Morocco trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers nears verdict

The trial of the suspected jihadist killers of two Scandinavian women hikers beheaded in Morocco's High Atlas mountains neared its end on Thursday with lawyers' final arguments. Journalists flocked to the court where the trial of the 24 suspects reopened for what could be its last day, in a case that shocked the North African country. Prosecutors have called for the death penalty for the three main jihadist suspects behind the bloodthirsty murder of the young Scandinavians in December. ......
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