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World - Region
7/18/2024 7:08:27 PM
Sweden's government announced Thursday that the country would gradually end its development aid to Iraq, citing improved conditions in the Middle Eastern nation.

World - Region
6/15/2024 3:44:02 PM
A Swedish EU diplomat and another Swede held in Iran have been released in exchange for an Iranian serving a life sentence in Sweden, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson announced on Saturday.

World - International
6/10/2024 3:23:08 PM
Left-wing parties across the Nordics gained ground in the EU election, going against the trend of right-wing advances across Europe, with experts saying Monday that right-wing issues were lower on voters' agenda.

Business - Tech
6/3/2024 2:24:42 PM
Microsoft said Monday that it would invest 33.7 billion kronor ($3.2 billion) over two years in cloud and artificial intelligence infrastructure in Sweden, its biggest investment in the country.

World - Region
5/30/2024 9:20:11 PM
Sweden's domestic security agency on Thursday accused Iran of using established criminal networks in Sweden as a proxy to target Israeli or Jewish interests in the Scandinavian country.

World - War in Ukraine
5/29/2024 3:55:45 PM
Sweden on Wednesday pledged military aid of 13.3 billion kronor ($1.25 billion) to Ukraine, as Kyiv struggles with multiple delays of vital Western military support in the third year of war with Russia.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/11/2024 8:34:54 PM
The Eurovision Song Contest final gets underway in Sweden's Malmo on Saturday, as tensions mount around Israel's participation during the Gaza war.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/10/2024 3:37:00 PM
Thousands of demonstrators, including climate activist Greta Thunberg, marched through the streets of Malmo, Sweden Thursday to protest against Israel's participation in Eurovision, an AFP journalist observed.

Arts & Culture - Music
5/4/2024 2:20:18 PM
It took over 26 hours to travel from Kyiv to Malmo, a journey Ukraine's Eurovision contestants say was imperative to make their country "visible" in the song contest overshadowed by Israel's participation.

Arts & Culture - Music
5/2/2024 10:31:12 PM
Israel issued a travel advisory Thursday urging citizens to avoid travelling to the Swedish city of Malmo ahead of the Eurovision song contest due to take place there, citing "credible concerns" of attacks.

Sports - World
5/1/2024 8:39:46 PM
Tottenham boss Ange Postecoglou joked Wednesday he was packing his bags for Sweden because the country has rejected VAR, which has again been in the spotlight in the Premier League.

World - International
4/21/2024 8:50:15 PM
An AFP journalist observed that several hundred women surrounded Sweden's parliament with a giant knitted red scarf on Sunday to protest political inaction over global warming.

Life & Style - City Lights
3/10/2024 2:12:18 PM
Mexico, Canada, Sweden, France, Germany, and the Czech Republic celebrated the transformative social, economic, and political achievements of 12 remarkable Egyptian women at the 2024 edition of the “Champions of Change” awards ceremony.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/9/2024 10:36:06 AM
Sweden said Saturday it was resuming aid to the cash-strapped UNRWA with an initial disbursement of $20 million after receiving assurances of extra checks on its spending and personnel.

World - War in Ukraine
3/7/2024 8:05:00 PM
Sweden on Thursday formally joined NATO as the 32nd member of the transatlantic military alliance, ending decades of post-World War II neutrality as concerns about Russian aggression in Europe have spiked following Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine.

World - War in Ukraine
3/5/2024 8:31:53 PM
Hungary's president on Tuesday signed the law on Sweden's bid to join NATO, a final technical step before the Nordic country becomes the alliance's 32rd member.

Sports - World
2/26/2024 8:14:55 PM
Former Denmark striker Jon Dahl Tomasson was hired as the first foreign-born coach of Sweden on Monday.

World - War in Ukraine
2/26/2024 7:24:32 PM
Hungary’s parliament voted Monday to ratify Sweden's bid to join NATO, bringing an end to more than 18 months of delays that have frustrated the alliance as it seeks to expand in response to Russia's war in Ukraine.

World - War in Ukraine
2/7/2024 5:17:51 PM
A Swedish prosecutor probing the 2022 sabotage of the Nord Stream gas pipelines linking Russia and Germany said Wednesday he was closing the investigation because Sweden does not have jurisdiction.

Sports - Omni sports
2/4/2024 11:40:19 AM
Thiago Monteiro led Brazil its first spot in the Davis Cup Finals group stage in September, beating Sweden’s Elias Ymer 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday for a 3-1 team victory.

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