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Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia elected to UNSC for 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia elected to UNSC for 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Bolivia were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday for 2017-18, but further voting was due to take place to decide the final seat with Italy and the Netherlands almost locked in a tie.

Nexit, Frexit or Italeave? British vote fires up EU's 'Outers'

Nexit, Frexit or Italeave? British vote fires up EU's 'Outers'

Britain`s vote to leave the European Union fired up populist eurosceptic parties across the continent on Friday, giving fresh voice to their calls to leave the bloc or its euro currency.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic can still achieve more in football, Eden Hazard on the Swede's Euro 2016 exit

Zlatan Ibrahimovic can still achieve more in football, Eden Hazard on the Swede's Euro 2016 exit

Belgium will meet Hungary in the round of 16 and Hazard stressed his colleagues must not underestimate the Group F winners.

Sweden clamps down on asylum seekers

Sweden toughened its rules for new asylum seekers on Tuesday as well as for refugees wanting to join their families in the country, after receiving 160,000 asylum claims last year.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange marks 5 years holed up in Ecuadorean embassy​

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange marks 5 years holed up in Ecuadorean embassy​

 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, facing rape allegation in Sweden, on Sunday marked the fifth anniversary of his life holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy here.

Euro 2016: Italians ready for Zlatan ​Ibrahimovic and Sweden

A defeat would leave the Scandinavians needing to beat Belgium, ranked number two in the world, in their last group game and hope they get among the four best third-placed group finishers to sneak into the last 16.

When Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali adorned matchboxes!

When Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali adorned matchboxes!

Austrian matchboxes came up with labels o" "Hunoom"n" (Hanuman) and Gaja Lakshmi.

Did our Sun steal 'Planet 9' 4.5 billion years ago?

Did our Sun steal 'Planet 9' 4.5 billion years ago?

Computer-simulated study suggests that our sun, in its youth some 4.5 billion years ago, stole Planet 9 from its original star.

Swedish court upholds Julian Assange arrest warrant

Swedish court upholds Julian Assange arrest warrant

A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday the arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

See pics: Rare view of southern Sweden and fascinating salt domes in Iran!

See pics: Rare view of southern Sweden and fascinating salt domes in Iran!

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS), is following the footsteps of his fellow astronauts of sharing photographs of the Earth from space.

Nearly half of Europeans in poll want own votes on EU, like UK

Nearly half of voters in eight big European Union countries want to be able to vote on whether to remain members of the bloc, just as Britons will in a referendum next month, according to an opinion poll published on Monday.

Sweden on alert for possible Islamic State attack in capital: Report

Sweden on alert for possible Islamic State attack in capital: Report

Sweden has received intelligence about a possible attack on the capital by Islamic State militants.

Baby boy for Princess Sofia of Sweden

 Princess Sofia of Sweden, married to fourth-in-line to the throne Carl Philip, gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday, the palace announced.

'Insect eyes' may allow drones to fly independently

After studying how insects navigate through dense vegetation, researchers at Lund University in Sweden came up with the system that can be applied to flying robots.

Brussels bombings victim death toll rises to 35: Official

Brussels bombings victim death toll rises to 35: Official

The number killed in last Tuesday`s bombings at Brussels Airport and a rush-hour metro has risen to 35, not including the three suicide bombers, officials said on Monday.

World's 10 Happiest Countries

Denmark overtook Switzerland as the world`s happiest place, according to a report on Wednesday that urged nations regardless of wealth to tackle inequality and protect the environment.

Denmark world's happiest country, Burundi least

Denmark world's happiest country, Burundi least

The top 10 this year were Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, Finland, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, and Sweden.

Rescued Swedish girl says life under Islamic State "really hard"

A Swedish teenager rescued from Islamic State militants in Iraq has said life in the so-called caliphate was "really hard" and that she was duped into going there by her boyfriend.

Kurdish special forces rescue teenage Swedish girl from Islamic State

Kurdish special forces rescue teenage Swedish girl from Islamic State

A teenage Swedish girl being held by Islamic State militants in Iraq was rescued in a raid by Kurdish special forces last week, the autonomous region`s security council said in a statement on Tuesday.

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.