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  1. News - World - THEME PARKS

    Drones could join the Disney magic, if patent filings are to be believed

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:45pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Drones to join the Disney magic? On top of Mickey Mouse, Cinderella and Aladdin, visitors to Disney theme parks may one day get a glimpse of drones ... be dangerous and water can shoot only so high, limiting the size and scope of shows, the applications say. Disney's apparent fix? Drones. Numerous drones would carry "display payloads" ...

  2. News - World - US MILITARY

    US drone attacks in Pakistan terrorising civilian population

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Civilians scared to gather in groups out in open for any reason due to US campaign, report says Pakistanis living in total fear of drone strikes The US campaign of drone strikes in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt is terrorising civilians 24 hours a day who are unwilling to gather in groups- even for weddings and funerals- for fear ...

  3. News - World - TERRORISM

    'US is at war with ISIL,' White House declares amid doubts over Syria policy

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 12:35pm by AFP

    ... Kerry said. The dispute over wording may seem trivial when American planes and drones have been pounding Islamic State targets in Iraq for weeks in more than 160 operations. But it indicates ... on Wednesday, expands US air strikes in Iraq against IS and envisages new action against the group in Syria. In addition, Obama plans to train “moderate” Syrian rebels to take on IS and to reconstitute ...

  4. News - Asia - ANALYSIS

    Imran Khan risks overplaying his hand in Pakistan power game

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:14am by Reuters

    ... Washington for its deadly drone strikes. The 2013 polls made Khan's party the third-largest bloc in parliament, giving him control of 34 seats out of the 342. In the past, the military may have ... peace. He has sometimes been ridiculed as "Taliban Khan" for his hostility towards US drone strikes. Now, as Khan's supporters camp out in Islamabad, some in his own provincial ...

  5. News - World - YEMEN

    US drones kill at least eight suspected al-Qaeda militants in Yemen

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times Yemen foils al-Qaeda plot to seize oil port, kill workers US drone strikes killed at least eight suspected al-Qaeda militants in Yemen yesterday, bringing the number of people killed by drones in less than two weeks to at least 25. The strikes follow Yemen's announcement on Wednesday that it had foiled a plot by al-Qaeda to seize two major oil and gas ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US drones 'terrorising' Pakistani civilians

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 09:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad The US campaign of drone strikes in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal belt is terrorising civilians 24 hours a day and breeding bitter anti-American ... 2004, according to the report by experts from Stanford Law School and the New York University School of Law. Aside from casualties, the “Living Under Drones” report said, the missile strikes ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Take that, Amazon: Google tests drones to deliver goods bought online

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Google is testing using drones to deliver items bought online, putting its own spin on similar efforts by internet retail titan Amazon.com. Two years ... "Throughout history, major changes in how we move goods from place to place have led to new opportunities for economic growth and generally made consumers' lives easier." Project Wing drones ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan secretly developing drones: sources

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Karachi

    ... in Pakistan because of the widespread unpopularity of the hundreds of US drone strikes against Taliban and al-Qaeda militants in the country's rugged tribal region bordering Afghanistan. ... Associated Press in Karachi Military is developing aircraft but has had little luck on tests, sources say- providing a window for China to sell it more advanced drones Pakistan's ...

  9. News - World - SURVEILLANCE

    FBI chief Robert Mueller tells US Congress of domestic use of drones

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the refusal by US President Barack Obama's administration to unequivocally rule out drone strikes on US soil. Days later, Holder wrote to Paul clarifying that a US president does not have the power to order a drone strike against a "non-combatant" American inside the United States. Paul expressed concern about the drone surveillance, saying it should not be used without ...

  10. News - World

    Briefs, December 6, 2012

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... by Sam Mendes. Reuters   We have your drone, Iran's Guards insist TEHRAN- Iran's Revolutionary Guards told the United States to "recount" the drones in its fleet as they insist that- despite US denials- they captured a US unmanned spy plane over the Gulf, Iranian media said. The Guards have claimed to have recently captured a ScanEagle drone, a low-cost, ...




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