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Highjacking

Japanese term for a takeover.
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Highjacking

Informal for a takeover. The term is most common in Japan.
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He expressed regret for the hijacking: "I feel bad that I did it, ...
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.
" If death penalty was a foregone conclusion for the offence of hijacking, the opportunities for any negotiation or settlement to save lives of the passengers may be foreclosed," the committee said.
As instructed by President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, the Tunisian authorities are following this hijacking, hour by hour, and striving, in co-ordination with all concerned sides in the region to put an end to this operation as quickly as possible and preserve life of Tunisian nationals, the crew members of "Hannibal II."
Summary: Riyadh, Dhu Al-Qa'dah 3, 1431/Oct 11, 2010, SPA-- The Security Spokesman of the Ministry of Interior said that within the framework of efforts by the Supreme Executive Committee on Dealing with Plane Hijacking in the kingdom with the aim of increasing the readiness of the security teams specialized...
Savins said in his testimony that he did not know how to prove it, but businessman and former civil servant Erik Niiles Kross commissioned the hijacking of the vessel.
Before the hijacking of MV PANGEA, a total of 13 Bulgarian sailors from the crews of St.
Prior to the hijacking of MV Talca, a UAE-owned and Panamanian-flagged cargo ship, MV Al Mezaan, en route to Mogadishu, was attacked by pirates off the Somali coast.
After the hijacking the Maltese-flagged vessel appeared to be heading west towards a port on the coast of Somalia, Navfor said.
Russia has released little information about the ship and the eight men - from Estonia, Latvia and Russia - suspected of hijacking it are in Moscow's high security Lefortovo prison.