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Drone crosses path of Aer Lingus plane over France
Drone crosses path of Aer Lingus plane over France

A drone flying at more than 2,000 metres altitude came close to an Aer Lingus plane as it approached Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport.

Drone crosses path of Aer Lingus plane over France
Number of US drones will nearly triple by 2020
Number of US drones will nearly triple by 2020

An estimated seven million drones will fly in US skies by 2020, nearly tripling the number in circulation by the end of the year.

Number of US drones will nearly triple by 2020
Air France jet in near-miss with drone
Air France jet in near-miss with drone

An Air France Airbus A320 narrowly avoided colliding with a drone as it was about to land in Paris on a flight from Barcelona.

Air France jet in near-miss with drone
©REUTERS
Drones to be produced in Astana in 2016

Kazakhstan will start assembling drones in Astana in 2016.

Drones to be produced in Astana in 2016
Google tests using drones to deliver goods
Google tests using drones to deliver goods

Google said it is testing using drones to deliver items bought online, putting its own spin on similar efforts by Internet retail titan Amazon.com.

Google tests using drones to deliver goods
©Reuters/Dado Ruvic
Facebook out to buy solar drone maker: report

Facebook is in talks to buy a solar-powered drone startup in what could lead to making wireless Internet available in regions without online access.

Facebook out to buy solar drone maker: report
Drones in Agriculture
Kazakhstan to use drones for agricultural scouting

The Astrophysical Research Center of Kozybayev State University in Northern Kazakhstan Oblast has bought a Russian-made GeoSkan101 drone.

Kazakhstan to use drones for agricultural scouting
Pakistan makes UN call for end to US drone strikes
Pakistan makes UN call for end to US drone strikes

Pakistan on Friday renewed demands for an end to US drone strikes on its territory as two UN experts called for greater transparency in the use of the weapons.

Pakistan makes UN call for end to US drone strikes
©REUTERS/Mustansar Baloch
US drone kills at least six in Pakistan: officials

A US drone fired two missiles into a compound in northwest Pakistan early Friday killing at least six militants.

US drone kills at least six in Pakistan: officials
©REUTERS/US Marine Corps/Sgt. Eric D. Warren/Handout
Time to train for world's first fleet of marine drones

An odd underwater ballet has been unfolding in the Mediterranean port of Toulon these past few days.

Time to train for world's first fleet of marine drones
Pakistan could soon end Afghan war: Kabul army chief
Pakistan could soon end Afghan war: Kabul army chief

Pakistan could end the Afghan war "in weeks" if it were serious about peace, and is complicit in US drone strikes despite its denunciations of the anti-militant campaign.

Pakistan could soon end Afghan war: Kabul army chief
Peaceful role for drones explored at TED conference
Peaceful role for drones explored at TED conference

Unmanned drones, instead of being harbingers of death, should become a vital technological tool in the conservation fight and in delivering vital goods to remote areas.

Peaceful role for drones explored at TED conference
©RIA Novosti
Russian drone crashes in Atyrau oblast

A Russian military drone crashed not far from Balkuduk village in Atyrau oblast.

Russian drone crashes in Atyrau oblast
US drone destroys Taliban base in Pakistan, five killed
US drone destroys Taliban base in Pakistan, five killed

A US drone fired two missiles into a Taliban training camp in Pakistan on Wednesday, destroying the compound and killing at least five militants.

US drone destroys Taliban base in Pakistan, five killed
Russian unmanned aerial vehicle. ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan mulls producing drones

Kazakhstan needs to launch production of drones: deputy Defense Minister of Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan mulls producing drones
Russian unmanned drone. ©RIA Novosti
Russian drones tested in Kazakhstan

Russian drones have been tested by the 36th air assault brigade of Kazakhstan Armed Forces.

Russian drones tested in Kazakhstan
©REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
Obama admin refuses to rule out drone strikes on US soil

American forces could launch a deadly drone strike against a target on US soil if there was an "extraordinary circumstance".

Obama admin refuses to rule out drone strikes on US soil
Obama says public deserves to know more on drones
Obama says public deserves to know more on drones

President Barack Obama said Thursday that Americans needed more than just his word to be assured he was not misusing his powers in waging a secret drone war overseas.

Obama says public deserves to know more on drones
Obama's choice to run CIA defends US drone war
Obama's choice to run CIA defends US drone war

President Barack Obama's choice to run the CIA defended drone strikes as a vital "last resort" against Al-Qaeda militants, despite criticism from senators about the veil of secrecy surrounding the raids.

Obama's choice to run CIA defends US drone war
Obama to hand secret drone war guidelines to lawmakers
Obama to hand secret drone war guidelines to lawmakers

In a reversal, President Barack Obama will allow lawmakers access to secret documents outlining the legal justification for drone strikes that kill US citizens abroad who conspire with Al-Qaeda.

Obama to hand secret drone war guidelines to lawmakers