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August 30, 2018 12:00 AM Smugglers use drone to fly drugs over Cyprus frontier

ATHENS: Smugglers attempted to use a drone to fly illegal drugs over the frontier separating Turkish Cypriot northern Cyprus with the rest of the island, one of the most heavily guarded areas in Europe, Turkish Cypriot media reported. Police in Northern Cyprus were questioning a suspect alleged to have taken delivery of narcotics from a drone which had taken 1

July 19, 2018 12:00 AM Airbus unveils pioneering solar-powered drone

Farnborough, United Kingdom: European air giant Airbus on Wednesday unveiled a solar-powered drone called Zephyr that will fly at a high altitude and fulfil the same functions as a satellite. The project was presented at Britain´s Farnborough airshow, where Airbus revealed that the Zephyr S took off on July 11 for its maiden flight from Arizona in the United 4

July 5, 2018 12:00 AM Militant commander killed in NW drone strike

MIRANSHAH: A US drone strike in North Waziristan Agency (NW) in the Pak-Afghan border area killed a militant commander and left his security guard injured, local sources said. The sources said Commander Abdullah and his guard were walking on foot in Tor Tangi area of Dattakhel tehsil in the North Waziristan tribal district when they were targeted by missiles 7

June 23, 2018 9:17 PM Live News Updates: Chief Justice directs WAPDA to exempt hospitals from power outages

Live news updates from Pakistan and around the world on all the happenings in politics, sports, science, entertainment, business, fashion etc. Here you will find brief news update as and when it happens. For detailed news you can always check our Latest News section. Sochi, Russia: Toni Kroos scored a dramatic winner deep into injury time on Saturday 5

June 23, 2018 6:07 PM TTP appoints new leader after deadly drone strike

Tehreek-e-Taliban Taliban (TTP) announced it had appointed a new leader on Saturday after the militant group confirmed for the first time its former chief Maulana Fazlullah was killed in a US drone strike last week. Fazlullah is believed to have ordered the failed 2012 assassination of Malala Yousafzai, who became a global symbol of the fight for girls 7

June 23, 2018 2:40 PM TTP appoints Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as chief after Fazlullah's killing

The banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced it had appointed a new leader on Saturday after the militant group confirmed for the first time its former chief Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a US drone strike last week. US forces targeted Fazlullah in a counterterrorism strike on June 14 in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, close to the border 2

May 29, 2018 12:00 AM Rs 250-crore drone initiative to make Mumbai safer for women

The Maharashtra government is soon slated to launch a special drive to ensure that Mumbai becomes a safer city for women. The latest initiative is being executed at a whopping cost of Rs 250 crore and makes use of drone cameras. Whenever they are in any sort of trouble, they can press the panic button, which would activate a drone equipped with camera 7

May 28, 2018 12:00 AM Air strike kills four in rebel-held Sanaa

SANAA: A woman was among four people killed in an air strike that hit a petrol station in Yemen’s rebel-held capital late on Saturday, medical sources said. Eleven people were wounded in the air strike on Sanaa, they said. Witnesses said it took place just before sunset as people prepared to break the dawn-to-dusk fast of Ramazan. It was not immediately 4

May 5, 2018 12:00 AM 30 Palestinians hurt as Israeli troops fire bullets at protesters

GAZA BORDER: Israeli troops fired tear gas and live rounds at Palestinians thronging the Gaza-Israel border on Friday as part of a long-running protest, injuring about 30 people. Medics said 10 people were shot and wounded and 20 more treated for gas inhalation on the Palestinian side of the 25-mile (40 km) border fence, where Gazans set up tent encampments 6

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Toy drone’ shot down near Saudi palaces

RIYADH: Saudi forces on Saturday shot down an unidentified toy drone that hovered over a Riyadh neighbourhood home to royal palaces, state media said, prompting a security alarm in the capital. "At 1950 (1650 GMT) a security checkpoint in Khuzama neighbourhood of Riyadh spotted a small remote-controlled drone," the Saudi Press Agency reported. SPA added 7