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16 Aug
A pioneering drone lifeguard service rolled out across Spanish beaches saved the life of a 14-year-old boy this month as he struggled against a powerful tide off a beach in Valencia, its operators have said.
20 Jul 2022
Officials deny that the Russian President's visit to Tehran is also about the delivery of combat drones. That is unlikely, says Kersten Knipp — and argues that the countries are united in their fight against democracy.
16 Jun 2022
Amazon says it will launch a drone delivery service this year in Lockeford California. The community of over 3,500 in population will be the first in the U.S to start receiving package deliveries by drone and will also enjoy free drone delivery within 30 minutes.
10 Feb 2022
The death toll from Madagascar's latest cyclone rose to 29 on Tuesday (February 8) as residents of a devastated coastal town tried to fix their homes or build temporary shacks from wood and palm fronds scattered by the violent winds. Cyclone Batsirai slammed into the Indian Ocean island late on Saturday, battering the southeastern coastline until it moved away late on Sunday, leaving 91,000 people with damaged or destroyed homes, according to the state disaster relief agency.
22 Jan 2022
The Yemen civil war has created one of the world's worst humanitarian crises. The Houthi-backed foreign minister Hisham Sharaf tells DW his "government" will not stop fighting until the Saudi-led coalition withdraws.
8 Nov 2021
The residence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi was hit in an apparent drone attack, Iraqi officials said. The military has described the strike as an assassination attempt.
1 Nov 2021
The US Treasury has blacklisted two individuals and four entities involved in Iran's unmanned aerial vehicles program. Washington has said Iranian drones have been used to attack US forces and international shipping.
2 Oct 2021
The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to spew lava and ashes in La Palma, one of Spain's Canary Islands, where coastal residents are confined to their homes over fears of toxic gases as the lava hits the sea.
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.
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.
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?
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.

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