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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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Investigators also confiscated Wednesday about 130 items, including personal computers and letters, after searching five locations in Tokyo and one in Osaka in connection with the hijacking.
Tanaka is wanted in Japan in connection with the March 1970 hijacking to North Korea of the JAL jet.
They had been convicted at the Old Bailey of the February 2000 hijacking of a Boeing 727 with 156 passengers onboard.
The article beginning on page 23 examines the European model for this attack, where the hijacking is so far advanced that the EU is now widely recognized as a developing regional government sapping the sovereignty of France, Germany, Great Britain, and the other member states.
The Taleban has also guaranteed the security of passengers from the hijacked flight who are seeking political asylum in Britain if they return home and were not connected with the hijacking.
As outrageous as this incident is on its own merits, it takes on an even more sinister aspect in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, which involved the suicide hijacking of two jets from Boston's Logan Airport.
As Van Nuys Airport resumed most operations Friday, security experts and aircraft operators said general aviation airports such as Van Nuys have weak security and inadequate measures to prevent plane theft and hijacking.
Some 12 men still await trial for the February hijacking of an Ariana internal flight that flew through Moscow to London's Stansted airport.
With millions of trucks crossing the border from the United States into Mexico annually, transportation companies are looking for ways to ensure their cargo arrives safely at its destination while resisting threat of theft and hijacking.
THE FBI are looking into whether a fifth suicide hijacking was foiled when a flight from Boston to Los Angeles was cancelled.
Jaswant Singh has appealed to Pakistan to extradite the hijackers to India and, during a statement to parliament, apparently said 'The hijacking incident has once again highlighted the complicity of Pakistan and organisations patronised and supported by it in terrorist acts against India.
In Response to the Recent Increase in Domain Name Hijacking,