World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 4, 2015
A French court today fined a British journalist 1,000 euros ($1,100) for flying a drone over central Paris and confiscated the machine, as authorities scramble to explain a recent series of mysterious overflights.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 2, 2015
A drone attack killed two suspected Al Qaeda militants in the southern Yemeni province of Shabwa today, local residents told Reuters, the latest in a series of strikes in the country gripped by political turmoil.
World News | Reuters | Saturday February 28, 2015
A US drone attack in Yemen killed four suspected Al Qaeda militants today in the southern province of Shabwa, local Yemeni security officials told Reuters.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 26, 2015
Three journalists for TV station Al-Jazeera were arrested in Paris on Wednesday after flying a drone from a park on the edge of the city, a judicial source said.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 18, 2015
The US government on Tuesday unveiled new policies for exports of US military and commercial drones, including armed drones, and said it would work with other countries to shape international standards for use of unmanned military systems.
Associated Press | Monday February 16, 2015
Operators would have to keep drones within eyesight at all times, which significantly limits the distance they can fly.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 16, 2015
US aviation regulators unveiled sweeping new guidelines on Sunday governing the use of small unmanned drones, proposing that the devices can only fly in daylight, must remain within users' sightlines and cannot fly near manned aircraft.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 13, 2015
Being president of the United States is not all drone strikes and crisis meetings. Occasionally you get to have a bit of fun.
World News | Reuters | Monday February 9, 2015
A missile-firing drone killed six people in Afghanistan today including a veteran militant believed to have defected to Islamic State (IS) from the Taliban, Afghan officials said.
Chennai News | Monday February 9, 2015
A Chinese national ran into trouble for flying a drone, apparently for fun, at Chennai's popular Marina beach this evening. His drone was seized and he was taken to the nearby police station for questioning. He will be questioned again on Monday, sai...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 6, 2015
Somalia today confirmed the death of Al Shabaab commander Yusuf Dheeq in a US drone strike south of Mogadishu last week.
Associated Press | Wednesday February 4, 2015
The step was taken by DJI Technology after a drone made by the firm was crashed into the White House by a hobbyist.
World News | Thomson Reuters | Wednesday February 4, 2015
The United States carried out a drone strike in Somalia against a senior leader of militant group Al Shabaab, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, adding his death would represent a major blow to a group already losing ground in the country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 1, 2015
A drone strike killed four suspected Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen Saturday, tribal sources said, the second attack in a week since Washington vowed to pursue its campaign against the jihadists.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 28, 2015
The pilot of a unmanned commercial drone that crashed at the White House and sparked a security alert works for the US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, officials revealed on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 27, 2015
A small drone known as a "quad copter" crashed on the grounds of the White House in the early hours of Monday but the drone did not appear to be dangerous, a White House spokesman said.
World News | Reuters | Monday January 19, 2015
A US drone strike killed at least four suspected militants in northwest Pakistan today, four intelligence officials said, the fourth such strike this year.
World News | Friday January 16, 2015
Ten US media organisations including the New York Times and Washington Post announced a coalition Thursday to test drones for news gathering in collaboration with Virginia Tech University.
India News | Reuters | Thursday January 15, 2015
The United States aims to secure agreements with India to start pilot projects for joint production of drones as well as equipment for transport planes in talks next week ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama, a US industry source said on Wednes...
World News | Reuters | Wednesday January 14, 2015
A fourth search vessel equipped with a sophisticated underwater drone is set to join the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, the Australian search coordinator said on Wednesday.
Reuters | Saturday January 10, 2015
"Rocket made it to drone spaceport ship, but landed hard. Close, but no cigar this time," said Elon Musk.
Associated Press | Thursday January 8, 2015
Drone operators say once restrictions are lifted, the sky's the limit.
Associated Press | Wednesday January 7, 2015
Regulators say the danger is too great, and they want to go slow easing unmanned aircraft into the already crowded skies.
Associated Press | Wednesday January 7, 2015
"It's really amazing what they have managed to do," said industry analyst Maryanna Saenko of Lux Research Inc. in Boston.