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  • Pictures, videos retrieved from downed Indian drone released

    ISLAMABAD: Army released on Monday pictures and video-clips retrieved from the spy drone it downed earlier this month near the Line of Control to back up its claim that the remotely piloted aerial vehicle was used by India for snooping in areas on the Pakistani side of LoC...

    “Photos and videos recovered from the internal memory of quadcopter provide irrefutable evidence that it was flown by Indian army for reconnaissance inside...

  • Indian drone downed near LoC

    “An Indian spy drone, which intruded into Pakistan along the LoC near Bhimber today, was shot down by Pakistani troops,” the ISPR said in a statement, adding that it was violating Pakis­tan’s territorial integrity...

    From the picture of the downed drone released by the ISPR, it appears to be a small quad copter type remotely piloted aerial vehicle...

  • ‘Toy drone’ downed near royal palace in Riyadh

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabian security forces shot down a toy drone in the capital Riyadh on Saturday, a senior Saudi official and the state news agency said, after videos were posted online showing gunfire in a neighbourhood where a royal palace is located...

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz was not present in the palace at the time of the drone incident, senior officials said...

  • Hezbollah says it downed Israeli drone

    BEIRUT: The Iran-backed Hezbollah movement said on Monday it had downed and seized an Israeli drone as it flew across the Lebanese border, a week after a flash confrontation between the arch-foes...

    Israel’s army said a drone it was operating “fell” in Lebanon on Sunday...

  • Erdogan apologised to Putin over downed jet, claims Kremlin

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin said on Monday that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had apologised to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over Ankara’s downing of one of Mos­cow’s military jets in Syria last year that shattered ties...

    Putin has repeatedly demanded an apology from Erdogan since the November 24 incident and the latest move could help spell the end of a feud that has seen Moscow slap a raft of sanctions on Ankara
  • Bomb may have downed Russian jet, US, UK officials say

    Meanwhile, Russian and Egyptian investigators said Wednesday that the cockpit voice recorder of the Metrojet Airbus 321-200 had suffered substantial damage in the weekend crash that killed 224 people...

    The IS group claimed it had downed the plane because of Moscow's recent military intervention in Syria against the extremist group, but Sisi dismissed that as "propaganda" aimed at damaging Egypt's image...

  • Families honour loved ones lost on downed MH17

    VIJFHUIZEN: The father of two siblings killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine three years ago said on Monday that relatives of the 298 people killed would not rest until those responsible face justice...

    Investigators last year said they had pinpointed 100 people they want to speak to who are believed to have been involved in transporting the Buk missile launcher or its use...

  • Russia opens black box of jet downed by Turkey

    MOSCOW: In the presence of foreign experts, Russian officials on Friday opened the damaged black box of a warplane shot down by Turkey last month, promising a transparent probe into the incident...

    Officials warned that the memory card sustained damage as they opened the orange-painted flight recorder, with British and Chinese experts observing the procedure
  • Federer downed by Isner, Nadal lucky to survive

    PARIS: A long season took its toll on Roger Federer on Thursday as the Swiss was knocked out of the Paris Masters following a 7-6(3) 3-6 7-6(5) third-round defeat by big serving John Isner...

    The third-seeded Swiss held serve throughout but lost two tiebreaks against his American opponent, who will face Spain's David Ferrer in the quarter-finals
  • Turkey, Russia ministers set for first meet since plane downed

    BELGRADE: The top diplomats of Turkey and Russia were set to meet for the first time since Ankara shot down one of Moscow's warplanes as dozens of foreign ministers gathered in Belgrade on Thursday...

    US Secretary of State John Kerry was also in the Serbian capital for the annual ministerial council of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which he was due to address early Thursday
  • Turkey ready to pay Russia compensation over downed jet: PM

    ANKARA: Turkey is ready "if necessary" to pay compensation to Russia after it shot down one of Moscow's military jets over Syria in November, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said...

    "We have said that if necessary we are ready to pay compensation," Yildirim told public TV network TRT late Monday, hours after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reached out a conciliatory hand to Moscow over the incident that shattered ties between the two...
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