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Swedish police charged over killing of Down Syndrome man holding toy gun

Swedish police charged over killing of Down Syndrome man holding toy gun

Swedish prosecutors announced charges Friday against three police officers for the fatal shooting last year of an autistic man with Down Syndrome who was stopped while holding a toy gun.

Qatar-Sweden ties highlighted

Qatar-Sweden ties highlighted

The head of the Swedish delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) event, First Deputy Speaker of the Swedish Parlament Asa Lindestam ...

Nobel Peace Prize nomination for student climate campaigner Greta Thunberg

Nobel Peace Prize nomination for student climate campaigner Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegian lawmakers said Thursday.

Sweden beat mighty Norway for women's relay world title

Sweden beat mighty Norway for women's relay world title

Stina Nilsson survived a desperate assault from Norway's Therese Johaug to give Sweden a first ever world title in the women's 4x5-kilometres cross country relay on Thursday.

Sweden announces arrest of person suspected of spying for Russia

Sweden announces arrest of person suspected of spying for Russia

The Swedish security police Sapo said on Wednesday they have arrested a person on suspicion of spying for Russia.

Nobel figure quits after Swedish body's #MeToo scandal

Nobel figure quits after Swedish body's #MeToo scandal

Sara Danius resigned Tuesday from the Swedish Academy that selects the Nobel Prize in Literature, almost a year after she was forced out as permanent secretary by a #MeToo scandal.

Sweden recalls ambassador to Guatemala amid tensions over UN probes

Sweden recalls ambassador to Guatemala amid tensions over UN probes

Sweden has recalled its ambassador to Guatemala ‘for consultations,’ the Swedish Foreign Ministry said Sunday, amid a dispute over its support for a UN-run organization ...

Qatar Airways committed to boost passenger traffic to Sweden: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways committed to boost passenger traffic to Sweden: Al-Baker

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ new direct service to Gothenburg, Sweden, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar al-Baker, hosted a press conference at the Clarion Post Hotel in Gothenburg on Tuesday.

Suspected Ebola case in Sweden

Suspected Ebola case in Sweden

A patient in Sweden has been admitted to hospital with a suspected case of Ebola, a highly infectious and potentially fatal disease, health care officials said Friday.

Four tourists die in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists die in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists from Finland and Sweden were presumed dead on Friday, two days after they were feared to have been swept away by an avalanche in Norway while skiing, police said.

Three central Asians charged in Sweden with plotting terror crime

Three central Asians charged in Sweden with plotting terror crime

Three Central Asian men have been charged in Sweden with plotting to commit terrorist crimes as well as - along with three others - financing the Islamic State militant group, prosecutors said on Thursday.

Yemen rebels return to Sanaa after UN-led talks

Yemen rebels return to Sanaa after UN-led talks

A Houthi rebel delegation returned Friday to Yemen's insurgent-controlled capital of Sanaa after wrapping up an initial round of breakthrough UN-brokered peace talks in Sweden.