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Islamist militants rapidly increasing in Sweden: Security Chief

Islamist militants rapidly increasing in Sweden: Security Chief

The biggest concentrations of militants are in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmo and Orebro, according to Sapo.
 

Uzbekistan says Stockholm suspect had ties to IS: Report

Uzbekistan today said the suspect in last week's deadly Stockholm truck attack had ties to Islamic State jihadists and the West had been warned about him, Russian media reported.

Second suspect arrested over Stockholm truck attack: Court

Second suspect arrested over Stockholm truck attack: Court

"I can confirm that a second person has been arrested," Stockholm district court judge Helga Hullman told AFP.

Suspect device found in deadly Stockholm attack truck

The alleged driver, who is in custody, is a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan who was already known to Swedish police, authorities said.

Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan: Police

Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan: Police

"We have confirmed that he is a man, 39 years old, from Uzbekistan," Swedish police chief Dan Eliasson told reporters.  

Sweden arrests man for `terrorist crime` after truck attack; PM Stefan Lofven says nation won't be cowed by 'heinous murderers'

Sweden arrests man for `terrorist crime` after truck attack; PM Stefan Lofven says nation won't be cowed by 'heinous murderers'

A 39-year-old man Uzbek origin and a supporter of the Islamic State (IS) group was arrested early Saturday, hours after a beer truck ploughed into a crowd outside a busy department store in central Stockholm, killing four.

Three killed as truck drives into crowd in Stockholm; Swedish PM says possible 'terror attack'

Three killed as truck drives into crowd in Stockholm; Swedish PM says possible 'terror attack'

Three people were killed when a truck drove into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a department store in central Stockholm on Friday, police said. 

Van drives into crowd in Stockholm, people injured: Police

A van drove into a crowd of people outside a busy department store in central Stockholm on Friday, injuring people, police said.

At least two killed as truck drives into crowd in Swedish capital: Media

At least two killed as truck drives into crowd in Swedish capital: Media

An area of central Stockholm was cordoned off and large numbers of police and emergency services were at the scene. 

Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm at weekend: Academy

Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm at weekend: Academy

Music icon Bob Dylan is to receive his Nobel prize this weekend at a meeting with the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, it was announced Wednesday.

'Crazy Swede' scales the Everest after cycling 13,000 km from Sweden

Swedish mountaineer and adventurer Goran Kropp grabbed eyeballs across the globe when he cycled 13,000 km from Stockholm to the base camp of Mount Everest before sumitting the world's highest peak.

Gang-rape in Sweden streamed live on Facebook

Gang-rape in Sweden streamed live on Facebook

The film has been removed from Facebook but it has been circulated on the Internet.

Baloch expats term Pakistani Army as ''terrorist army'', call for freedom

Baloch expats term Pakistani Army as ''terrorist army'', call for freedom

The protesting Baloch activists squarely blamed the Pakistani Army and ISI for the attacks and unrest in their impoverished province.

Sweden refuses to suspend Julian Assange's arrest warrant for funeral

Sweden refuses to suspend Julian Assange's arrest warrant for funeral

The Swedish prosecutor's office on Friday said it has rejected WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's request to temporarily suspend an arrest warrant so he could leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London and attend a funeral.

Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange

Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange

A Swedish appeals court on Friday upheld an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a 2010 rape accusation, rejecting his request to have it lifted.

Iceland PM calls for dissolution of Parliament after tax scandal

Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson has asked for parliament to be dissolved after the opposition called a vote of no confidence in the government, Iceland`s President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson said on Tuesday.

"I am going to die": Swedish girl tells of life under Islamic State

"I am going to die": Swedish girl tells of life under Islamic State

Marilyn Nevalainen was just 15 years old, and pregnant, when she left Sweden with a jihadist recruit, though she did not realise what a mistake she had made until she was in Iraq.

Blast at Turkish cultural centre in Stockholm: Police

An explosion damaged a Turkish cultural centre in a Stockholm suburb on Wednesday night, the police said, highlighting growing tensions with the local Kurdish community.

Blast hits Turkish cultural centre in Sweden

An explosion severely damaged part of a building that housed a Turkish cultural association in a Stockholm suburb late on Wednesday but no one was injured, police said.