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US still mulling Iraq request for militant drone strikes

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 04:50

Washington is still weighing Iraq`s request to launch air strikes against Islamic militants, but is working to boost the Iraqi army as it battles the extremists, a top US diplomat said Wednesday.

Al Qaeda leaders killed in Pakistan`s US drone attacks

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:59

The al Qaeda has said that six of its leaders were killed during US drone attacks in Pakistan`s North Waziristan region, media reported Tuesday.

US drone attack kills 11 Taliban militants in Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:14

At least 11 Taliban militants were killed on Saturday in a US drone attack in Pakistan`s troubled northwestern tribal region near the border with Afghanistan, officials said.

Mild earthquake hits Egypt

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 07:30

A low intensity earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale has jolted the Cairo-Suez road here.

US drone strike kills eleven in northwest Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 07:29

A US drone strike targeting a Pakistani Taliban compound today killed eleven insurgents in the country`s restive northwestern tribal region near the border with Afghanistan, officials said.

US drone attack kills 20 in northwestern Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 12:58

At least 20 suspected militants were killed today in a US drone attack in Pakistan`s troubled North Waziristan tribal region, where the military is mounting a major offensive to clear the area of the Taliban bases.

Amazon seeks US permission for drone tests

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:53

Online giant Amazon has sought permission for drone test flights in the United States, saying it is moving forward on plans for deliveries using the unmanned aircraft.

Four detained in Varanasi for filming Ganga aarti with drone

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 09:38

Four people have been detained in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for filming `Ganga aarti` at Dashashwamedh Ghat without permission.

NASA may send small drone to explore Saturn`s moon

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:33

Saturn`s giant moon Titan has become one of the most fascinating bodies in the solar system because of its potential similarities to the atmosphere of primordial Earth, and NASA has now announced plans to release a small drone from an interplanetary balloon to explore the moon`s surface.

US drone strikes set `dangerous precedent`: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 13:59

America`s reliance on secretive drone missile strikes against terror suspects has set a "dangerous precedent" that could be imitated by other countries and trigger wider wars around the world, former senior US officials said.

Drone crashes in Dublin prison

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 03:35

An investigation was launched today after a remote-controlled helicopter, suspected to be carrying drugs, crash-landed in an exercise yard at one of Dublin`s largest prisons.

Drone kills 5 militants in Yemen

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 19:53

A suspected US drone in Yemen`s south targeted a car carrying al-Qaida militants today, killing all five passengers, Yemeni security officials said.