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Obama defends use of drones as 'just war' against terrorists May 24, 12:11 pm
London, May 24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has defended the use of drones as a 'just war' of self-defence against terrorists.
'Sharp decline in US drone strikes in Pakistan' May 23, 12:49 pm
Islamabad, May 23: (ANI): Drone strikes in Pakistan have fallen sharply since their peak in 2010, perhaps in response to increasing scrutiny of the programme by the US Congress and the American public, according to a media report.
London, May 22 (ANI): US drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal regions are an ineffective solution to the problems they try to address, according to a new report.
Islamabad, May 19 (ANI): Pakistan's outgoing ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman, has asked Washington to end drone strikes in the country's tribal areas in order to help put the relationship between the two countries on a sustained upward trajectory.
Britain funding surveys in Pakistan on US drone attacks May 19, 12:02 pm
London, May 19 (ANI): Britain has been funding surveys in Pakistan's Tribal Areas which reveal that US drone strikes in the region are causing deep resentment among the local population.
Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): Calling drone strikes by the CIA illegal and a threat to national integrity and sovereignty, the Peshawar High Court has ordered the government to compensate the victims of these strikes.
Islamabad, May 7 (ANI): A new magazine set up by militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan has appealed to Muslims around the world to come up with a new technology to hack or manipulate drones.
US Senator warns drone battles over America possible in future Apr 19, 3:48 pm
Washington, Apr. 19 (ANI): A US lawmaker has warned that as the global drone boom unfolds in the next few years America could eventually see science-fiction style warfare in skies.
Red Cross chief condemns US drone strikes in Pakistan Apr 17, 11:40 am
Geneva, Apr. 17 (ANI): Red Cross chief Peter Maurer has condemned US drone strikes outside areas officially engulfed in armed conflict, adding that drone use in Pakistan was "particularly problematic".
Musharraf admits to secret deal with US on drone strikes in Pakistan Apr 12, 11:09 am
Islamabad, Apr. 12 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has admitted that his government had secretly signed off on US drone strikes.
US drone strikes in S Waziristan result of secret deal with Pak army for access to airspace Apr 7, 10:59 am
New York, Apr. 7 (ANI): The CIA had carried out the first drone strike in South Waziristan in June 2004, which killed a Pakistani ally of the Taliban, and several others, as part of a secret deal with Pakistan, it has been revealed.
Washington, Apr. 5 (ANI): The major candidates to become Pakistan's next prime minister oppose American drone strikes on extremists in their country, which bodes ill for the U.S. policy after Pakistan's historic parliamentary elections in May.
Islamabad, April 4 (Xinhua-ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said Thursday that the United States carried out 48 drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal regions in 2012.
Islamabad, Mar. 26 (ANI): A majority of Americans oppose the use of drone strikes on U.S. soil and against American citizens wherever they may be, but are perfectly fine with killing suspected terrorists abroad, according to a poll.
Pakistan seeks UN ban on drone strikes against sovereign countries Mar 18, 11:30 am
Islamabad, Mar. 18 (ANI): Pakistan is seeking a United Nations ban on the unilateral use of drones against sovereign countries.
Drone strikes to kill US citizens on American soil 'hypothetically' legal: Attorney Gen. Mar 6, 1:17 pm
London, Mar. 6 (ANI): U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has said in a letter that the Obama administration believes it could technically use military force to kill an American on U.S. soil in an "extraordinary circumstance" but has "no intention of doing so".
Army denies NYT story of Pak conducting drone strikes Mar 6, 11:50 am
Rawalpindi, Mar. 6 (ANI): In response to a news report published in the New York Times on Tuesday, claiming that the US had not conducted two drone strikes in early February, rather it may have been Pakistan, an Inter-services Public Relations (ISPR) spokesperson has termed the accusation a "distortion of facts".
Washington, Mar. 5 (ANI): American voters approve of the United States using unmanned drones to kill suspected terrorists abroad- even if the targets are U.S. citizens, according to a recent poll.
Pakistan seeks alternative to 'counterproductive' drone strikes Feb 22, 11:10 am
Islamabad, Feb 22 (ANI): Calling drone attacks in Pakistan as 'counterproductive', the country's President Asif Ali Zardari has stressed the need for an alternate solution.
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has defended the US administration's use of lethal drone strikes, calling them 'very effective' in wiping out terrorists.
Islamabad, Feb. 19 (ANI): Drone strikes in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) were being conducted with the government's complicity, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said.
Washington, Feb. 18 (ANI): Top Senate Republicans have disagreed over who should authorize drone strikes on Americans suspected of involvement in terrorist activities.
Sydney, Feb 14 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has announced the Pentagon would create new medals to recognize the battlefield contributions of American soldiers, who launch the drone strikes and direct the cyber attacks that can kill or disable an enemy, without even setting foot in the combat zone
US student designs 'drone-proof city' Feb 13, 1:44 pm
London, Feb. 13 (ANI): A law student in the US has made a novel design for a drone-proof city.
Washington, Feb. 13 (ANI): Americans overwhelmingly approve of President Barack Obama's use of drones to kill foreign terrorists, but do not support it when the target is a U.S. citizen, a poll has revealed.
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