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  Ecuador foreign minister says UK wants a solution to Assange standoff

Ecuador foreign minister says UK wants a solution to Assange standoff

A British court issued an arrest warrant for Assange when he failed to surrender to the court on June 29, 2012, and the Metropolitan Police Service is compelled to execute that warrant, the London police said in May. 

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.
 

Finland raises terror threat level by a notch

Finland`s intelligence and security agency Supo on Wednesday raised the country`s terror threat level by a notch, seeing an increased risk of an attack committed by the so-called Islamic State (IS).

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Portugal; France complicates path to Russia after defeat to Sweden

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Portugal; France complicates path to Russia after defeat to Sweden

Sweden snatched victory with an Ola Toivonen goal from the half-way line in extra time after a poor clearance from France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Indian Army to open doors to women in combat roles: General Bipin Rawat

Indian Army to open doors to women in combat roles: General Bipin Rawat

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said the process to allow women in combat role, currently an exclusive domain of men, is moving fast and initially women will be recruited for positions in military police.

Oliver Giroud treble in friendly against Paraguay boosts France ahead of decisive-Sweden qualifier

Oliver Giroud treble in friendly against Paraguay boosts France ahead of decisive-Sweden qualifier

Arsenal striker Giroud, playing in his favoured central forward position, struck twice before the interval and once in the second half to lead France to an emphatic victory in Rennes.

India urges Sweden to join hands against global terror

An Indian parliamentary delegation on a visit to Sweden has sought from the Scandinavian nation partnership in combating international terrorism.

Julian Assange says will not forgive or forget after Sweden drops investigation

Julian Assange says will not forgive or forget after Sweden drops investigation

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Friday he would not forgive or forget those behind a long-running Swedish rape investigation that he said had prevented him seeing his children while they grew up.

 

Sweden drops Assange investigation, UK police says he still faces arrest

Sweden drops Assange investigation, UK police says he still faces arrest

Julian Assange has lived in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012, after taking refuge there to avoid extradition to Sweden over the allegation of rape.

India, Sweden talk on cooperation in counter-terrorism

India and Sweden on Thursday discussed bilateral issues, including threat from the Islamic State, radicalisation, and steps taken to counter global terror.

Sweden ends ID checks on Denmark travellers imposed as migration peaked

Sweden introduced border controls after more than 160,000 people sought asylum in 2015.
 

Sweden probes `arson attack` on Shiite mosque

Sweden`s largest Shiite Muslim mosque was badly damaged overnight in a suspected arson attack, police said Monday.

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.

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.

PM Narendra Modi condemns attack in Stockholm, says India stands with Sweden

PM Narendra Modi condemns attack in Stockholm, says India stands with Sweden

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condemned the attack in Stockholm and said India stands firmly with the people of Sweden in this hour of grief.

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. 

Sweden brings back compulsory military service

Sweden is to reintroduce compulsory military service, seven years after abandoning it, to respond to global security challenges including Russia`s assertive behaviour in the Baltic Sea region, Stockholm said Thursday.

Donald Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

Donald Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country.

'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.

Sweden called off Bofors scandal probe in 1988 to avoid embarrassment to Rajiv Gandhi

Sweden called off Bofors scandal probe in 1988 to avoid embarrassment to Rajiv Gandhi

To prevent further embarrassment to former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the Government of Sweden called off its probe of the Bofors Gun scandal as far back as January 1988, a declassified "confidential assessment" made by the United States Central Intelligence Agency has revealed.