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News: Sweden

We have started to collect the most important news related to Sweden in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Iraqi Airways drops routes

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 0:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Kuwait Kuwait, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Iraqi Airways drops flights to London and Sweden after a row with Kuwait over reparations, and the airline may be wound up.
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Sweden expels top Syrian over 'abduction'

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 9:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Sweden expels a high-ranking Syrian diplomat for allegedly planning to abduct the diplomat's daughter, Swedish media report.
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Swedish prophet artist attacked

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 20:05

A Swedish cartoonist who depicted Prophet Muhammad as a dog is attacked as he delivers a speech on artistic freedom.
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Greek man sues over being 'Turkish yoghurt model'

Friday, April 9th 2010, 19:57
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

A Greek man is suing a dairy in Sweden for $6.9m for using his image on pots of Turkish-style yoghurt, Swedish media report.
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Auschwitz suspect sent to Poland

Friday, April 9th 2010, 16:46
related countries: Poland Poland

A Swedish man wanted over the theft of a sign from Auschwitz death camp is extradited to Poland.
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Ericsson in $1.8bn China deals

Monday, March 29th 2010, 12:12
related countries: China China

Swedish telecoms equipment group Ericsson announces deals with China Mobile and China Unicom worth a combined $1.8bn.
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'Jihad Jane' denies terrorism charges

Thursday, March 18th 2010, 16:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: A

A self-styled "Jihad Jane", held in the US in connection with an alleged plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist, denies four charges.
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Two charged over cartoon 'plot'

Monday, March 15th 2010, 23:00
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Two men are charged in the Irish Republic in connection with an investigation into an alleged plot to murder a Swedish cartoonist.
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Woman freed in Vilks 'death plot'

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 15:04
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United States United States

A US woman held in Ireland over an alleged plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist is freed, as three others are still questioned.
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Three freed in Irish 'Vilks plot'

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 9:25
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Police in the Irish Republic release three of the seven Muslims arrested over an alleged plot to murder a Swedish cartoonist.
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Turkey and Sweden in genocide row

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 22:26
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey withdraws its ambassador to Sweden after the parliament votes to describe as genocide the killing of Armenians in WWI.
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Extradition for Auschwitz suspect

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 17:26
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Stockholm

A Stockholm court rules a Swedish man can be extradited to Poland for trial over the theft of a sign from Auschwitz.
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Two in court over cartoonist plot

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 10:53
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Two people are due in court in the Irish Republic over an investigation into an alleged plot to murder a Swedish cartoonist.
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Irish 'plot to kill cartoonist'

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 18:24
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Seven people are arrested in the Irish Republic over an alleged plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist for depicting the Prophet Muhammad.
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Adjusting to Swedish life, after Andijan

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 12:11
related countries: Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

In May 2005, troops in Andijan, Uzbekistan, opened fire on demonstrators. Uzbek authorities threw out all foreign press - including the BBC's Monica Whitlock. Five years on, she meets survivors leading new lives in Sweden.
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Ships freed from Baltic Sea ice

Friday, March 5th 2010, 10:20
related places: Stockholm

Dozens of ships that had been trapped in ice in the Baltic Sea off Stockholm, some for several days, have been freed.
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'Fake pilot' arrested with 101 passengers on board

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 15:06
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Amsterdam

A Swedish pilot without a valid licence to fly is arrested at Amsterdam as he was about to fly with 101 passengers, Dutch police say.
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Internationals as they happened

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 22:28
related countries: Albania Albania, Czech Republic Czech Republic, Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

England come from behind to beat Egypt at Wembley, while Craig Levein's reign as Scotland manager gets off to a winning start, but Wales and Northern Ireland lose.
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Live Winter Olympics - Day 16

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 16:48
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland beat Sweden to win the men's curling bronze as Giuliano Razzoli leads after the first leg of the men's slalom on a busy penultimate day.
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Nigeria appoint Lagerback as boss

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 11:09
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria appoint former Sweden coach Lars Lagerback to lead them at the World Cup in South Africa in June.
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Live - Winter Olympics Day 13

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 17:47
related countries: United States United States

GB men's curlers and women's bobsleighers Nicola Minichiello and Gillian Cooke crash out of the Winter Olympics in an action-packed day in Vancouver.
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EU's pick for envoy to US queried

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 12:00
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Eu, Washington

Sweden and France voice concern over the appointment of the European Commission chief's top aide as the new EU ambassador to Washington.
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'My Swedish flicka' - JFK love letters up for auction

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 12:29
related countries: United States United States

Secret letters written by former US President John F Kennedy to his Swedish lover are being put up for auction.
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