World | Reuters | Tuesday April 22, 2014
A federal appeals court ordered the US Department of Justice to turn over key portions of a memorandum justifying the government's targeted killing of people linked to terrorism, including Americans.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 8, 2014
A group of Pakistani artists are hoping to generate "empathy" among US drone operators by placing giant posters of children meant to be seen from the air in the country's troubled tribal regions.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 8, 2014
The notion of personal drones follows widespread use by the US military and growing reliance by law enforcement on such aerial technology.
World | Agence France-Presse\ | Tuesday January 7, 2014
The United States said on Monday it would speed up its deliveries of missiles and surveillance drones to Iraq as the Baghdad government battles a resurgence of Al-Qaeda linked militants.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 31, 2013
The US government took a step on Monday toward opening the skies to aerial drones, authorizing six sites where unmanned aircraft can be tested for a variety of uses.
World | Michael R. Gordon and Eric Schmitt, The New York Times | Thursday December 26, 2013
After an appeal for help, the United States is rushing dozens of missiles and surveillance drones to help Iraqi forces combat violence by a Qaeda-backed insurgency.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 26, 2013
The United States is sending Iraq dozens of missiles and surveillance drones to help it combat a recent surge in Al-Qaeda-backed violence, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 13, 2013
The United States Army has for the first time successfully tested a vehicle-mounted laser that managed to shoot down incoming mortar rounds and drone aircraft
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.