The drone that lets you ditch the selfie stick
24 January 2017 | 3:52 pm
A drone that lives in your phone case is hoping to replace the selfie stick with options and angles way beyond arm's length.
17 Nov 2019
According to UPS Flight Forward, this was the first-ever prescription delivery by drone in the U.S. The delivery occurred on Nov. 1 from a CVS pharmacy to a residence and finally to a retirement community in North Carolina.
28 Mar 2020
Drone images show cars circulating in Wuhan as the Chinese government eases virus lockdown measures in the city where the coronavirus first emerged.
4 Oct 2020
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 while on an official visit to France, Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta discussed the main challenges facing him. Asked about the fight against terror, the Kenyan leader denied reports that the US military has sought authorisation to carry out drone strikes inside Kenya. He stressed that if such a request were made, he would refuse it. Kenyatta also addressed the Covid-19 pandemic, Kenya's economic development, as well as a bid to dissolve parliament because of a lack of gender equality.
9 Jan 2021
Africa's first drone academy has opened in Malawi, where students are learning how to make and fly drones, collect and analyse data.
8 Feb 2021
The Saudi-led military coalition intercepted an armed drone launched by Yemeni rebels, state media reported Sunday. The official Saudi Press Agency carried a statement from coalition spokesperson Turki al-Maliki saying they "intercepted and destroyed an armed drone."
27 Mar 2021
One of the explosive-laden drones fired at Saudi Arabia struck an oil terminal, resulting in a fire. Yemen's Houthi rebels have recently mounted increasing attacks on the kingdom.
12 May 2021
To celebrate winning the Premier League, Manchester City releases a single-shot drone video in which the UAV flies around, through and above its stadium, ending by circling the Premier League trophy.
22 Jun 2021
An aviation firm has carried out the first tests in India of longer-range drone deliveries, as hopes grow that they could deliver medicines as well as Covid-19 vaccines to remote areas.
3 Jul 2021
Drone attacks are causing a crisis in the Mideast and experts are calling for a better regulatory regime. But would more rules even have an impact in the region?
19 Jul 2021
Drone images show the extent of the floods in the Belgian city of Pepinster. The death toll in Belgium jumped to 23 with more than 21,000 people left without electricity in one region.
20 Jul 2021
Residents and students attend a vigil at the gates of the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi to pay homage to Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photographer Danish Siddiqui. The Reuters news agency photographer was killed covering fighting between Afghan security forces and the Taliban near a border crossing with Pakistan. The Reuters news agency photographer was killed Friday covering fighting between Afghan security forces and the Taliban near a border crossing with Pakistan. "Danish was a people's journalist... He used to narrate the sorrow and pain of our times through his camera," said one resident. His photos of protests in the neighbourhood against a controversial citizenship law last year were well-known among the residents here.
24 Jul 2021
Drone images show a pile of vehicles swept away by floods, blocking a highway in central China's Zhengzhou. Torrential rains hit the city, leading to at least 25 deaths and millions of dollars in damages.
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A Shanghai court said the billionaire, who had not been seen in public since 2017, was sentenced and his investment firm was fined for embezzlement and bribery.
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A German former world-class high diver has said he was sexually abused by his coach over a period of several years. Jan Hempel said the abuse continued even after he had informed the national swimming federation.
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Kenya's presidential election results came down to a knife-edge, and may be contested. But winner Ruto says "there is no room for vengance."
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Mona Magdy, a popular Sudanese singer, has not stopped performing in concerts despite undergoing treatment for stage 2 breast cancer.
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A small group of women rallied in the Afghan capital for the first time in months, demanding a return of their freedoms, after the Taliban reneged on promises to maintain the marginal gains women made in recent years.
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The Chinese military responded to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan by launching a series of drills after she left. The drills have not just caused political tensions. They have also impacted everyday life along the Taiwanese shoreline.