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Swedish tourists attacked in Tunisia

Monday, January 17th 2011, 13:12
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Swedish tourists are severely beaten after being caught up in the ongoing violence in Tunisia
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Dead Swedish birds 'had external injuries'

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 18:40

Officials investigating the mysterious deaths of up to 100 birds in Sweden say tests reveal they suffered external injuries.
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Swedes 'want king to abdicate'

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 10:36
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: An

An opinion poll for a leading Swedish newspaper suggests nearly two thirds of the country want the King, Carl Gustaf the Sixteenth, to abdicate in favour of his daughter, Crown Princess Victoria.
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Mysterious bird deaths hit Sweden

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 14:17
related countries: United States United States

Dozens of dead birds are found lying in a residential street in Sweden, days after thousands of birds fell to their deaths in the US.
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Swedish actor feared dead in fire

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 19:22

Award-winning Swedish actor Per Oscarsson is feared dead after unidentified human remains are found in his burnt-out house.
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Swede jailed for Auschwitz theft

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 16:28

A Polish judge jails a Swedish man for 32 months for plotting the theft of the "Arbeit macht frei" Auschwitz entrance sign.
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Assange fears Swedish 'injustice'

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 7:47

Julian Assange tells the BBC he is fighting a Swedish extradition warrant because he believes "no natural justice" would occur in Sweden.
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Assange tells of 'smear campaign'

Friday, December 17th 2010, 3:52

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says a "smear campaign" is being mounted against him, and vows to continue disclosing material on his website.
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Wikileaks founder Assange freed

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 20:41

The founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, is set free on bail as he fights extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations.
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Wikileaks appeal set for Thursday

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 11:24

Swedish prosecutors will make their appeal against bail for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the High Court on Thursday.
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Electrolux set to cut 2,100 jobs

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 10:47
related countries: Canada Canada

Sweden's Electrolux says it will cut costs by shedding 2,100 jobs in Europe and Canada in the next three years.
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Wikileaks chief's release delayed

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 23:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is granted bail by a London court as he fights sexual assault claims, but he will remain in custody until an appeal is heard.
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Welcome for Peru's Nobel winning writer

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 10:16
related countries: Peru Peru
related places: Stockholm

The winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa, has arrived in his native Peru after receiving his award in the Swedish capital, Stockholm.
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Sweden bomber 'headed for crowds'

Monday, December 13th 2010, 20:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Stockholm

A man who blew himself up in Stockholm was carrying three explosive devices towards crowded areas, intending to kill as many as possible, prosecutors say.
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Mosque 'challenged bomber's view'

Monday, December 13th 2010, 17:27
related places: A, Stockholm

A suspected suicide bomber who detonated explosives in Stockholm was challenged about his extreme views, a Luton mosque official says.
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UK search amid Sweden bomb probe

Monday, December 13th 2010, 15:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Stockholm

Police search a house in Luton as part of the inquiry into Saturday's suspected suicide bombing in Stockholm.
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Alleged bomber audio: "We're for real"

Monday, December 13th 2010, 9:36
related places: Stockholm

Audio recording received by Swedish news agency TT minutes before the Stockholm bomb attack.
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Sweden probes 'terrorist' attack

Sunday, December 12th 2010, 23:50
related places: Stockholm

Two explosions in a busy shopping area of Sweden's capital Stockholm are being investigated as a terrorist attack, officials say.
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Sweden confirms 'terrorist' attack

Sunday, December 12th 2010, 17:48
related places: Stockholm

Police in Sweden say they are treating two explosions in the centre of Stockholm as a terrorist attack.
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Swedish PM: Bomb blasts 'unacceptable'

Sunday, December 12th 2010, 17:08

Swedish PM Fredrik Reinfeldt: ''what has happened is both unwanted and unacceptable''
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Swedish shoppers caught in blasts

Sunday, December 12th 2010, 5:45
related places: Stockholm

Blasts in Stockholm kill one person and injure two in what Sweden's foreign minister says was a failed terrorist attack.
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Spanish anger at Wikileaks arrest

Sunday, December 12th 2010, 2:41
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Street

Street protests in Spain call for the release of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who faces extradition from Britain to Sweden.
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Fatal blast hits Swedish capital

Sunday, December 12th 2010, 0:00
related places: Stockholm

One person has been killed and two others injured as two explosions rocked the centre of the Swedish capital, Stockholm.
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A cyber space

Friday, December 10th 2010, 12:05

Exploring Wikileaks' underground nerve centre in Sweden
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Inside the Wikileaks server 'bunker'

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 22:00
related places: Stockholm

Stephen Evans goes inside the former nuclear bunker in Stockholm housing the servers that host whistle-blowing website Wikileaks.
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Swedish lawyer backs Assange

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 17:37

Bjorn Hurtig, the Swedish lawyer for the Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, has said he believes his client may be the target of two vindictive former admirers.
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Swedish court jails al-Shabab men

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 10:24
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: A

A Swedish court has sentenced two members of the Islamist al-Shabab group to four years in prison for planning suicide attacks in Somalia.
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Is Sweden really so squeaky clean?

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 9:54

Sweden consistently tops surveys and polls as among the least corrupt places in the world to do business - but does it deserve that reputation?
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