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Venezuela to try lawmakers for failed Maduro drone attack

Maduro and his government said the president had been targeted by two flying drones each carrying a kilogram of powerful C-4 explosives

Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro ‘assassination’ bid

'There is sufficient evidence of the participation of the outgoing Colombian government of President Juan Manuel Santos' — Maduro

Pakistan to take US drone strike issue to UN

Pakistan says it would raise the issue of US drone strikes inside its territory at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Drones will return to bite Obama in the US

Detailed investigations of possible war crimes arising from drone attacks in Pakistan and Yemen pose difficult questions for the US.

Saudi al-Qaeda number two killed in US drone attack

Saudi Arabia's second-in-command of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Said al-Shehri has been killed in a US drone attack in Yemen.

Nine militants killed in drone, air force strikes in Pakistan

At least nine suspected militants have been killed in a US drone strike and a separate military operation in Pakistan's tribal region.

US drone strike in Pakistan kills 16

Unmanned US aircraft fired four missiles at a house in north-west Pakistan, killing 16 suspected militants, says Pakistani intelligence officials.

US drone attacks undermine the rule of law

US use of drones has soared during Obama's time in office, with the White House authorising attacks in at least four countries.

UN investigator questions Obama on US drones

A UN investigator has asked US President Barack Obama to justify his policy of assassinating terror suspects using drones rather than capturing them.

US suspends drone attacks in Pakistan — report

The US Central Intelligence Agency has suspended drone missile strikes on gatherings of low-ranking militants in Pakistan.

Pakistan says dozens killed in US drone strikes

At least 30 militants were killed in less than 12 hours in a hail of missile strikes by suspected US drone aircraft in Pakistan's north-west region.

Drone attack on ’emboldened’ al-Qaeda group in Somalia

The United States conducted a drone attack in Somalia, apparently wounding two senior members of al-Shabaab.

Libya buries dead imams killed in Nato strike

Libyans prepared on Saturday to bury 11 imams killed in what Muammar Gaddafi's regime said was a Nato air strike.

Pakistan vows no repeat of Bin Laden raid

Pakistan's Parliament on Saturday demanded an end to US drone strikes on its territory and called for a probe into the raid that killed Bin Laden.

Dozens killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

A US drone missile strike on Thursday killed at least 38 suspected militants in a Pakistani region known as a haven for Taliban and al-Qaeda fighters.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

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​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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