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Israeli court backs Shalit deal   Jerusalem: Supreme Court has backed a prisoner swap with Hamas, rejecting petitions against freeing more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners Israel publishes prison swap list  Jerusalem: Israel has published the names of 450 Palestinian prisoners who are to be released in exchange for the captured Israeli soldier   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
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B. 2015-06-06 India and Bangladesh sign historic territory swap deal Dhaka, Bangladesh
2. 2015-02-21 Ukraine prisoner swap boosts truce Luhansk, Donbass
3. 2014-06-11 Chuck Hagel defends Bowe Bergdahl swap U.S. Senate
E. 2014-06-01 US parties clash over prisoner deal Washington
F. 2012-03-08 Greece confirms debt deal success Greece
G. 2012-03-07 Greece debt swap deadline looms Greece
2011-10-18 Shalit back in Israel after swap Israel
I. 2011-10-17 Israeli court backs Shalit deal Jerusalem
J. 2011-10-15 Israel publishes prison swap list Jerusalem

  Greece debt swap deadline looms  A leading European Union official has urged private holders of Greek bonds to sign up to a vital debt swap deal ahead of a deadline later on Thursday   Shalit back in Israel after swap
India and Bangladesh sign historic territory swap deal   Prime ministers Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina have signed an agreement to simplify their border by exchanging more than 150 enclaves   Ukraine prisoner swap boosts truce Map of Luhansk Ukraine  Donbass: Ukrainian government and rebel forces have exchanged dozens of prisoners, a week after a ceasefire came into effect in the east of the country Chuck Hagel defends Bowe Bergdahl swap   U.S. Senate: US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has defended the Obama administration's swap of Sgt Bowe Bergdahl for five Guantanamo Bay detainees US parties clash over prisoner deal   Washington: Republicans warning the deal to swap five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held soldier could put American lives at risk   Greece confirms debt deal success

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  The Greek government has indicated that it has secured sufficient backing for a debt swap deal that will enable it to avoid defaulting on its debts.    85.8% of bondholders subject...

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  Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has arrived back in Israel following his release from five years' captivity, as part of a prisoner exchange deal
 He taken from Gaza to Egypt, and then to an airbase in Israel where he was reunited with his family. The first of 477 Palestinians to be released have arrived in Gaza and the West Bank. Another 550 are to be freed next month

  Jerusalem: Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five years
Sep.11   Australia to pursue Malaysia migrant swap  Prime Minister Julia Gillard says her government wants to revive an asylum-seeker swap deal with Malaysia

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Jul.9   U.S., Russia swap spies
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   Austria: The United States and Russia completed a spy swap Friday, exchanging the agents on chartered planes at an airport in Vienna
 The plane carrying 10 Russian agents, who were expelled from the United States for intelligence gathering, landed at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport. A US jet which picked up 4 Russians freed by the Kremlin has landed in Washington. It dropped two of them off in the UK en route
Feb.6   West questions Iran nuclear claim  Western powers have responded with scepticism to a claim that a deal to swap enriched uranium for nuclear fuel could now be close

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Dec.13   Iran 'ready to swap uranium for fuel'  Iran is ready to give up some enriched uranium in exchange for fuel that would power a reactor used in cancer research

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Aug.22 East German spy swap fixer dies   Bavaria: Lawyer Wolfgang Vogel, who oversaw some of the Cold War's biggest swaps of captured spies in Berlin, has died at 82 Jul.16   Militants get heroes' welcome home
  Beirut: 5 Lebanese militants, including a convicted murderer, received heroes' welcomes as they returned from Israel as part of a prisoner swap     Israel swaps prisoners for bodies
  Israel identified the bodies it received from Hezbollah in a prisoner swap as those of two Israeli soldiers abducted in 2006.    Israel has handed over 5 Lebanese prisoners and is releasing the remains of 200 Lebanese and other fighters. El...
Jul.15   Israel and Hezbollah set for swap  Israel and the Lebanese militant group are preparing to hand over prisoners in an exchange UN-mediated deal Jun.1   Israel sends back Hezbollah spy   Nissim Nasser, an Israeli citizen convicted of spying in 2002, has been deported to Lebanon, amid rumours it might be part of a prisoner swa... Apr.18   Bank 50bn mortgage rescue plan  London: The Bank of England will next week unveil a plan to swap government bonds for British banks' mortgages

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Nov.21     Colombia halts Chavez mediation  Colombia has ended the involvement of Venezuelan President in attempts to negotiate a prisoner swap with left-wing rebels Mar.21   Italian freed in Taliban swap deal  Helmand: Afghan government released 5 Taliban prisoners to win the freedom of a reporter who had been kidnapped in Helmand province

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Jul.10 Hamas leader insists on prisoner swap
. Syria Jul.6 France signs debt-for-nature agreement. Cameroon

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Jan.23 Debt offer draws support
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Jul.31 Red Sox ship Garciaparra to Cubs
  Boston: The Red Sox sent star shortstop to Chicago in a blockbuster, 4-team swap
Jan.29   Israel and Hezbollah swap prisoners Map of Cologne Germany  Ruhr: Israel released 35 prisoners. Hezbollah released an abducted Israeli businessman and the bodies of 3 Israel soldiers Jan.24   Israel, Hezbollah to swap prisoners
   Lebanon: Germany brokered the exchange. Israel would release 35 prisoners, including 2 senior Hezbollah officials

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Nov.10   Prisoner swap with Hezbollah approved
  Jerusalem: Israel's cabinet narrowly approved a deal to swap 400 Palestinian and Lebanese prisoners for 4 Israelis

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Jun.2   FARC inks landmark prisoner swap
   Colombia: Government and leftist rebels signed an agreement allowing the first exchange of prisoners in the 37-year-old war May.19   Chinese Premier arrives in Thailand
  On agenda of 4-day visit is $4 billion bilateral currency swap agreement

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