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Sunday, December 05, 2021



Sweden's first female premier returns days after quitting

November 29, 2021 10:45 pm

The former finance minister had won a similar vote on Wednesday but threw in the towel hours later after a junior coalition partner left the government over a lost budget vote.

Magdalena Andersson becomes Sweden's first female prime minister; resigns within hours

November 26, 2021 11:32 am

Magdalena Andersson was tapped to replace Stefan Lofven as party leader and prime minister, roles he relinquished earlier this year.

Lofven steps down, paving way for Sweden's 1st female PM

November 10, 2021 8:01 pm

Norlen is expected to ask Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson whether she can find support in the 349-seat Riksdag assembly to form a Cabinet.

Telling Numbers: Denmark, Sweden lead the way in climate change performance

November 10, 2021 7:00 pm

In the overall rankings, India is at number 10 with a score of 69.22. It is a high performer except in the renewable energy category, in which it is ranked “medium”. The report says that India is benefiting from its relatively low per-capita emissions.

Atal Innovation Mission and Sweden Embassy launch Instagram reels challenge for school students

November 02, 2021 9:49 am

The insta-reels will be judged on the novelty of the idea, clarity of thought and articulation and sustainability or climate action-angle.

Allegation of CIA 'murder' plot is game-changer in Assange extradition hearing, fiancee says

October 25, 2021 9:57 pm

U.S. authorities will this week begin their appeal against a British judge's refusal to extradite Assange - who is wanted on 18 criminal charges including breaking a spying law - because his mental health problems meant he would be at risk of suicide.

Sweden: Apartment building explosion leaves several injured

September 28, 2021 4:43 pm

The explosion occurred just before 5 am local time (0300 GMT) in the Annedal district in the center of Sweden's second-largest city, Gothenburg.

Belarus men holed up in Swedish embassy one year on

September 18, 2021 9:58 pm

Last year, Vladislav and Vitalij Kusnetshik sought political asylum at the Swedish embassy in Minsk. They have refused to leave the compound since, warning the Lukashenko regime may torture them.

UEFA EURO 2020 Highlights: Ukraine beat Sweden 2-1 after extra time

June 30, 2021 12:22 pm

UEFA EURO 2020, Sweden vs Ukraine Highlights: Ukraine beat Sweden 2-1 after extra time to reach Euro 2020 quarter-finals.

Swedish PM Stefan Lofven resigns after no-confidence vote

June 28, 2021 3:21 pm

Stefan Lofven had been given a deadline of midnight on Monday to either step down or call a snap election after losing the June 21 confidence vote when the Left Party withdrew its support. He had hoped to find fresh backing in parliament to secure his reappointment.


Swedish royal couple visits Jama Masjid, pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on Day 1

December 03, 2019 2:29 pm

The King and Queen visited Jama Masjid, Red Fort and Gandhi Smriti. Apart from Delhi, the royal couple is scheduled to visit Mumbai and Uttarakhand. It is King Gustaf's third visit to India.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's seven years in the Ecuadorean embassy

April 13, 2019 11:08 am

A look back at WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's seven years inside the Ecuadorean embassy, after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his asylum and he was arrested by British police.