President Trump pays heartfelt tribute to the victims of the September 11

Washington 09/11/20, 19:11

President Trump paid tribute today in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to the nearly 3,000 Americans who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and highlighted the "extraordinary sacrifice" of the passengers of Flight 93 who bravely stood up to the terrorists. The President gave a heartfelt speech that set ...

3 migrants charged in Malta in hijacking of ship at sea

Europe 03/30/19, 06:08

Three teenage migrants have been charged in Malta with seizing control of a merchant ship and using force and intimidation, a crime considered a terrorist activity under Maltese law.One of the accused was identified by the court during the arraignment Saturday as Abdalla Bari, a 19-year-old from Guinea. The other ...

Ship takeover by migrants raises concerns for rescues at sea

Europe 03/30/19, 05:04

A rescue in the Mediterranean Sea that took an ominous turn has raised concerns that some merchant ship captains might become reluctant to save migrants in danger of drowning during the perilous crossing from north Africa to Europe, fearing they could lose control of their ship.A cargo ship heading from ...

Libyan official: Migrants used metal tools to threaten crew

World 03/29/19, 09:16

A Libyan official says the migrants who commandeered an oil tanker that had rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea used metal tools to threaten the crew, forcing them to direct the ship toward Europe.Maltese armed forces stormed the vessel Thursday and detained five men suspected of leading the hijacking operation, ...

Update: 4 migrants leave freed ship in handcuffs

Europe 03/28/19, 04:11

The Latest on a ship seized by migrants in the Mediterranean (all times local):10:05 a.m.Four migrants have been handcuffed and escorted off an oil tanker that was hijacked at sea, after Maltese special forces restored control of the captain.This image taken from TVM video on Thursday March 28, 2019 shows ...

French pilot in 1976 Uganda hijacking dies at 95

Europe 03/27/19, 07:53

A French pilot who's remembered as a hero for his actions in the 1976 hijacking of an Air France plane to Uganda's Entebbe airport has died at the age of 95.Michel Bacos was awarded the Legion of Honor, France's highest decoration, for refusing to leave the plane's passengers after the ...

Hijacking foiled on Bangladesh-Dubai flight, suspect killed

World 02/24/19, 10:54

A flight bound for Dubai from Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, made an emergency landing Sunday in Chittagong, Bangladesh, after a man attempted to hijack the plane, officials said. The suspect, a Bangladeshi, asked to speak to the country’s prime minister before dying from injuries in an exchange of gunfire with military commandos, ...

Authorities conduct controlled explosion in Northern Ireland

Europe 01/21/19, 12:41

Authorities in Northern Ireland carried out a controlled explosion on a hijacked vehicle Monday amid heightened tensions in Londonderry following a weekend explosion outside a courthouse.Police suspect Irish Republican dissidents were behind the explosion Saturday in the city that took place after attackers hijacked a pizza delivery vehicle. Five men ...

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