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# No-Fly Zone

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# Ukraine
Explainer: Why a no-fly zone over Ukraine won't happen, despite Zelenskyy's plea
Ukrainian officials have continued to call for direct air-support from the international community.
# No-Fly Zone
Ukrainian issues emotional plea to Boris Johnson for no-fly zone to prevent Russian bombing
Journalist Daria Kaleniuk told Boris Johnson in Warsaw that he must do more to protect civilians in Ukraine.
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# Drones
Drones banned from flying over Trevor Deely search site
Gardaí have been searching the site in Dublin 20 since Saturday.
Drones will face new rules to cut risks
“Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.
Airline bosses meet to try stop 'chaos' over air traffic control strikes
Another eight strikes have been announced in Italy and Portugal.
Ryanair cancels 166 flights (including 12 in Dublin) over French strike action
Some 30,000 customers will have their flights cancelled tomorrow.
# No-Fly Zone
You probably don't want to fly with any of the airlines on this 'blacklist'
Hundreds of airlines are banned from European airspace.
# No fly-half zone
Leinster fans present Nigel Owens with a new passport
We’re not sure this would get the referee on an aeroplane either.
# No-Fly Zone
Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert
Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.
# No-Fly Zone
US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel
The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.
# mh17
One of the most crucial air routes in the world cuts through Ukrainian airspace
The area is now a no-fly zone after last night’s crash.
# No-Fly Zone
Don't sit in the front row at a basketball game
Derrick Gordon of UMass demonstrates one of the occupational hazards of being a journalist.
The Redzone: The 49ers can cool the Jets
With both teams unexpectedly 2-1, but for very different reasons, there’s a lot on the line in New York this weekend.
# Libya
NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes
A third of the civilians who died from the air strikes on the country last year were under 18 with NATO not yet having paid any compensation.
# Libya
NATO takes over enforcement of Libyan no-fly zone
This does not mean that the US can make a quick exit from the military operation, experts say.
# Libya
Rebels buoyed after third night of Coalition fire on Libya
The international coalition bombards Gaddafi’s air defences, but rebels are still not organised enough to take command.
# Libya
Reports claim that Gaddafi's sixth son has been killed
Libyan government denying that he died in attack by kamikaze pilot on military barracks in Tripoli.
# Libya
World leaders announce start of military action against Gaddafi
French military jets have been carrying out recon operations over Libya today, according to French military sources.
# Libya
No-fly zone over Libya approved by UN
UN members voted on the no-fly zone last night, which came hours after Gaddafi vowed to crush the rebellion in his country.
# Libya
Libyan official lands in Cairo with Gaddafi message
Egyptian airport officials say Libyan military official who arrived in Cairo this afternoon is carrying a message from Muammar Gaddafi.
# Libya
Gaddafi blames foreigners for Libyan unrest as no-fly zone talks continue
Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has appeared on state television yet again to denounce the pro-democracy uprising.
# No-Fly Zone
The 'no-fly zone' explained
The growing calls for a no-fly zone to be placed over Libya have prompted questions as to what exactly is it and how would it work. explains.
# Libya
Efforts stepped up to impose no-fly zone as UN says one million people need aid in Libya
The UK and France are stepping up efforts to impose a no-fly zone over Libya as the US does not rule out military intervention in Libya.
# Libya
Gaddafi threatens 'another Vietnam' as Libyan crisis deepens
Pro-Gaddafi forces are said to have bombed rebel held targets, as the US plays down talk of a no-fly zone and Venezuela offers to mediate the crisis.
# Libya
US Senate approves resolution demanding Gaddafi's resignation
Senators unanimously pass a resolution seeking regime change in Libya, and calling on the UN to impose a no-fly area.