a free trade agreement with the U.S. This agreement was a positive move towards President Bush's Middle East Free Trade Initiative set forth in May 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • site
  • News site Badil was repeatedly targeted on spurious charges of defaming public officials and publishing false information. (freedomhouse.org)
  • El Mehdaoui, its editor, was given a four-month suspended sentence and ordered to pay a hefty fine in June of last year, while in August a court ordered the news site to be shut down for three months, subject to an appeal (see Prosecutions and Detentions for Online Activities ). (freedomhouse.org)
  • In June 2015, a court ordered the news site Goud to pay over US$ 51,000 in damages to the king's private secretary over an article deemed defamatory. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The heavy fine may bankrupt the independent news site (see Prosecutions and Detentions for Online Activities ). (freedomhouse.org)
  • Hamid El Mehdaoui, editor of Badil , was involved in three separate court cases for his site's investigative reporting, while the news site Goud was ordered to pay over US$ 51,000 for an article on the king's private secretary. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Teams
  • After that the pool B was cancelled due the withdraw of three of four teams participating, the final stage was not played after that Morocco renounced to host the final. (wikipedia.org)
  • next
  • For the next fifty years of her life Maude Cary would minister to the rich and poor Muslims within Morocco attempting to bring them the Gospel message her school and parents had taught her. (wikipedia.org)
  • We as a federation are working tirelessly to ensure that the Eagles are prepared for the encounter, which takes place on the 6th of next month. (vanguardngr.com)
  • French
  • In the absence of a court and the pure impossibility of the parties being served n time to appear and enter a response, it seems that an adjournment of the case will be the most likely outcome," Gambian legal expert Aziz Bensouda told French news agency AFP. (allafrica.com)
  • The shorter, which begins and ends the book, is specifically set in 1910-1912 and tells of the last uprising of the desert tribes against the French protectorate of Morocco, mostly as observed by a small boy, Nour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Born from the alliance between Wana and the French company "Phone Systems & Network" in 2007, Bladiphone offers a communication service between France and Morocco through VoiP technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • story
  • The neighborhood started changing after World War II, and eventually Perona moved El Morocco to a four-story townhouse at 307 East 54th Street, on the north side of the street near the corner of Second Avenue, in 1960. (wikipedia.org)
  • The story takes place in the State of Israel in the 1990s, before the 1982 Lebanon War. (wikipedia.org)
  • As in Poisson d'or (1997), the story of a young girl's odyssey from Morocco to Los Angeles, Le Clezio's imaginative empathy is put to good effect. (wikipedia.org)
  • eventually
  • A difficult start made Maude question her efffectivness in Morocco but she trusted that there would eventually be conversions from Islam to Christianity and stayed until she was too ill to serve. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even when they eventually reached Morocco, in spite of reported sightings there, which were thought to have been interesting, the McCanns never went to investigate the relevant areas for themselves. (blogspot.nl)
  • Minister
  • Mustafa Ramid, State Minister in charge of Human Rights of Morocco, said Morocco appreciated the interest given to all institutional reforms during the review, which it had pursued by amending the constitution. (unog.ch)
  • She was engaged to a missionary in Morocco, George Reed, although he had second thoughts and unofficially called off the engagement by moving to minister to a different tribe and never spoke to Maude again. (wikipedia.org)
  • Country
  • Her hard work in Morocco may not have produced many conversions during her stay there, but there were a few conversions which were seen as a success, and continued the Christian influence within the country long after her life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco is depicted as a wild country, full of magic and decadence, sex and submission to the monarchic dictatorship. (wikipedia.org)
  • In relation to the huge U.S. economy, the free trade agreement is expected to have a positive, but small overall effect on the U.S. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has said that the agreement with Morocco is the "best market access package to date of any U.S. free trade agreement signed with a developing country. (wikipedia.org)
  • agency
  • Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. (novinite.com)
  • finish
  • Buemi's teammate Nico Prost moved from fourth to third, while Rosenqvist's strong finish enabled him to move into fourth place, and Bird rounded out the top five. (wikipedia.org)
  • Time
  • The circumstances of time and place change, but the underlying economic reality is identical. (blogspot.com)
  • business
  • As of November 2006, 92 U.S. companies, 12 franchises, 9 liaison offices, and 22 NGO's schools, and USAID contractors have opened for business in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Brand had the best rating according to the criteria set by the ARNT (Coverage commitment, quality of service and business plan for the deployment of high and very high speed broadband in Morocco). (wikipedia.org)
  • Among
  • As of 2005, in terms of U.S. dollars, Morocco was ranked 89th among U.S. trading importers and 79th among U.S. exporters. (wikipedia.org)
  • press
  • For example, while websites are rarely blocked, problematic press and antiterrorism laws place heavy burdens on intermediaries and allow for the shutting down of news sites. (freedomhouse.org)
  • made
  • And The Economist said, "While big hurricanes like Katrina destroy wealth, they often have a net positive effect on GDP growth, as the temporary downturn immediately after the storm is more than made up for by the burst of economic activity that takes place when the rebuilding begins. (blogspot.com)
  • people
  • In Morocco there is not the necessary infrastructure to support and accommodate the needs of people with disabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Service
  • This EIN News monitoring service identifies just published news about Congo-Kinshasa Prostate Cancer from thousands of sources for journalists and industry professionals. (einnews.com)
  • review
  • The Human Rights Council in a midday meeting adopted the outcomes of the Universal Periodic Review of Morocco, Indonesia and Finland. (unog.ch)
  • The Council then adopted the outcome of the Universal Periodic Review of Morocco. (unog.ch)
  • team
  • Early in the fall of 1901 another party was organized to join the missionary team struggling to gain a foothold in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • In the ensuing discussion, speakers commended Morocco for its commitment to human rights, with several singling out the country's success in reducing unemployment as a positive sign. (unog.ch)
  • charge
  • Through the difficult start and her illness, Maude Cary became a Christian leader within Morocco for the Gospel Mission Union in charge of translation and Bible schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reports
  • AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals , representing a diversity of positions on every topic. (allafrica.com)
  • domestic
  • Further, if U.S. companies decide to open plants in Morocco, this will create job opportunities and boost domestic employment. (wikipedia.org)