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By Tom Pfeiffer RABAT (Reuters) - Abdennaceur Bnouhachem's work as a left-wing student activist came to an abrupt end on April 13, 1976 when plainclothed security officers cornered him in the street and bundled him into an unmarked van.
By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Uneasy about their Mafia past and especially Hollywood's portrayals of it, Italian filmmakers have knocked down their own taboos in style with "Romanzo Criminale" that drew cheers at the Berlin Film Festival on Wednesday.
By Lamine Ghanmi RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco's King Mohammed, under pressure from human rights groups to apologize for more than four decades of past repression by the state, offered on Friday his sympathy for the victims.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).