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Lebanon arrests pro-Qaeda Lebanese-Australian cleric

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 20:11

The army arrested a Lebanese-Australian cleric with links to Al-Qaeda while a wanted man with Swedish nationality was killed in a police raid, security officials said on Sunday.

Assange fumes as Australia tells him to `man up`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 16:01

The Australian, who has been holed up in Ecuador`s embassy in London for more than two years, lost a court bid on Wednesday to get a Swedish arrest warrant against him scrapped.

Holocaust hero Wallenberg gets US Congressional medal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:26

Sweden`s Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews before mysteriously dying in a Soviet prison, was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal Wednesday at the US Capitol.

British Open prize money increased

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 08:57

The winner of next week`s British Open at Royal Liverpool will pocket 975,000 pounds ($1.66 million), a rise of 30,000 pounds on 2013.

Sweden PM says prepared to support Juncker as EU Commission head

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 19:06

Sweden is prepared to back Jean-Claude Juncker for the EU Commission Presidency, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said Wednesday, in a move which leaves Britain`s David Cameron increasingly isolated.

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested in Sweden

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 21:11

The co-founder of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, was arrested in southern Sweden after two years on the run, Swedish police said today.

North Korea, Japan wrap up talks in Sweden, to meet again

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 18:54

North Korea and Japan wrapped up three days of talks in Stockholm on Wednesday, agreeing to continue their dialogue on Japanese nationals abducted decades ago by Pyongyang.

Japan, North Korea to hold talks next week in Sweden: Official

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 20:55

Japan said today it will hold talks with North Korea next week in Sweden, seeking to speed up discussions on the Japanese nationals kidnapped by North Korean spies decades ago.

Sweden appoints new Swiss ambassador amid fighter jet scandal

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 02:42

Sweden appointed a new ambassador to Switzerland today, a day after a media report that the current envoy lobbied Swiss parliamentarians to promote the sale of Swedish fighter jets.

Sweden guest country of honour at UAE book fair

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:56

Sweden will be the guest country of honour in the 23rd Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) April 30-May 5.

Malaysian parents in prison for child abuse

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 22:07

A Swedish court has sentenced a Malaysian couple to prison for beating their four children with sticks and clothes hangers.

Sweden`s newborn princess to be named Leonore

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 22:40

Sweden`s Royal Palace says the newborn daughter of Princess Madeleine and New York banker Christopher O`Neill will be called Princess Leonore Lilian Maria.