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Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain’s Heathrow until after summer

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Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed until later this year a plan to shut down Britain’s Heathrow Airport using drones and published on...

Drones helping traffic control in Kosovo

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Kosovo police are using drones to catch drivers who ignore traffic signs in an attempt to reduce casualties. Since January the small...

US confirms armed drone deployment in Niger

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US forces started deploying armed drones in Niger earlier this year to attack Islamist militants, the US military said. Niger's government granted American...

Drones discover new geoglyphs near Nazca Lines in Peru

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Archaeologists using drones have discovered more than 25 geoglyphs etched into a swath of coastal desert in southern Peru near the Nazca...

Top certifications for Rocketmine

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Rocketmine, a South African subsidiary of the Delta Drone Group, is the first drone operator in Africa to obtain both Basic Compliance...

Drone incidents rise less than expected in Germany in 2017

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Incidents involving drones and commercial aircraft rose last year in Germany though less than expected given the popularity of the devices, air...

Zambia receives UAVs for counter-poaching operations

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The Zambian Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) has taken delivery of several unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that will be deployed...

Drones, CCTV up security in South Sudan

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South Sudan launched a closed-circuit television (CCTV) and drone security system officials said would help improve safety in Juba where violent crime...

Niger approves armed drones

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The government of Niger approved the use of armed American drones, a US official said expanding US ability to target militants in...

DCD Looks into Drones for Convoy Protection

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DCD Protected Mobility, makers of the widely used Husky land mine detection vehicles at the head of convoys, is considering offering drones...

France turns to armed drones in fight against Sahel militants

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France will arm its surveillance drones in West Africa as part of counter-terrorism operations against Islamist militants, Defence Minister Florence Parly said. French...

Islamic State uses drones to attack Iraqi army in Mosul

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Islamic State has been using drones to attack Iraqi troops advancing in the northern city of Mosul, the militant group's last major...

US using Tunisia as a base for drone operations in Libya...

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The United States has begun using a Tunisian air base to conduct surveillance drone operations inside Libya, the latest expansion of its...

Zimbabwe plans to use drones to fight elephant poaching

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Zimbabwe plans to deploy aerial drones in its biggest wildlife sanctuary in the west to combat poaching of elephants, a parks official...

Airbus to operate Heron I drones for Germany in Mali

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The German Defence Procurement Agency (BAAInBw) and Airbus Defence and Space have signed a contract to provide Heron I surveillance drones to...

U.S. says kills up to 116 civilians in strikes outside war...

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The U.S. government accepted responsibility on Friday for inadvertently killing up to 116 civilians in strikes in countries where America is not...

Dutch police train eagles to snatch drones

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Dutch police puzzling over how to remove drones posing a public safety threat are testing a way to get the job done...

Russia now flying drone surveillance missions in Syria

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Russia has started flying drone aircraft on surveillance missions in Syria, US officials said, in what appeared to be Moscow's first military...

Unmanned aviation can boost GDP and provide work

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South Africa's fledgling unmanned aviation sector could find itself well and truly grounded in a morass of regulations even before it demonstrates...

U.S. considering drones in North Africa to monitor Islamic State

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The United States is holding discussions with countries in North Africa about locating drones at a base there to heighten monitoring of...

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