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# Hijack

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Tanker ‘safe’ after hijack reported in Gulf of Oman
The Royal Navy’s United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations said the incident was ‘complete’
Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway
Two men have been charged and will appear before Galway District Court this evening.
Man armed with knife tried to hijack car in Cork city
A man in his late teens has been arrested.
Man and woman due in court over Tipperary hijacking and robbery
Both are due to appear before Cashel District Court later today.
Gardaí hunt for man who hijacked woman's car at knifepoint which was then 'used in armed robbery'
Gardaí have appealed to the public to be on the lookout for the vehicle.
Driver abducts 51 schoolchildren in Italy and sets bus ablaze
The driver said he was protesting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean.
Teen arrested after trying to hijack ambulance
It’s understood he drove a few metres before being restrained by the crew.
Surveillance footage shows Berlin attack suspect travelled through France
He is believed to have travelled through Lyon by train.
Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane
They had claimed to have a grenade when they took over the plane, which had over 100 people on board.
Woman (60) chased for her keys before having her car hijacked
The incident happened at the Northside Park and Ride Car Park in Belfast last week.
British hostage had photo taken with EgyptAir hijacker
“I figured if his bomb was real I’d nothing to lose anyway”.
Man impersonating garda hijacks jeep, steals wallet from elderly driver
The jeep was later located in Castleshane.
Car hijacked at knifepoint in early morning attack
Two hooded men wearing dark clothing stopped the car at around 5am.
Carjacking: Taxi-driver forced from car in early morning attack
The driver was travelling with three male passengers when the man in the front seat forced him to stop, and assaulted him.
24-year-old due in court over hijacked taxi crash
A second man who was in the car at the time of the crash died of his injuries yesterday morning.
'You get such an awful fright ... some people just don't come back to the business'
Taxi drivers are voicing their concern, following the latest hijacking of a cab in Dublin. One of the men in the stolen taxi died yesterday, after it crashed a short time after it was taken.
Man charged over car hijacked last week with two children inside
The incident occurred last week in Terenure in Dublin.
Drunk passenger leads to 'miscommunication' that Virgin plane was hijacked
Indonesia TV is reporting the aeroplane had left Australia and was forced to land at Bali International Airport.
Taxi drivers to discuss new security options following recent attacks
A taxi driver was badly beaten and had his car stolen after being threatened at knife-point in west Dublin overnight.
Two arrested in Limerick after taxi hijacking
A taxi driver was threatened by two men with a knife on Saturday night.
Hijackers run over NI postman with his own mail van
The attackers stole the van and made off in the direction of the Falls Road.
On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, agreement finally reached on memorial museum
Politicians have been instructed not to take part in the commemoration at Ground Zero in New York City later today.
Car hijacked, set alight during Craigavon disturbances
PSNI investigating public disorder incidents in the early hours of this morning.
Appeal after masked men hijack car
Police in Lisburn are appealing for information after a car was hijacked by two masked males in Belfast last night.
Turkish forces shoot dead ferry hijacker
The 24 hostages – 18 passengers and six crew – were found unharmed.
Hijacked crew rescued... after sending SOS message in a bottle
When pirates cut all lines of communication on a hijacked vessel, the ship’s crew turned to more traditional methods to get their message out.
Somali pirates receive life in jail for fatal hijacking
Four American citizens were killed earlier this year after their yacht was hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Oman.
Watch: How 11 September 2001 unfolded
The key moments of one of the worst days in US history in words and video.
9/11 recordings: "Somebody's stabbed... I think we're getting hijacked"
Audio recordings made on the day of the 9/11 attacks document the reactions of flight crew, air traffic controllers and the US military as events unfolded.
Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight
Driver took a wrong turn into south Armagh, where the truck was hijacked and subsequently set alight yesterday evening.
Man charged over Limerick car hijacking
One man appeared in court today in connection with yesterday’s hijack, in which a two-year-old boy was briefly abducted. Meanwhile, the mother of the toddler has spoken of her shock.
Car with children inside stolen in Limerick
A man in his 30s hijacked a car with three children inside earlier today.
Hijack foiled in Moscow