Julian Assange agrees to be questioned in London: Lawyer

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has agreed to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors in London over rape allegations, his Swedish lawyer Thomas Olsson said on Thursday.

Saudis says no to Swedish monkeys after diplomatic spat

Saudi Arabia has blocked the transfer of four monkeys to a zoo in Riyadh from Sweden because of its diplomatic spat with Stockholm, the Swedish zoo where they were bred said on Thursday.

Watch: Swedish stuntman performs dangerous stunt atop a flying snow bike

Watch how a Swedish stuntman Antti Pendikainen performs a stunt that seems straight from a Hollywood movie!

Bizarre Zlatan Ibrahimovic header puts Sweden on course for Moldova win
Bizarre Zlatan Ibrahimovic header puts Sweden on course for Moldova win

A bizarre headed goal from Zlatan Ibrahimovic put Sweden on the road to a 2-0 victory over Moldova in their Euro 2016 Group G qualifier in Chisinau on Friday, with the striker also netting a late penalty. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic defends himself following referee outburst
Zlatan Ibrahimovic defends himself following referee outburst

Paris Saint-Germain star Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Wednesday defended himself following a remarkable outburst earlier this month in which he labelled France a "shit country".

Swedish soccer team narrowly escaped flying on Germanwings flight
Swedish soccer team narrowly escaped flying on Germanwings flight

The players of Swedish soccer team Dalkurd narrowly escaped boarding the budget airline Germanwings` A320 that crashed in the French Alps killing all 150 people on board.

Sweden `feminist` policy sparks major Saudi spat

Sweden is seeking to quell an unprecedented diplomatic spat over human rights with Saudi Arabia which has seen ambassadors recalled and arms sales cancelled, drawing comparisons with Denmark`s Mohammed cartoons controversy.

Sweden`s far-right leader to return to work after burnout

 The leader of the far-right Sweden Democrats party will return to work in April after a five-month sick leave for burnout, he said in a television interview on Monday.

Julian Assange demands rape case files before Sweden questions him

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will agree to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors in London over rape allegations, but only if he is given access to the investigation files, his defence said Monday.

Assange likely to remain in embassy pending US Wikileaks probe

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is likely to remain at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London where he has taken refuge as long as US authorities pursue a criminal investigation of his anti-secrecy group, one of his lawyers said.

Two dead in suspected gang-related Swedish restaurant shooting

Two men were killed and many others injured in a suspected gang-related shooting in a restaurant in the western Swedish city of Gothenburg, police said on Thursday, in an incident that has sparked fears of a further escalation in gangland violence.

China to unveil Silk Road project plan at Boao Forum next week

Chinese President Xi Jinping will release the implementation plan for his ambitious Silk Road projects listing hundreds of infrastructure ventures at the Boao Forum next week in presence of heads of state from 13 nations.

Sweden boosts sub fleet after suspected Russian incursion

Sweden said on Thursday it would order two new submarines to boost its armed forces months after a futile hunt for a suspected Russian mini-sub in the Stockholm archipelago. 

Sweden pub shooting kills two, police says terror link unlikely
Sweden pub shooting kills two, police says terror link unlikely

Police said the shooting happened inside a restaurant called Var Krog och Bar, which means "our tavern and bar" in Swedish. 

Swedish prosecutors seek to question Julian Assange in London
Swedish prosecutors seek to question Julian Assange in London

Swedish prosecutors have asked for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange`s approval to question him in London where he is holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in a possible breakthrough in a case that has been at an impasse for years, prosecutors said.

Sweden raises military spending amid concerns over Russia

Sweden said on Thursday it would raise defence spending by 6.2 billion kronor (677 million euros, $720 million) and bring back troops to a "strategic" Baltic island amid concerns over Russia`s military resurgence.

Sweden ends military ties with Saudi Arabia over human rights issues: official

Sweden announced Tuesday it will not renew a military cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia, effectively ending defence ties due to mounting concerns over rights issues.

 

Alfred Nobel's will on display for first time

Alfred Nobel's will creating the prestigious awards that bear his name will go on public display for the first time in Stockholm next week, a spokeswoman said today.

Assange appeal lodged with Swedish Supreme Court

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday they filed an appeal to Sweden`s Supreme Court seeking to quash the 2010 warrant for his arrest on accusations of rape and molestation.

Swedish journalist freed after week-long captivity in Syria

A Swedish journalist has been freed from captivity in Syria after a week-long detention by Syrian government forces, local media reported Sunday.