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Highjacking

Japanese term for a takeover.

Highjacking

Informal for a takeover. The term is most common in Japan.
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At the time of the hijacking, Jabbari said he felt himself to be a prisoner of conscience inside Iran and thought about how he could get out:
The hijacking resulted in a six-hour standoff at the airport and prompted authorities to close the main entry point for tourists to the Mediterranean resort island.
Since 1984, we have had 20 cases of clashes on board the planes, 12 of which have led to shoot-out and bloodshed," Moussavi said, adding that the most dangerous hijacking in the country occurred on an Ahwaz-Bandar Abbas flight, at the end of which his forces could foil the hijacking attempt which was staged by 20 terrorists.
The move is in line with an effort to curtail the rising cases of hijacking in the region wherein the province of Pampanga has the most recorded number of incidents," said Supt.
The amendments have been purposed in the Anti- hijacking Act, 1982, to bring conspirators and abettors under the ambit of law and include death penalty as one of the penal provisions.
The men, who face charges that could keep them in jail for 20 years, have denied hijacking the Arctic Sea and say they went aboard the ship after running out of fuel.
The Sirius Star was taken on November 15 in the most audacious hijacking yet off the coast of the lawless African country.
With increased security measures after 9/11, it would seem, thankfully, hijackings are at worst, a rare occurrence, but in the past Britain's special forces were dispatched to the scene of a hijacking to resolve the stand-off when negotiations broke down.
Turkish Airlines 737-400 hijacking came under increased scrutiny yesterday as it became clear the hijacker acted alone and was able to penetrate the flight deck despite possessing no weapons, a striking security breach given the institution of post-9/11 measures such as hardened cockpit doors and the restriction of passenger access to cockpits.
The next hijacking happened just after midday when a woman, her mother and three young children were driving along the Newtownhamilton to Belleek road in South Armagh.
Thus, the laws on the issue vary widely from country to country and security experts say this makes it difficult to respond to a hijacking in Europe.
It accounts for the hijacking, the loss of the plane, and the damage to the Pentagon without the introduction of numerous and unnecessary "what ifs" and "maybes.