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    45 days prior permission must for flying drone

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:09am on July 22, 2020

    Drone users in the country need to take written permission at least 45 days before flying an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, or commonly known as...

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    Indian drones pursue locusts as swarms destroy swathes of crops

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi, India | Updated at 10:14pm on May 26, 2020

    Huge swarms of desert locusts are destroying crops across western and central India, prompting authorities Tuesday to step up their response to the country’s worst...

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    Drones disinfect Indian pandemic hotspot city after clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Ahmedabad | Updated at 10:17pm on May 09, 2020

    Drones hovered over the pandemic-stricken Indian city of Ahmedabad on Saturday spraying disinfectant on the streets, hours after security forces clashed with residents who flouted...

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    Pakistan shoots down Indian drone

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 02:15am on April 11, 2020

    Pakistan’s army said Thursday it had shot down a small Indian surveillance drone in Kashmir, as tensions rose over continued cross-border shelling in the disputed...

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    Israel plans drone acquisition to counter Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:06am on February 15, 2020

    Israel is to buy and develop drones on a ‘massive’ scale to increase its military edge over its enemies — Iran and its allies —...

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    US proposes remote ID requirement for drones

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:04pm on December 27, 2019

    US regulators on Thursday unveiled a proposal to require privately operated drones to use remote identification — a kind of electronic licence plate — as...

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    US deploys troops to Saudi Arabia over Iran threat

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    The Pentagon announced Friday it was bolstering US forces in Saudi Arabia after Riyadh asked for reinforcements following the September 14 drone-and-missile attack on Saudi...

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    Saudi assures Bangladesh oil supply not to face disruption despite drone attacks

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Crude oil supply to Bangladesh from Saudi Arabia will not be affected despite a disruption in oil production in the kingdom following drone attacks on...

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    Thailand says no impact on oil imports following Saudi attacks

    Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 12:20am on September 16, 2019

    Thailand’s energy minister said on Sunday the drone attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, the world’s top exporter, would have no impact on Thai...

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    Houthi drones hit 2 Armaco plants in Saudi Arabia

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Drone attacks sparked fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities on Saturday, the interior ministry said, the latest such assault claimed by Yemeni rebels as...