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Cyprus remands suspected hijacker

A court in Cyprus on Wednesday remanded an Egyptian national in custody on suspicion of hijacking an EgyptAir aircraft with a fake suicide belt and diverting it to the east Mediterranean island. The suspect, whom Cypriot and Egypt

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EgyptAir plane hijacker surrenders

An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday but the passengers and crew were freed unharmed and the hijacker, whose motives remained a mystery, was arrested after giving himself up.

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EgyptAir plane hijacker surrenders

An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday but the passengers and crew were freed unharmed and the hijacker, whose motives remained a mystery, was arrested after giving himself up.

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EgyptAir jet hijacked to Cyprus, most passengers freed

An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday by a man Cypriot state media said was demanding the release of women prisoners in Egypt. After the aircraft landed at Larnaca a

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HIJACK: Most EgyptAir passengers freed

A man thought to be strapped with explosives hijacked an Egyptian plane on a flight between Alexandria and Cairo on Tuesday and forced it to land in Cyprus, Egyptian officials said. After the EgyptAir plane landed at Larnaca airpo

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HIJACK: Most EgyptAir passengers freed

A man thought to be strapped with explosives hijacked an Egyptian plane on a flight between Alexandria and Cairo on Tuesday and forced it to land in Cyprus, Egyptian officials said. After the EgyptAir plane landed at Larnaca airpo

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HIJACK: Egyptair plane forced to Cyprus

An Egyptair domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked on Tuesday and landed in Cyprus, Egyptian officials said. The pilot of the plane was threatened by a passenger strapped with explosives, Egypt's Civil Aviation

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Second small oil tanker goes missing in Malaysia

A small-sized oil tanker went missing off the southeast coast of Malaysia close to Singapore over the weekend in what could be the second hijacking of such a vessel this month, maritime officials said.   The Mala

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Virgin Australia plane in 'hijack' drama

The pilot of a Virgin Australia plane flying from Brisbane to the Indonesian holiday island of Bali reported a hijacking attempt on Friday after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit, an Indonesian transport official said. A Virg

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Co-pilot hijacked jet after locking pilot out

A hijacked Ethiopian plane that landed at Geneva airport early on Monday was diverted from Rome by the co-pilot, who sought asylum due to fear of persecution in Ethiopia, a police spokesman said. The unnamed co-pilot, an Ethiopian

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