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Climate activist Greta Thunberg declines environmental award

She honoured at a Stockholm ceremony held by the Nordic Council, a regional body for inter-parliamentary cooperation.

30 Oct 2019 10:00 AM

India-born Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer win Nobel in Economics

Banerjee, 58, was educated at University of Calcutta, JNU and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D in 1988.

14 Oct 2019 3:40 PM

Dark matter and exoplanet discoveries win Nobel Physics Prize

'Their discoveries have forever changed our conceptions of the world,' the jury said.

08 Oct 2019 6:29 PM

9 killed in plane crash during skydiving trip in Sweden

The police said that all the victims were Swedish, with one person holding dual citizenship.

15 Jul 2019 9:37 AM

India, China, Pakistan increasing size of their nuclear arsenals: report

That represents a decrease of 600 nuclear weapons compared to the start of 2018.

17 Jun 2019 3:03 PM

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Champions League football architect Lennart Johansson dies aged 89

Sweden's soccer association said the former UEFA president died Tuesday after a short illness.

05 Jun 2019 2:20 PM

WikiLeaks founder Assange secures legal win, Swedish court denies detention request

The investigation into the alleged rape was suspended in 2017 because of Assange’s continued residence in the Ecuadorian embassy.

04 Jun 2019 6:12 PM

Swedish prosecutor files request for Assange's arrest over rape allegation

If granted, court order would be first step in process to have Assange extradited from Britain.

20 May 2019 3:37 PM

Assange rape investigation re-opened, Swedish prosecutor will seek extradition

Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson told a news conference she would continue and conclude a preliminary investigation that was dropped in 2017.

13 May 2019 3:52 PM

Air India plane with 179 onboard hits building at Stockholm airport, passengers safe

Pictures from the scene showed the Boeing aircraft parked on the runway with the very tip of its left wing stuck in the side of a building.

29 Nov 2018 9:57 AM

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'Threatened' Swedish cops shoot man with Down syndrome, he was holding toy gun

Torrell’s family said that Eric had Down syndrome, autism and was essentially nonverbal.

04 Aug 2018 3:00 PM

South Korea arms sales sparks up amid tensions with N Korea: study

South Korea is a top arms producer among emerging countries in the sector, including Brazil, India and Turkey.

11 Dec 2017 4:34 PM

Swedish synagogue firebombed after Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Some reports have also claimed that fire incident took place due to a party that was being held by Jewish students inside the synagogue.

10 Dec 2017 11:36 AM

Women in 21st century ‘locked out of labs’ and Nobel prizes

The peace prize is meanwhile the most favourable to women: 16 women laureates out of 104 people awarded.

08 Dec 2017 2:48 PM

Headless torso of female journlaist found in Danish waters: police

The female torso, with the head and limbs deliberately cut off, was found on Monday in Koge Bay, around 50 km south of Copenhagen. 

23 Aug 2017 2:58 PM

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Extremism grows, chiefly radical Islamists: Sweden

A 2010 Sapo report estimated the number of violent Islamist extremists in the Scandinavian country at 200.

16 Jun 2017 6:10 PM

WikiLeaks' Assange will be arrested if he leaves Ecuador's embassy: UK police

Assange, 45, has been holed up in the embassy since 2012 after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden.

19 May 2017 3:51 PM

Swedish prosecutors discontinue 7-year rape probe against WikiLeaks' Assange

Julian Assange has always denied the 2010 allegations, which he feared would see him extradited to the United States.

19 May 2017 3:45 PM

Swedish court jails 3 men for rape broadcast on Facebook

The court held them accountable for the rape since the victim was very intoxicated to give consent.

26 Apr 2017 9:20 AM

Second person arrested over Stockholm terror attack: court

A first suspect has been officially identified as a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan.

09 Apr 2017 7:43 PM

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