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Pirates Capture Yet Another Ship

A Yemeni freighter has become the 39th vessel seized by Somali pirates this year. Such hijackings have become a common occurrence off the coast of Somalia. Ship owners have called on the U.N. to police the affected waters.

Posted on Nov 25, 2008 READ MORE


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Europe’s Hijack-Proof Plane

Airbus, Siemens and dozens of other European companies are working on a system that would reroute control of hijacked aircraft to the ground.  The system would then safely land the plane at the nearest airport.

Posted on Jul 26, 2006 READ MORE


Moussaoui Says He Was to Hijack 5th Plane

The 9/11 conspirator tells a Virginia court that he and would-be shoe bomber Richard Reid were supposed to fly a plane into the White House on Sept. 11.

Posted on Mar 27, 2006 READ MORE


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