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Obama’s ratings tumble in Germany, Russia in wake of NSA spying, Ukraine crisis
Revelations of the National Security Agency’s global spy program, together with civil strife in Ukraine has severely damaged Barack Obama’s popularity among Brazilians, Germans and Russians, a major US polling agency reported.

18.07.2014 10:45

Congressman's wedding under investigation for using drone to film ceremony (VIDEO)
​The Federal Aviation Administration signaled Wednesday that it is investigating whether a US congressman violated the agency’s ban on commercial drone flights when he hired a company to film his wedding using an unmanned aircraft.

17.07.2014 17:11

​Missing: Have you seen this drone?
The Belarusian military has reportedly lost a drone and is trying to find it through a local newspaper.

17.07.2014 10:49

Deadliest US drone strike since 2013 reported in Pakistan
At least 50 people are dead after airstrikes hit northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, and at least 15 of those were the result of a suspected American drone strike.

16.07.2014 23:16

Cameron announces £1.1bn investment in defense spending
UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to unveil an increase of £1.1 billion in defense spending, to fight “unseen enemies” including cyberattacks and terrorism.

14.07.2014 12:26

Take off & land anywhere: Russia unveils hybrid amphibious drone vehicle (PHOTOS)
A drone hybridized with an amphibious hovercraft has been presented at the Innoprom-2014 technology exhibition in Russia's Yekaterinburg. This unique UAV doesn’t need an airfield to launch, so the only alternative is a helicopter.

12.07.2014 07:19

Amazon applies for approval of delivery drones
​Internet retailer Amazon is serious about wanting to ship packages using unmanned aerial vehicles, and now the company is asking federal regulators in the United States to help make drone deliveries a reality.

11.07.2014 15:24

Baghdad bodyguard: US troops in Iraq to receive Apache helicopters, drones
US troops and advisors in Iraq with get Apache attack helicopters and spy drones to provide security for US embassy diplomats and staff as Iraq forces battle Sunni extremists linked to Al-Qaeda, according to Pentagon officials.

03.07.2014 10:30

US drone flights hit technical & military turbulence
Government efforts to get civilian and commercial drones off the ground in the US suffer setbacks due to technical issues and coordination with defense officials. Thus a September 2015 deadline set by lawmakers will not be met.

01.07.2014 11:14

Ron Paul: Celebrate Independence Day by opposing government tyranny
Ron Paul wants his fellow Americans to celebrate Independence Day this July 4 by taking on what he considers to be a tyrannical government.

30.06.2014 20:04

Russian pizzeria may be fined for drone delivery over 'airspace breach'
A pizzeria in the Russian city of Syktyvkar which launched the first unmanned food delivery in the country may be fined 200,000 rubles (US$6,000) after regional aviation authorities reportedly said the restaurant broke airspace rules.

29.06.2014 16:46

US flying armed drones over Baghdad – official
The US military is flying “a few” armed drones over Iraq’s capital in order to defend diplomats and American troops serving there, a senior US official has confirmed.

27.06.2014 19:22

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