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World / United States 'Innocent' child's face targets drone operators 07 April 2014 Channel 4 News

A giant portrait of a child - intended to be seen by drone operators and US satellites monitoring the region - is unveiled on the ground in Pakistan in an attempt to "save innocent lives".

World / South Korea South Korea drone crash - did it come from the North? 01 April 2014 Channel 4 News

An unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone, has crashed in South Korea, officials say, raising suspicions that it is a part of North Korea's burgeoning espionage arsenal.

Google and Facebook fight for web supremacy with drones and balloons 29 March 2014

Pilotless drones and high-altitude balloons are some of the ideas being mooted by the internet giants keen to dominate the infrastructure of the web.

UK / United States Need for 'more clarity' over UK drones programme 25 March 2014 Channel 4 News

MPs defend the UK military's controversial drones programme, saying pilots are not video-gaming "warrior geeks", and call for more clarity around their secretive use.

World / United States US drone war must be 'brought into the light' - video 25 February 2014 Channel 4 News

Kareem Khan's brother and son were killed in a Pakistan drone strike in 2009. Now he is in the UK to meet MPs and tells Channel 4 News "most drone strikes are killing innocent people".

Technology / United States What is ABI - and will it make drones even deadlier? 22 February 2014 Matthew Bell

This week Senator John McCain moved to shift control of US drones from the CIA to the defence department. Meanwhile, fears grow about the application of activity-based intelligence to drones.

World / Somalia Somalia drone attack kills al-Shabaab commander - video 27 January 2014

A senior al-Shabaab commander, who was behind several suicide attacks, has been killed in an American missile attack in southern Somalia.

World March of the machines: is the future of warfare robotic? 20 December 2013 Jennifer Rigby

As military top brass warn of an obsession with "exquisite" equipment and the RAF opens up UK drone HQ, Channel 4 News asks if the next generation of battles will be fought not by man, but by machine.

Inside the 'cockpit' of a drone: the asymmetry of modern war 18 December 2013

It was a weird feeling, standing there in my suit and tie at the edge of the virtual battle space. Because the asymmetry of power is massively dramatized in this drone 'cockpit'.

World / Japan Could British drones help with Fukushima clean-up? 17 December 2013 Jennifer Rigby

Parts of Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, which was devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, are still too dangerous for humans to enter. But not, perhaps, for drones.