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Somali Pirate Suspects Face Trial for 2011 Hijacking

Seven suspected Somali pirates are set to go on trial Tuesday in France in connection with the 2011 hijacking of a French yacht in the Gulf of Aden. The defendants are accused of killing the lone male aboard the catamaran and kidnapping his wife, who survived the ordeal and was rescued. The suspects, 25- to 32-years-old, face possible life prison terms if convicted by the Paris court. Investigators say the couple aboard the yacht, Christian and Evelyne Colombo, had departed the Yemen...

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