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Swiss spy agency warns U.S., Britain about huge data leak

altSecret information on counter-terrorism shared by foreign governments may have been compromised by a massive data theft by a senior IT technician for the NDB, Switzerland's intelligence service, European national security sources said.

Boeing union says trying to halt calls for wildcat strike

altThe union that represents Boeing Co's engineers said Saturday it is trying to halt efforts by some of its members to call a one-day, unauthorized strike next week against the plane maker to protest the slow progress of labor talks.

Ban urges increased support for UN fund helping countries emerging from conflict

altSecretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Member States to increase their support to the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, which provides financing for activities aiming to secure a lasting peace in countries emerging from conflict.

U.S. gives Iran until March to cooperate with IAEA

altThe United States set a March deadline for Iran to start cooperating in substance with a U.N. nuclear agency investigation, warning Tehran the issue may otherwise be referred to the U.N. Security Council.

China considering attending U.S.-hosted military exercise

altChina's Defence Ministry said it was considering a U.S. invitation to attend military drills in the Pacific, in what would be a rare case of cooperation between the countries that share deep military suspicions.

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