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February 19, 2018 2:19 PM Iranian search and rescue teams reach wreckage from deadly plane crash

The crash, which killed all 65 people on board the plane, was yet another fatal aviation disaster for Iran. TEHRAN, IRAN—Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran’s Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional 31

February 10, 2018 7:27 AM Israel, citing Iranian drone launched from Syria, strikes back with force

Israel says it is holding Iran directly responsible for the violation of airspace The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday and struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a "severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty." The military said its planes faced heavy 41

October 26, 2017 6:58 PM 'In Flanders Fields' re-created with poppies, drones

The Royal British Legion has given the classic WWI-era poem "In Flanders Fields" a contemporary new look. Written in 1915 by Canadian doctor John McCrae, the poem remains one of the most popular from the First World War. In its new treatment, the lines of the poem are written out using poppies and placed in seven different locations, including the White 13

October 23, 2017 6:47 AM Philippines declares militants in Marawi 'finished'

Siege had sparked fears ISIS would influence and strengthen local militancies in region Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana declared the last of the pro-Islamic State in Iraq and Syria group militants in southern Marawi city "finished" Monday, exactly five months after the start of the siege that sparked fears of the group gaining a foothold 42

October 18, 2017 1:09 AM If Pakistan failed to free Boyle family SEAL Team 6 would have, U.S. officials say

U.S. diplomat told Pakistan to take action to free the family that had been held hostage since 2012, or elite American forces would step in. WASHINGTON—A CIA drone was circling a remote valley in northwest Pakistan last month when it picked up an unusual sight: a young woman and children in a militant camp. To intelligence analysts, she appeared to be an American 22

October 16, 2017 2:59 PM Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleading guilty to desertion, misbehaviour

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years after walking away from his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and misbehaviour-before-the-enemy charges that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life. "I understand that leaving was against the law," said Bergdahl, who admitted 19

October 15, 2017 4:11 PM Plane sustained minor damage after hitting drone near Quebec City: Garneau

Skyjet plane was struck as it approached Jean Lesage airport Thursday Canada's transport minister says he's relieved a commercial aircraft sustained only minor damage when it was hit by a drone near Quebec City's airport last week. Marc Garneau says the incident occurred on Thursday when a Skyjet plane was struck as it approached the Jean Lesage airport 15

October 15, 2017 3:58 PM Drone collides with commercial plane over Quebec City

Canada’s transport minister called on drone operators to fly responsibly after one of the aerial vehicles struck a commercial flight above Quebec City on Thursday. Transport Minister Marc Garneau said the incident occurred on Thursday when a Skyjet plane was struck by a drone as it approached the Jean Lesage airport. In a statement, Garneau said it was the first 17

October 15, 2017 3:48 PM Drone strikes commercial aircraft in Quebec: Garneau

A Skyjet flight heading to Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport was struck by a drone on Oct. 12, according to Minister of Transport Marc Garneau. Emergency measures were immediately put in place and the plane was able to land safely, according to French media reports. No injuries were reported. “This should not have happened,” Garneau told reporters 18

September 28, 2017 12:50 AM Sky's the limit at incoming Toronto drone show

The two-day event provides information from manufacturers, software providers, service companies, and guest speakers on the industry as well as information for recreational drone users. The future use of drones may bring visions of parcels and pizzas delivered to your door, but at present drones are used for surveying properties, agriculture, mapping 36