Casablanca

  • Raja score late to beat Auckland at Club World Cup December 12, 2013

    Agadir, (Morocco): Raja Casablanca scored late into stoppage time to beat Auckland City 21 in the opening match of the annual Club World Cup in Morocco on Wednesday. Abdelilah Hafidi tapped home the winner in the 2nd minute of added time to ensure the host club a winning start at the...
  • Roger Ebert: Excerpts of his 10 memorable reviews April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Roger Ebert reviewed thousands of films over the years, influencing moviegoers across the country with his uncomplicated, yet intelligent reviews that were breezy and often quotable. Along with fellow film critic Gene Siskel, Ebert, who died on Thursday at the age of 70, created and made famous the...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio buys the piano used in 'Casablanca' December 17, 2012

    New York: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio is the coowner of the piano used in the classic movie 'Casablanca' after he teamed up with a billionaire friend to buy the memorable item. The instrument was used by actor Dooley Wilson in the 1942 movie as he performed on the famous song...
  • 'Casablanca' piano sold for more than USD 600,000 December 16, 2012

    New York: The piano used for the song 'As Times Goes By' in the classic 1942 film 'Casablanca' has fetched more than USD 600,000 at auction. The 58key upright was sold to an unidentified buyer for USD 602,500 at Sotheby's here, reported Huffington Post. Its presale estimate was up to USD 1.2...
  • 'Casablanca' to get a sequel November 5, 2012

    London: An American producer is planning to bring a sequel to 'Casablanca', the beloved 1942 Hollywood classic starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in their most famous roles. The film, whose lines like 'Here's looking at you kid' and 'Play it again, Sam' are still quoted by film lovers, revolved around...
  • Blast in Morocco tourist cafe kills 14 people April 28, 2011

    Marrakesh: An explosion killed 14 people, including foreigners, on Thursday in a busy cafe in the Moroccan tourist destination of Marrakesh, and authorities said the initial signs were that it was a criminal act. The blast ripped through the second storey of a cafe overlooking Marrakesh's Jamaa elFnaa square, a spot...
  • Thousands of protesters demand 'A New Morocco' April 24, 2011

    Casablanca: Thousands took to the streets of Morocco on Sunday in peaceful demonstrations to demand sweeping reforms and an end to political detention, the third day of mass protests since they began in February. Desperate to avoid the turmoil that toppled leaders in Tunisia and Egypt, authorities have already announced some...
  • After Egypt, thousands march in Moroccan cities February 20, 2011

    Rabat: Thousands of people marched in Moroccan cities on Sunday demanding King Mohammed VI give up some of his powers. In Moroccan capital Rabat, police allowed protesters, raising slogans like "The people reject a constitution made for slaves", to approach parliament, the BBC reported. A separate protest is under way in the...
  • Casablanca attack convicts escape from prison April 8, 2008

    Paris: Nine people convicted in cases linked to deadly and pivotal 2003 terrorist attacks in Casablanca have escaped from prison, the state news agency reported Monday. The Moroccan Justice Ministry said in a statement that officials discovered Monday morning that the nine had escaped from a prison in Kenitra, some 40...
  • Hollywood's generous dose of gossip for you! April 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Rumour mills are working overtime in Hollywood, with rumours about the possible wedding of 'Brangelina', Madonna all set to remake Casablanca, that too, set in Iraq, and Paris Hilton may be National Geographic's latest cover girl. Brangelina wedding rumours: They are Hollywood's hottest couple and according to tabloid magazine Star,...
  • In Pics: Cinema's most romantic moments January 29, 2008

    CNN.com recently conducted a poll to find out which cinema moments made millions of hearts take flight. And the winners are... ...