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24 in Morocco face trial in Nordic hikers' slayings

May. 16, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

SALE, Morocco (AP) — Twenty-four people went on trial Thursday in Morocco on terrorism charges for the brutal slaying of two Scandinavian women hikers that was then shared on social networks. The 24 were brought to the court in the coast city of Sale in armored vehicles and did not speak at the hearing,...

Migrant arrivals plunge in Spain after deals with Morocco

Apr. 26, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain appears to have stemmed a surge in illegal migration that made it Europe's main entry point for sea arrivals, after boosting joint efforts with neighboring Morocco to clamp down on the flow. Spain, which holds a national election Sunday, saw nearly 60,000 people reach its...