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Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian plane ‘for asylum’

A co-pilot who hijacked and diverted an Ethiopian Airlines flight in search of asylum, is being questioned by police, say authorities.

Hijacked car found at Kaizer Chiefs player’s parking bay

A car stolen in a hijacking, which was caught on CCTV footage, has been found in the parking bay of an Amakhosi player.

Hijacked plane claim causes alarm at OR Tambo

A hijacking claim delayed an SAA plane on the tarmac at OR Tambo, while police tried to determine whether the captain was not in fact a hijacker.

Hijacking claims are down

Insurers are unlikely to lower their premiums as a result of the improved statistics, writes Lisa Steyn.

Singer Chad Saaiman in ICU after attempted hijacking

Singer Chad Saaiman is in an intensive-care unit after being shot during an attempted hijacking in Glenhazel, northern Johannesburg.

Somali pirates walk the ladder in hijack battle

The way you spot a Somali pirate in a sea of fishermen, says a top French naval commander, is not the AK-47s on his skiff -- it's the ladder on deck.

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