Gulf Times - Sweden
Suspected bomb blast strikes south-Sweden town, about 20 injured

Suspected bomb blast strikes south-Sweden town, about 20 injured

An explosion thought to have been a bomb rocked a residential street in the town of Linkoping in southern Sweden on Friday, damaging several buildings and slightly injuring about 20 people, police officials said.

Sweden rejects detention request for Assange on rape allegation

Sweden rejects detention request for Assange on rape allegation

A Swedish court on Monday denied a request to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in absentia on suspicion of rape, although the suspicions against him remain.

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes

Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of ‘bickering’, as students walked out of classrooms around the world to back her demands ...

Woman injured in stabbing attack in southern Sweden

Woman injured in stabbing attack in southern Sweden

A woman was injured Tuesday in a stabbing attack in the southern Swedish city of Helsingborg, police said.

Sweden to re-open rape probe into WikiLeaks founder Assange

Sweden to re-open rape probe into WikiLeaks founder Assange

After a two-year hiatus, Sweden announced on Monday that it will re-open a preliminary rape investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that was dropped in 2017.

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 ...