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Sweden resist strong Spain to play out first goalless match at Euros

Spain and Sweden have started their Euro 2020 campaign with the first goalless match of the competition, despite a game which had great chances...

Accused of Rape and Jailed in Sweden-Kingsley Sarfo recounts his story

Ghana international Kinsley Sarfo has revealed that “mistaken identity” sent him to jail in Sweden over rape charges. The 26-year-old, who is now the...
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Spain and Sweden begin Euro 2020 with post-coronavirus encounter

Spain and Sweden meet in their Euro 2020 opener on Monday in a Seville encounter that acts as a reminder that the tournament is...
A health worker holds a vial of AstraZeneca's Coronavirus vaccine at the vaccination centre at Messe Dresden convention centre during a vaccination campaign. Photo: Robert Michael/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa

Sweden to donate 1 million doses of unused AstraZeneca vaccine

The Swedish government is donating 1 million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to poorer countries through the COVAX initiative, Development Minister Per Olsson...

Sweden unemployment rate falls in March

Sweden's unemployment rate decreased in March, data from the Swedish Public Employment Service, or AMV, showed on Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell...
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Western Africa Peace Initiative Launching Ceremony was Held Online

On March 27, the “Western Africa Peace Initiative Launching Ceremony” was held online with 132 participants from various fields from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Malawi,...
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Hamzat Lawal tops finalist for World Leading Sustainability Award in Sweden

Anti-corruption activist and Founder of Follow The Money, Hamzat Lawal, has emerged a finalist in the Sweden WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award, alongside Icelandic...
Covid Vaccine

136 people in Sweden have suspected side effects after vaccination

A total of 136 people in Sweden who got vaccinated reported that they had experienced side effects, and among them, women were "overrepresented", Swedish...

European countries resume deportation flights to Afghanistan

Several European countries have resumed deportation flights to Afghanistan that were suspended in the past couple of months due to the coronavirus pandemic, Afghan...

Ronaldo surpasses 100 international goals as Portugal top Sweden in UEFA Nations League

Cristiano Ronaldo made history in Portugal's 2-0 win over Sweden, as the legendary footballer became the first European to reach 100 international goals...

Brazil ends gender pay gap for national teams

Members of the Brazil women's football team will be paid the same as their male counterparts, the South American country's soccer federation said...

UN Alliance of Civilizations chief condemns burning of Quran in Sweden

Head of the UN Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Moratinos on Saturday condemned the burning of the Quran by far-right extremists in the Swedish city...

Sweden proposes historic budget for 2021 to restart pandemic-stricken economy

The Swedish government proposed on Thursday a historic budget that worth over 100 billion SEK (about 11.5 billion U.S. dollars) for 2021 to boost...
New York City Police Aggressively Attack Demonstrators

Report shows increased risks of extremists’ attack in Sweden

Around 25 Swedes with links to violent right-wing extremism have either received military training or taken part in armed conflicts abroad, a new...

Sweden to buy 6 million coronavirus vaccine doses from AstraZeneca

Sweden will be able to offer vaccines to between 3 to 6 million citizens following a deal between the European Union (EU) and pharmaceutical...

Death toll from coronavirus in Sweden tops 1,000

A total of 1,033 people have died and 11,445 people have been confirmed infected of COVID-19 in Sweden, according to the Swedish Public Health...
A researcher prepares for a test at a national key laboratory of silkworm genome biology in Southwest University, Chongqing municipality, May 31, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Spanish bio-engineers discover drug that blocks effects of COVID-19

Researchers at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), together with international collaborators from Canada, Sweden and Germany, have identified a drug capable of...

Crucified God – the message of Easter!

God dies on a bloody cross to reconcile man with himself, can it be more dramatic than that? It is love that drives this...
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Botswana imposes travel ban on people entering from 18 high-risk countries

Botswana's Health and Wellness Minister Lemogang Kwape on Monday imposed a travel ban on people entering the southern African country from 18 high-risk countries...
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Sweden introduces home testing for suspected COVID-19 infections as confirmed cases rise to 13

Two more cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed in Sweden on Saturday as health authorities announced they would roll out home testing to diagnose...
Migrants are rescued by the Libyan Coast Guard in Tripoli, Libya, Nov. 29, 2019. The Libyan Coast Guard on Friday rescued more than 200 migrants off the country's western coast, the International Organization for Migration in Libya (IOM Libya) said. Libya has become a preferred departure point for migrants hoping to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe due to the insecurity and chaos in the North African country following the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

28 refugees resettled from Libya to Sweden

The United Nations Higher Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday said it resettled 28 Rwandan refugees from Libya to Sweden. "Today,...

14 refugees evacuated from Libya to Sweden

The United Nations Higher Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday said that 14 refugees have been evacuated from Libya to Sweden. "A total of 14...
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Sweden to reopen Assange rape investigation, request extradition

Sweden will request to extradite Julian Assange from the UK, a Swedish chief prosecutor said on Monday. Sweden's deputy director of public...

Sweden’s greenhouse gas emissions still rising

Despite ambitious climate goals, Sweden's greenhouse gas emissions increased in 2018, according to preliminary statistics released on Thursday by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency...

Ebola finds its way to Sweden

A suspected case of Ebola has been discovered in a hospital in Swedish town of Enkoping, Region Uppsala told in a press release on...

Belgium maintains its pole position

Belgium remain top of the latest Federation of International Football Association (FIFA)/Coca-Cola World Ranking. However, the gap between the Red Devils, France (2nd, unchanged) and...

AFDB Showcases Investment Opportunities In Africa To Nordic Investors

The African Development Bank in a multidisciplinary team roadshows has presented financial products and investment opportunities to Nordic investors to leverage more access to...
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Draw for 2018 World Cup

Below is the draw for the 2018 World Cup to be hosted by Russia. Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay Group B: Portugal, Spain, Morocco,...

Global CO2 Emissions Decrease

After a decade of rapid growth, there is a strong decrease in the growth rates of global CO2 emissions over the past years, sending...

Paris-Compatible Pathway Lacking Sufficient Implementation

After a decade of rapid growth, we see a strong decrease in the growth rates of global CO2 emissions over the past years, sending...