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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US missile attacks killed civilians in Yemen: rights group

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 12:32pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Human Rights Watch report details US drone attacks in Yemen that it says violated international law US missile strikes, including armed drone attacks, have killed ... at the same time as Amnesty International is issuing a report on US drone strikes in Pakistan. Two strikes in Yemen-– one in September last year and the other in December, 2009 – caused what Human ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US drone strike kills three militants in Pakistan

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 10:52am by Agence France-Presse in Miranshah

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah A US drone strike targeting a vehicle killed at least three militants on Monday in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, security ... and al-Qaeda militants. “US drones fired four missiles on a militant vehicle, killing three rebels,” a security official told reporters, adding that several drones were flying in the area at the time ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Drone attack love song a big hit in Pakistan

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Islamabad Pakistani singers and poets take inspiration from the harsh reality of daily life Drone attack love songa big hit In a sign of how the routine hunting down and killing of militants by unmanned CIA planes has leached into the popular imagination in Pakistan, drones have been given a starring role in a new romantic song. In most respects the track, which ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Latest drone strike kills 8 in northwest Pakistan

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 02:22pm by Reuters in Dera Ismail Khan

    ... Reuters in Dera Ismail Khan A US drone strike killed eight people in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, three intelligence sources said, the latest in a series of drone attacks that come ... al-Libi was killed nearby in a drone attack last year. On Monday, retired US General Stanley McChrystal said that drones had helped US troops but were hated around the world and that their overuse ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani warlord Mullah Nazir killed in US drone strike

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan Mullah Nazir was suspected of sheltering and hosting Arab al-Qaeda operatives Pakistani warlord killed in drone strike US drone strikes killed ... was the main militant commander in South Waziristan, part of Pakistan's tribal belt where the Taliban and al-Qaeda-linked militants have bases. He is the highest profile casualty in a drone strike ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Obama's imperialist presidency

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... has claimed on its front cover, that it will never close. Though he authorised the military withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan, he has considerably expanded the use of drones to assassinate ... of Investigative Journalism. The US justice department has issued legal opinions arguing the killing of Americans in drone attacks was justified because the US president says so. How's ...



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