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Drone sightings disrupt Singapore flights for second time

Fpo - Drone sightings have disrupted flights at Singapore's main airport for the second time in a week, authorities said, as the devices increasingly cause havoc for air traffic worldwide.

Surveillance drone may have tracked Japanese tanker: experts

Dubai - A "flying object" which flew over a Japanese tanker before it was rocked by a blast in strategic Gulf waters last week could have been a reconnaissance drone, experts have told AFP.

'Don't drink and drone,' say Japanese MPs

Apo - People in Japan operating drones under the influence could face up to a year in prison under new laws passed Thursday that aim to control the increasingly popular devices.

Japan bans drones over Olympic, military sites

Apo - Japan on Friday passed laws to ban drones being flown over Tokyo 2020 Olympic sites and US military facilities as a measure aimed at preventing terror attacks.

Like Uber, but for organs: first kidney delivered by drone

Washington - A kidney needed for transplantation has been delivered by a drone for the first time ever, the University of Maryland Medical Center said, a development that could herald faster and safer organ transport.

Iran drone video of American carrier appears 'years old': US Navy

Washington - Footage of an American aircraft carrier in the Gulf which Iran claimed it shot with a drone in the Gulf appears to be "several years old", the US Navy has said.

Review: UDrone - the 'mind-reading' drone Special

UDrone is a type of drone that can measure the electrical activity in a person's brain, track their slight facial movements, and convert these signals into instructions to control its actions. It is marketed as a 'mind reading' drone.

Civilian deaths mount as US drone strikes in Somalia escalate: Amnesty

Nairobi - US forces have "dramatically increased" the number of air strikes in Somalia with several civilians killed by the powerful missiles, Amnesty International said Wednesday, reports denied by the military.

Drone-flying Frenchman released from Myanmar jail

Nay Pyi Taw - A French tourist arrested in Myanmar for flying a drone near parliament has avoided a lengthy prison sentence and will be deported after being released from jail Wednesday.

Frenchman jailed for one month for flying drone in Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw - A French tourist has been sentenced to one month in prison with labour for attempting to fly a drone near Myanmar's parliament, a court official said Wednesday.

Frenchman arrested for flying drone appears in Myanmar court

Nay Pyi Taw - A French tourist facing up to three years in prison for flying a drone near Myanmar's parliament was remanded in custody Friday after a first court appearance.

Frenchman arrested for flying drone appears in Myanmar court

Nay Pyi Taw - A French tourist facing up to three years in prison for flying a drone near Myanmar's parliament was remanded in custody Friday after a first court appearance.

Military help UK police respond to Heathrow drone threat

London - Britain's armed forces were supporting police Wednesday at London's Heathrow Airport after a drone sighting led to the suspension of all departing flights for nearly an hour on Tuesday.

Heathrow Airport halts departures after drone sighting

London - London's Heathrow Airport, Europe's busiest hub in terms of passenger numbers, said it has suspended all departing flights on Tuesday following a drone sighting.

Police field tip-offs in Gatwick drone probe after £50,000 appeal

London - British police probing the Gatwick Airport drone mystery that grounded Christmas getaway flights last week have received around 30 pieces of "useful information" in the last 24 hours, a police-backed charity said on Monday.

British police scramble for clues in London airport drone chaos

London - British police scrambled for answers Sunday after releasing their only suspects in the London Gatwick Airport drone mystery that brought Christmas getaway flights to a standstill.

Two arrested over London airport drone disruption: police

London - Two people have been arrested in connection with the "criminal use of drones" at London Gatwick Airport, police said Saturday, after three days of disruption in which and tens of thousands of people missed their flights.

Drone threat a steep learning curve for airport chiefs

London - Aviation chiefs are going to be on a steep learning curve to counter the security threat posed by drones after a costly and humiliating shutdown of London's Gatwick airport.

Drone intrusion brings London Gatwick Airport to standstill

Gatwick - London Gatwick Airport was forced to suspend all flights Thursday due to drones flying over the airfield, causing misery for tens of thousands of stuck passengers just days before Christmas.

Disney develops spray-painting drone

Disney Research have developed a different type of drone, which has been named the PaintCopter. This is a vehicle which can autonomously spray paint flat and 3D surfaces.

Pakistan Taliban says deputy chief killed in US drone strike

Islamabad - The deputy chief of the Pakistani Taliban has been killed in a US drone strike, the militant group said in a statement Monday, as Washington continues to intensify attacks along the Afghan border region.

US denies hitting Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan drone strike

Islamabad - Pakistan's claim that the US hit an Afghan refugee camp in a drone strike is "false", a US spokesman said Thursday, as tensions between the uneasy allies ratchet higher over Islamabad's alleged support for militants.

Australia lifesaving drone makes first rescue

Sydney - A pair of Australian swimmers on Thursday became the first people to be rescued in the ocean by a drone when the aerial lifesaver dropped a safety device to distressed teens caught in rough seas.

Boeing’s prototype drone carries over 200 kilos

Boeing has launched the prototype of a new drone that has the capacity to carry much more than a camera. The new craft can carry a heavy payload, ideal for the transportation of goods over short distances.

Shark-spotting drones on patrol at Australian beaches

Sydney - High-tech shark-spotting drones are patrolling dozens of Australian beaches this summer to quickly identify underwater predators and deliver safety devices to swimmers and surfers faster than traditional lifesavers.

U.K. to require mandatory drone registration

London - Drones, both consumer and business types, in U.K. airspace will require registration. This is due to a rise in drone related incidents.

Facebook successfully tests drone to improve Internet access

Phoenix - With the aim of bringing the Internet to remote parts of the world, Facebook has successfully tested out a solar powered drone called Aquila.

S. Korea says N. Korea drones 'grave provocation'

Seoul - Suspected North Korean drone surveillance is a "grave provocation" which violates the Korean War truce, Seoul said Wednesday, demanding a United Nations probe into a drone that crashed near the border.

S. Korea says N. Korea drones 'grave provocation'

Seoul - Suspected North Korean drone surveillance is a "grave provocation" which violates the Korean War truce, Seoul said Wednesday, demanding a United Nations probe into a drone that crashed near the border.

S. Korea says N. Korea drones 'grave provocation'

Seoul - Suspected North Korean drone surveillance is a "grave provocation" which violates the Korean War truce, Seoul said Wednesday, demanding a United Nations probe into a drone that crashed near the border.
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