Hijacking

The armed forces of European island nation Malta say a merchant ship has been hijacked in Libyan waters.

Mar 27, 2019

The armed forces of European island nation Malta say a merchant ship has been hijacked in Libyan waters.

French pilot in 1976 Uganda hijacking dies at 95

Mar 27, 2019

French pilot remembered as a hero for his actions in the 1976 hijacking of an Air France plane to Uganda's Entebbe airport has died at the age of 95.

Pilot left gun behind in the cockpit of a Delta plane

Mar 1, 2019

A pilot left a gun in the cockpit of a Delta jet after it landed in Atlanta

AP Explains: Pakistan-based militant group sparks tensions

Feb 28, 2019

AP Explains: Pakistan-based militant group brought nuclear-armed neighbors Pakistan and India to the brink of war

Criminal case filed over Bangladesh hijacking attempt

Feb 26, 2019

More details about the attempted hijacking of plane headed from Bangladesh's capital to Dubai have emerged after civil aviation authorities filed a criminal case over the incident

Bangladesh police identify suspect in failed plane hijacking

Feb 25, 2019

Police say the man who tried to hijack a passenger plane in Bangladesh was a 24-year-old who lived near the capital

Hijacking foiled on Bangladesh-Dubai flight, suspect killed

Feb 25, 2019

A passenger flight made an emergency landing in Bangladesh after an armed man attempted to hijack the plane, and he was later killed in an exchange of gunfire with military commandos

Russian police detains drunken man who hijacked plane

Jan 22, 2019

Russian police detained a drunken man who threatened the crew of a passenger plane flying from a Siberian city to Moscow, forcing it to land shortly after take-off

N Ireland police deal with hijackings after weekend car bomb

Jan 21, 2019

Army bomb-disposal experts in Northern Ireland have carried out a controlled explosion on a hijacked vehicle amid heightened tensions in Londonderry following a weekend explosion outside a courthouse

Reports: Attacker on Chinese bus kills 8 people, wounds 22

Dec 26, 2018

Chinese state media say eight people were killed after a hijacker with a knife drove a bus into pedestrians in a southeastern Chinese city

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