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23pm: Red Seat Leon hijacked on Old Warrenpoint Road, Newry.
James Park and Asian Glory were hijacked on December 29, 2009, and January 1, 2010, respectively, and their crews have been kept in captivity ever since.
The Bermuda-flagged, British Virgin Islands-owned cargo ship MV Talca has been hijacked," said a spokesperson for the EU Navfor.
The Maltese-registered vessel was hijacked by eight men off the coast of Sweden on July 24.
The Taiwanese ship "Win Far 161" and the British cargo ship "Malaspina Castle" were hijacked Monday near an island in the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean, according to reports from news agencies.
The Kuala Lumpur-based International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre said on Thursday that two other ships, one Iranian and the other Japanese, had been hijacked by pirates in the same area.
Two of the men who led the hijacking were jailed for five years, while the seven others received sentences of between 27 and 30 months after they hijacked the flight shortly after takeoff from Kabul, Afghanistan.
In fact, an eerily prescient 1999 Library of Congress report on terrorism predicted that terrorists would make precisely that use of hijacked aircraft.
Yoshimi Tanaka, one of nine Red Army Faction radicals who hijacked a Japan Airlines plane to Pyongyang 30 years ago, made a public apology Tuesday for the hijacking.
Bus hijacked by knife-wielding male believed to be in his late teens while traveling near the Dazaifu Interchange on the Kyushu Expressway.
Pakistan on Monday claimed that an Indian intelligence agent is on board a hijacked Indian Airlines plane that has been sitting at an airport in Kandahar, Afghanistan, since Saturday.
Presiding Judge Kiyokatsu Omi said "The district court's ruling is too light," in handing down the ruling to Fumio Kutsumi, 58, who hijacked a flight from Tokyo to Hakodate in Hokkaido in 1995.