Jordan proposes prisoner swap, fate of Japanese IS hostage unclear

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Jordan proposes prisoner swap, fate of Japanese IS hostage unclear

AMMAN - Jordan offered on Wednesday to hand over an Iraqi woman on death row for her role in a 2005 suicide bomb attack if a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State was released.

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Oil slips below $49 on huge U.S. stock build, firm dollar

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Oil slips below $49 on huge U.S. stock build, firm dollar

LONDON - Oil slipped below $49 (32 pounds) a barrel on Wednesday after an industry report said U.S. crude stocks rose by the most on record last week, and as a firmer dollar added to pressure on prices.

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CEO detained following lending scandal disclosure at Ocean Bank

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CEO detained following lending scandal disclosure at Ocean Bank

Police from the Ministry of Public Security on Wednesday arrested Nguyen Minh Thu, general director of the Dai Duong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Ocean Bank), for her involvement in an unlawful lending case disclosed late last year at the Hanoi-based bank.

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Violence flares on Israel-Lebanon frontier; seven Israeli soldiers wounded

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The threat of a full-blown conflict between Israel and Hezbollah increased on Wednesday after the Lebanese militant group fired a missile at an Israeli army vehicle along the frontier and wounded seven soldiers, the biggest escalation since a 2006 war.

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Jordan proposes prisoner swap, fate of Japanese IS hostage unclear

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Jordan proposes prisoner swap, fate of Japanese IS hostage unclear

Jordan said on Wednesday it was willing to hand over an Iraqi woman jailed for her role in a 2005 suicide bomb attack if a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State was released.

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Vietnam’s two biggest cities to upgrade power grids on $273mn ADB loan

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Vietnam’s two biggest cities to upgrade power grids on $273mn ADB loan

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a financial mechanism to develop the power grids in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City under a foreign loan worth more than US$270 million, local media reported Wednesday.

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Vietnam’s helicopter crashed after technical error: colonel

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An air crash that killed four Vietnamese soldiers on Wednesday morning happened after the crew failed to fix a technical error, a colonel said.

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Hostage Mom's plea to Japan's leader: Please save Kenji

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Hostage Mom's plea to Japan's leader: Please save Kenji

The mother of a Japanese hostage held by Islamic State group extremists appealed publicly Wednesday to Japan's leader to save her son after his captors purportedly issued what they said was a final death threat.

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U.S. provides more aid to Ukraine, threatens to step up sanctions on Russia

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U.S. provides more aid to Ukraine, threatens to step up sanctions on Russia

The United States signed an agreement on Wednesday to provide $2 billion in loan guarantees to help war-torn Ukraine with "near-term social spending" in 2015 and said it was prepared to step up economic sanctions against Russia if necessary.

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Vietnam index ends up 0.8 pct, banks surge

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Vietnam's benchmark VN Index climbed 0.77 percent to close at 583.76 points on Wednesday, led by strong rallies in the banking sector while other stocks moved mixed amid cautious trade.

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Malaysia to release interim report on MH370 on March 7

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Malaysia to release interim report on MH370 on March 7

Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation will release an interim report on the investigation into the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 7, a day before the one-year anniversary of the disappearance, deputy transport minister Aziz Kaprawi said on Wednesday.

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Mother of Japanese captive begs PM to save son held by Islamic State

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Mother of Japanese captive begs PM to save son held by Islamic State

The mother of Islamic State captive Kenji Goto appealed for his life on Wednesday after a new video appeared to show the Japanese journalist saying he had 24 hours to live unless Jordan released a would-be suicide bomber.

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Indonesia's search for AirAsia crash victims could end in days

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Indonesia's search for AirAsia crash victims could end in days

Indonesia's search for dozens of victims still unaccounted for from last month's crash of an AirAsia passenger jet could end within days if no more bodies are found, a senior government official said on Wednesday.

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Vietnam military chopper crashes, four pilots feared dead: army official

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Vietnam military chopper crashes, four pilots feared dead: army official

A military helicopter with four pilots on board crashed in an outlying district of Ho Chi Minh City after it departed from Tan Son Nhat International Airport on Wednesday morning, a military official has confirmed.

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Japan PM slams 'despicable' Islamist execution threat

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An angry Japanese prime minister on Wednesday slammed as "utterly despicable" an Islamist militant threat to kill both a Japanese hostage and a Jordanian pilot unless Amman releases a jihadi bomber.

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