Drone strikes

New Pak leadership will pose greater threat to drone program: US

The major candidates to become Pakistan`s next prime minister oppose American drone strikes on extremists in their country.

Apr 05, 2013, 21:27 PM IST

Pakistani military refutes NYT reports on drone strikes

The Pakistani military on Tuesday rejected a media report that suggested it had tried to pass off two attacks on militants in the restive tribal areas as US drone strikes.

Mar 05, 2013, 22:01 PM IST

Pakistan seeks alternative to ‘counterproductive’ drone strikes

Calling drone attacks in Pakistan as ‘counterproductive’, the country’s President Asif Ali Zardari has stressed the need for an alternate solution.

Feb 22, 2013, 12:41 PM IST

Madeleine Albright calls drone strikes ‘very effective`

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has defended the US administration’s use of lethal drone strikes, calling them ‘very effective’ in wiping out terrorists.

Feb 20, 2013, 17:44 PM IST

Drones killed more Afghan civilians in 2012: UN

The US and NATO have long pledged to keep up the fight against al-Qaeda and other militants even as they draw down forces.

Feb 20, 2013, 11:16 AM IST

US student designs `drone-proof city`

A law student in the US has made a novel design for a drone-proof city.

Feb 13, 2013, 14:19 PM IST

Obama to share classified drone info with Congress

Obama`s move comes following repeated demand by US lawmakers in this regard.

Feb 07, 2013, 11:42 AM IST

CIA Director nominee Brennan defends drone strikes

Emphasizing on careful and responsible use of unmanned aircraft, CIA Director nominee John Brennan has defended drone strikes against terrorists, saying they are conducted in full compliance of law.

Feb 07, 2013, 11:39 AM IST

CIA operating secret drone base in Saudi Arabia

The CIA conducts lethal drone strikes against al-Qaeda militants inside Yemen from a remote base in Saudi Arabia, including the strike that killed the US-born al Qaeda operative Anwar al-Awlaki.

Feb 06, 2013, 16:38 PM IST

US memo leak: Drones killing Qaeda-linked Americans legal

The leaked 16-page documents belonging to Department of Justice present a justification on how Obama administration’s usage of drone strikes.

Feb 06, 2013, 10:50 AM IST

Drone strikes are `legal ethical and wise`: US

Carney argued that someone who takes up arms against the United States is an enemy, and therefore could be targeted accordingly.

Feb 06, 2013, 09:22 AM IST

`Pak has asked US to end drone strikes but not acted`

A US scholar has said that the Pakistan Government has now publicly asked United States to stop drone strikes, but has not taken any measure against it.

Feb 05, 2013, 10:02 AM IST

US drone strikes in NW Pakistan kill eight

The house was completely leveled to ground and caught fire after the strike, said eyewitnesses.

Jan 08, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

Pak ambassador’s absence from meet not linked to drones: US

US has rejected suggestions that Pak refused to send its ambassador to Washington last week for a key meeting in protest against drone attacks.

Jan 06, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

Thousands protest drone strikes in Pakistan

Thousands of Pakistani tribesmen Saturday joined a protest against US drone strikes in South Waziristan tribal region.

Jan 05, 2013, 18:29 PM IST

Pak condemns ‘illegal, unacceptable’ drone attacks in Waziristan

The Pakistani government has condemning the latest drone attacks in South Waziristan’s tribal region, calling it illegal, counterproductive and unacceptable.

Jan 05, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

Pakistan again asks US to stop drone strikes

Nazir and five of his companions were killed near Wana town of South Waziristan when a drone fired two missiles at his vehicle.

Jan 04, 2013, 22:18 PM IST

Dismiss Saeed`s plea against US drone strikes: Pak govt to LHC

Pakistan government has asked a court to dismiss LeT founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed`s petition against US drones attacks on the Pakistani soil for being "not maintainable."

Nov 29, 2012, 15:42 PM IST

Americans in Pakistan to protest drone strikes

A group of American anti-war activists are in Pakistan to join a march into the country`s tribal belt to protest US drone strikes in the rugged northwest territory.

Oct 06, 2012, 08:54 AM IST

`US conducting drone strikes with Pak govt connivance`

Khan said that 90 percent of drone attack victims were innocent people.

Sep 27, 2012, 17:51 PM IST