World | Associated Press | Monday November 25, 2013
The Pakistani military says it has deployed its first domestically developed drones.
World | Associated Press | Sunday November 24, 2013
Thousands of people protesting US drone strikes blocked a road in northwest Pakistan on Saturday used to truck NATO troop supplies and equipment in and out of Afghanistan.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 9, 2013
The US has been under pressure from foreign governments to be more transparent in accounting for the civilian deaths caused by drone strikes.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Pakistan's defence ministry said Wednesday US drone strikes in the country's tribal areas have killed 67 civilians since 2008, a surprisingly low figure given previous casualty estimates.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 29, 2013
Nabila Rehman was picking okra in her family garden last year when missiles from a drone rained down from the sky, killing her grandmother and injuring her and seven other children.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 23, 2013
Human rights groups has accused the United States of breaking international law and perhaps committing war crimes by killing civilians in missile and drone strikes that were intended to hit militants in Pakistan and Yemen.
World | Reuters | Monday October 21, 2013
Public disclosures about US government surveillance threaten the ability of police to use powerful new technologies such as drones and mobile license plate readers, a top law enforcement official said on Sunday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 30, 2013
A US drone strike targeting a militant compound on Monday killed three militants in a troubled Pakistan tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 26, 2013
The US Air Force has test flown an F-16 fighter jet without a pilot on board for the first time, in the latest sign of the military's increasing reliance on drones.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 15, 2013
A pair of converted military drones are the US space agency's newest tools for tracking hurricanes and tropical storms, with the aim of improving forecasters' ability to predict them.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 4, 2013
Al-Qaeda's leaders have set up cells of engineers to try to shoot down, disable or hijack US drones, The Washington Post reported late Tuesday citing top-secret US intelligence documents.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 13, 2013
UN chief Ban Ki-moon waded into the controversy surrounding US drone strikes during a visit to Pakistan on Tuesday, insisting they must operate within international law.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 9, 2013
The US has sharply escalated its drone war in Yemen, with military officials in the Arab country reporting 34 suspected al Qaeda militants killed in less than two weeks, including three strikes on Thursday alone in which a dozen died.
World | Reuters | Monday July 15, 2013
At least 19 suspected militants, including two foreigners, were killed in Pakistan's lawless tribal region overnight in a Pakistani military operation and a separate US drone strike, security officials said on Sunday.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 20, 2013
The FBI uses drones inside the United States for surveillance of stationary subjects, and the privacy implications of such operations are "worthy of debate," the agency's director said.
World | Reuters | Saturday June 1, 2013
A Yemeni military official says suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed seven suspected al-Qaeda militants in the group's southern stronghold of Abyan.
World | Reuters | Saturday May 18, 2013
France has received approval from the U.S. Pentagon to buy two Reaper drones for intelligence gathering, and now only needs backing from Congress, Le Monde newspaper said on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday May 15, 2013
The US Navy made aviation history on Tuesday by launching an unmanned jet off an aircraft carrier for the first time, taking an important step toward expanded use of drones by the American military with an eye on possible rivals like China and Iran.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 13, 2013
Pakistan's incoming prime minister said on Monday he wanted to strengthen his country's fractious relations with the United States but warned Washington must take seriously their concerns about drone strikes.
World | Reuters | Monday May 6, 2013
A new jihadi magazine set up by militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan has appealed to Muslims around the world to come up with technology to hack into or manipulate drones, describing this as one of their most important priorities.