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.
US authorities announced plans to seek the extradition of Mexico`s most powerful drug lord after his capture in a US-backed operation that included a drone, cellphone intercepts and elite Mexican marines.
Nearly two dozen current and former members of the Arizona Air National Guard responsible for remotely operating drones to support troops in Iraq and Afghanistan have been indicted on charges including theft and money laundering.
A US drone strike killed four suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen early on Tuesday, a tribal source said, amid heightened security across the Middle East against a possible major attack by the jihadist network.
At least two persons were killed on Sunday when a US drone targeted a suspected militant`s compound in tribal region close to Afghan border in northwest Pakistan, the first strike in the month of Ramadan.