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January 9, 2019 2:36 PM Drone operators subject to age limit, certification under new Canadian rules

Operators will be required to register their drones and mark them with the registration number. A minimum age limit of 14 for basic operations and 16 for advanced will be introduced. Pilots will have to keep their aircraft below 122 metres — 400 feet — above ground level and stay away from air traffic. The new rules, which cover drones weighing between 10

December 29, 2018 2:28 PM 2 drones found near Gatwick Airport not involved, UK police say

LONDON—British police said Saturday that two drones found near London’s Gatwick Airport were not involved in the disruption that shut down the busy airport just days before Christmas. Sussex Police Chief Giles York told BBC radio that police have searched 26 potential launch sites near the airport but do not believe they have found the drone that was seen near the runway 11

December 21, 2018 4:03 PM London’s Gatwick Airport resumes flights after drone chaos

Some British officials said shooting down a drone remains a “tactical option” but there were concerns that could inadvertently hurt people on the ground. “Shooting the drone out of the sky is probably one of the least effective options” available, said Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry of Sussex Police. He said police believe there was more than one drone 18

November 1, 2018 12:14 PM Freeland affirms ‘ironclad’ support of Israel following Pittsburgh murders

“It is unacceptable that so many years after the Holocaust, we still see incidents of hatred against religious groups, such as the appalling anti-Semitic attack on those at prayer in the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Shabbat just days ago.” Saturday’s fatal shooting of 11 Jewish celebrants at the Pittsburgh synagogue by a lone gunman was the deadliest 24

September 12, 2018 5:06 PM Three-day search for lost horse Noah comes to tragic end in swamp near Guelph

PUSLINCH TOWNSHIP, ONT.—Over three days more than a hundred volunteers combed fields and forest searching for a missing horse named Noah. But hope turned to heartbreak Tuesday afternoon when the horse’s body was spotted by a helicopter pilot in a swampy area in Puslinch, about 20 kilometres south of Guelph. The 23-year-old dark bay thoroughbred is believed 36

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 47

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 63

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 21

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 53

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 37