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Director on tech tracking: 'Skynet has already won'

Director on tech tracking: 'Skynet has already won'

Terminator director James Cameron is one of the Hollywood's leaders in film technological advances. So you'd imagine he'd have the latest, biggest iPhone 6.

Zagreb mayor arrested on corruption charges

Anti-graft police have arrested the mayor of Zagreb, Milan Bandic, and several of his associates on suspicion of corruption and abuse of office, Croatian media report.

Nepal disaster death toll mounts

Nepal disaster death toll mounts

The death toll in a blizzard that engulfed trekkers on a popular hiking route in Nepal rose by nine to 39, as a helicopter search spotted more bodies stranded in the rugged, snow-covered Himalayan terrain.

Obama urges against Ebola hysteria

Obama urges against Ebola hysteria

With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but dozens of people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Barack Obama has urged Americans not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus.

Bermuda dodges major hurricane damage

Bermuda dodges major hurricane damage

Bermuda suffered extensive power outages after Hurricane Gonzalo pummeled the tiny island chain with rain and howling winds, but the tourist destination dodged catastrophic damage and death despite the direct hit.

NZ troops in Syria bad for reputation

Dunedin-born academic Leon Goldsmith has first-hand experience of Syria's descent into violence. Now, after surviving a run-in with the Assad regime's security intelligence services, he warns New Zealand should not get sucked into the conflict. Chris Morris reports.

Nepal blames forecasts, lax rules for trek disaster

Nepal blames forecasts, lax rules for trek disaster

Nepal's prime minister has promised to set up an early weather warning system after at least 29 people were killed in a blizzard on a popular Himalayan trekking route, raising concerns that amateurs were ill prepared for such expeditions.

16 killed at South Korea concert

Sixteen people were killed at an open-air pop concert in South Korea on Friday when the cover of a ventilation shaft they were standing on gave way, officials and media said.

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