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Sweden: Traces of explosives found at Baltic Sea pipelines

November 18, 2022 7:28 pm

Nord Stream 1 carried Russian gas to Germany until Moscow cut off supplies at the end of August.

Three inquiries, but no answers to who blew holes in nord stream pipelines

October 26, 2022 9:39 am

The acute geopolitical tensions surrounding the blasts — coming amid the fierce fighting in Ukraine and an economic war between Moscow and the West — have heightened the caution.

Nobel season is here: 5 things to know about the prizes

October 03, 2022 12:23 pm

The prizes in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and peace were established by the will of Alfred Nobel, a wealthy Swedish industrialist and the inventor of dynamite. The first awards were handed out in 1901, five years after Nobel's death.

The astonishing rise of the right-wing Sweden Democrats

September 13, 2022 4:51 pm

In an election sweep that came as a shock to some, the right-wing Sweden Democrats are now poised to be part of the governing coalition. But who are they and what do they stand for?

Swedish right opposition inches ahead in election cliff-hanger

September 12, 2022 9:10 am

The figures show the Moderates, Sweden Democrats, Christian Democrats and Liberals winning 175 seats in the 349-seat parliament against 174 for the centre-left.

Swedes head to polls in close-run election marked by crime, energy crisis

September 11, 2022 9:56 am

Opinion polls show the centre-left running neck-and-neck with the right-wing bloc, where the Sweden Democrats look to have recently overtaken the Moderates as the second biggest party behind the Social Democrats.

Explained: Did Sweden's controversial Covid-19 strategy pay off?

August 13, 2022 11:56 am

Almost two-and-a-half years after the Covid-19 pandemic began, what can we say today about the outcomes of "the Swedish experiment"?

With eye on Russia, US Senate backs Finland and Sweden's joining NATO

August 04, 2022 4:21 am

Sweden and Finland applied for NATO membership in response to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, which has repeatedly warned both against joining the alliance.

Nato chief speaks with Erdogan about Finland, Sweden joining

June 05, 2022 8:06 am

Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO chief tweeted late Friday that he met with Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin in Washington and discussed “the need to address Turkey's concerns and move forward” with the Finnish and Swedish membership applications.

#SwedenGate: Why the Swedish tradition of not feeding guests sparked debate

June 04, 2022 7:19 am

The #SwedenGate is trending on social media, with users clashing over the Swedish tradition of not serving food to guests, particularly children, in certain situations. What prompted the debate, and how have the Swedes responded? How has racism entered the conversation?

SWEDEN PHOTOS

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.

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