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Letter detailing civilian presence failed to prevent deadly Afghan drone strike

On Wednesday, just hours after farmers, labourers and children finished their day's work of plucking pine nuts in the heavily forested area and lit bonfires near their tents, a U.S. drone hit the site, killing 30 civilians and injuring 40 others.

Global drone market estimated to reach $14 bln over next decade: study

The report comes amid increased security concerns from the United States and private U.S. companies that Beijing could access sensitive data and footage collected by Chinese-made drones.


Like ‘Uber for Organs’: Drone delivers kidney to Maryland woman

The woman who received the kidney, Trina Glispy, a 44-year-old nursing assistant from Baltimore, said she had begun to lose hope before she got a call on April 18, when she learned she had matched with a donor.

'Insect-inspired drone can fly in windy conditions'

Scientists have come up with a patented design for drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, that works in windy conditions, is more energy efficient and can handle a larger payload.

Google is getting ready to start a drone delivery service in Australia

For the past 18 months, Project Wing, an offshoot of Google's parent company Alphabet, has been doing trials for delivering food and drinks, medication and chocolate.

Another Pakistani drone shot down in Rajasthan's Ganganagar

The aerial engagement occurred at around 07:30 in the evening. The Pakistani UAV crossed over into Indian airspace and was engaged before it could proceed further. 


French tourist arrested for flying drone over Myanmar parliament

The French embassy in Myanmar said it was working with local police to provide consular services for the man, identified by police as 27-year-old Arthur Desclaux. He was still in detention in Naypyidaw and his family has been contacted.

With drone delivery on horizon, Europe prepares ground rules

The project, known as SAFIR, will help European authorities devise a set of rules for the commercial use of drones.

New foldable drone can squeeze through tight spaces

In comparison to other drones, this morphing drone can manoeuvre in tight spaces and guarantee a stable flight at all times.

Army probes purchase of drones worth Rs 6 crore, cancels order

The Army also ordered a Court of Inquiry around the same time to find out how the firm had been given the order to supply the drones despite the equipment having qualitative defects.

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How a CIA drone base grew in a desert out of a small commercial airstrip

Officials from the US and Niger have confirmed the location of a new CIA drone base to The New York Times which analyses its construction and location.