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EU Calls on European Airlines to Avoid Belarus Airspace

The European Union urged EU-based airlines to avoid Belarus's airspace on Monday after the country diverted a flight from Athens to Vilnius.

British Special Forces Arrest Hijackers of Greek-Owned Tanker

Seven suspects were detained late on Sunday after a suspected hijacking involving stowaways on a Greek-owned tanker near the Isle of Wight off the English southern coast. According to the BBC, UK special forces completed the operation in a swift...

It's Over: EgyptAir Hijacker Surrenders in Cyprus

The man who hijacked an EgyptAir plane that landed in Cyprus on Tuesday morning is in the hands of local authorities, according to the Cypriot Foreign Ministry. The plane took off from Alexandria, it was hijacked en route to Cairo,...

Cyprus EgyptAir Hijacking Is All About an Ex-Wife

The hijacking that diverted an EgyptAir flight to Cyprus and threatened passenger lives, it turns out is a desperate move of a man to contact his Cypriot ex-wife. The plane took off from Alexandria, it was hijacked and landed at...

Sopranos 'Hijack' Flight A3115 En Route to Athens [Video]

Passengers flying from Thessaloniki to Athens were shocked by an "unexpected hijacking" that scared them in the beginning, but finally made them smile! Two travelers suddenly stood up from their seats and started singing arias from La Traviatta, surprising their fellow passengers...

Angolan Navy Denies Greek Oil Tanker Hijacking

The Angolan navy denied the hijacking of the Greek oil tanker, Kerala, on January 18, reporting that the owner company had faked the pirate attack. Greece-based Dynacom, owners of the Liberian-flagged tanker MT Kerala said they had contacted its crew who reported...

Greek-Australian Student Robbed in Mexico

Eva Antoniou, a 20-year-old Greek student at Latrobe University of Melbourne and her friend, Olivia Gallo, were robbed in Mexico, when two armed men attacked the bus they were traveling by, reports said. The young women were backpacking across the...