If confirmed, an attack on Thursday which killed two militants would be the first US strike on in Pakistan since May last year - raising the possibility of a shift in policy.
The 20 strikes were carried out over one morning, targeting fighters from the regional arm of al Qaeda, their equipment and infrastructure.
A Bureau investigation has found a litany of serious complaints about the care provided at St Andrew's hospital in Northampton.
Since the US withdrew its combat forces from Afghanistan, responsibility for security has shifted to local partners - meaning it is often left in the hands of strongmen who have their own agendas.
A map purporting to show crimes by refugees in Germany employs sophisticated methods of information manipulation.
We should be "terrified" that prescriptions of colistin are rising steeply, say experts, as it's evidence of an increase in the most dangerous types of superbugs.
The NHS will continue to send patients to a private hospital found to be unsafe by government inspectors even though health insurers are boycotting it.
A private hospital run by a major provider has been rated unsafe by the health watchdog and accused of putting profits before patients.
Last year a landmark ruling gave hope of appeal to hundreds convicted under the criticised legal doctrine of joint enterprise. But it came too late for Edward Conteh.
The breaches mean meat contaminated with bugs that cause serious food poisoning can potentially reach supermarket shelves.
Working with a journalist who visited the targeted Yemeni village after the raid and gathered survivors' testimony, we have collected the names and ages of 25 civilians reportedly killed.
Airstrikes killed and injured more civilians in Afghanistan last year than at any time since the United Nations (UN) began systematically recording casualties there in 2009.
The case, involving an orthopaedic surgeon at a Kent hospital, raises serious questions about NHS oversight of its contracts with private health providers.
The outgoing Obama administration says it killed one civilian and 431-441 combatants in counterterrorism strikes last year – contrasting slightly with the Bureau’s estimate.
Obama developed a defining policy architecture which his successor Donald Trump now inherits: the ability to kill suspected terrorists anywhere without US personnel having to leave their bases.
The use of drones aligned with Obama’s ambition to keep up the war against al Qaeda while extricating the US military from intractable ground wars, but the programme has drawn much criticism.
The US is pursuing a conventional aerial campaign against the Taliban with virtually no troops on the ground to provide reliable intelligence to guide it.
Read about our impact over the last 12 months - from sparking greater White House transparency on civilians killed by drones to revealing the true figures on unaccompanied child migrants.
The Bureau’s complete data sets on drone strikes in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia.