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Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

A Swedish prosecutor dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner ...

Sweden to give 'new information' on Assange rape probe

Sweden to give 'new information' on Assange rape probe

The Swedish Prosecution Authority said Monday it will provide an update with ‘new information’ this week on a probe into a 2010 rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Outrage as Sri Lanka president pardons killer of Swedish teen

Outrage as Sri Lanka president pardons killer of Swedish teen

Sri Lanka's president has pardoned a death-row prisoner who murdered a Swedish teenager just a week before he leaves office, officials said Sunday, in a move that sparked national outrage.

Sweden exploring business opportunities in Qatar to bolster bilateral trade ties

Sweden exploring business opportunities in Qatar to bolster bilateral trade ties

Sweden is exploring business opportunities, especially in the areas of transport solutions and health, in Qatar as part of its strategy to enhance bilateral economic and trade relations between the two countries.

QDB announces deal between Qatar Fintech Hub, Findec

QDB announces deal between Qatar Fintech Hub, Findec

Qatari and Swedish entities specialising in financial technology (fintech) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that aims to contribute to the development of fintech-related co-operation between Qatar and Sweden.

North Korean, US officials at nuclear talks after latest missile test

North Korean, US officials at nuclear talks after latest missile test

North Korean and US officials on Saturday gathered for new nuclear talks in Stockholm after months of deadlock and Pyongyang's defiant test of a sea-launched ballistic missile this week.

Melting ice sees Sweden's highest peak lose crown after 139 years

Melting ice sees Sweden's highest peak lose crown after 139 years

The south peak of Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest peak for well over a century, has been demoted to second place

Greta Thunberg's New York arrival could be delayed

Greta Thunberg's New York arrival could be delayed

A racing yacht ferrying Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is rapidly approaching New York, the destination of her transatlantic voyage.

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg coping on 'roller coaster' yacht

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg coping on 'roller coaster' yacht

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg said Saturday life on the racing yacht ferrying her to New York was ‘like camping on a roller coaster.’

Sweden detains man on suspicion of plotting ‘terrorist crime’

Sweden detains man on suspicion of plotting ‘terrorist crime’

Police have detained a man in central Sweden on suspicion of conspiracy to commit ‘a terrorist crime’, the country's Prosecution Authority said on Thursday.

Swedish owner of tanker seized by Iran says crew 'safe'

Swedish owner of tanker seized by Iran says crew 'safe'

The Swedish company that owns the UK-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran said Wednesday it had finally been able to contact its crew being held on board and they declared themselves ‘safe’.

Teenage climate campaigner Thunberg honoured in France

Teenage climate campaigner Thunberg honoured in France

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage activist whose Friday school strikes protesting government inaction over climate change helped sparked a worldwide movement, received the Freedom Prize in France on Sunday.