Morocco asks to rejoin the African Union after 32 years

More than three decades after leaving in row over membership of Western Sahara, Morocco wants to return to bloc.

Western Sahara

Polisario Front leader Mohamed Abdelaziz dies

Mohamed Abdelaziz, secretary general of movement fighting for independence of Western Sahara, dies after long illness.


UN demands restoration of mission in Western Sahara

Morocco said it would study the resolution, but refused to comment on restoration of full civilian staffing levels.