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Sweden seeks way out of political gridlock after far-right gains...
Swedish political parties face weeks of haggling to form a government after voters delivered a hung parliament on Sunday, with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats saying they hold the balance of power.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-10 18:52 UTC
Far right expect gains as Swedes vote in uncertain election...
Swedes went to the polls Sunday with the far right expected to make big gains as voters unhappy about immigration punish one of Europe's few remaining left-wing governments.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have new
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-09 20:19 UTC
Sweden Election: Panic? PM Brands Populist Sweden Democrats 'Racist', State TV Attacks Party Leader...
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Sweden's prime minister denounced the increasingly popular Sweden Democrats party as racist and a threat to the nation's European values on Saturday as political candidates made their final pre-election pitches to voters.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-08 15:45 UTC
Sweden Election: Police Investigate After Islamic Threat to Execute Populist Leader's Family...
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"We will behead you if you do not withdraw from the election by the end of this week."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-08 15:39 UTC
100 cars torched in Swedish rioting...
MORE than 100 cars were set alight in a night of co-ordinated mayhem by hooded youths in cities across Sweden. Acting in what authorities said was "almost a military operation", yobs launched simultaneous attacks on vehicles in locations up to 300
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-15 00:58 UTC
Sweden Is Burning: Migrant Gangs Unleash Coordinated Fire-Bomb Rampage Across Multiple Cities...
Many Swedes were horrified in early 2017 when U.S. President Donald Trump linked immigration to rising crime in Sweden, but an increasing number now agree with him. Amid soaring crime rates , gang violence, complaints about education, and pregnant mothers
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-14 04:55 UTC
Right-wing Sweden Democrats call for referendum on Swedish EU membership after 2018 election...
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The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats (SD) have called for Sweden to hold a referendum on the country's EU membership after the 2018 Swedish general election. SD party leader Jimmie kesson told newspaper Dagens Industri that the EU is a "large web
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-19 00:50 UTC
Sex without explicit consent is now rape in Sweden...
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Sweden has adopted a law requiring people to get explicit consent before sexual contact.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 14:15 UTC
Sweden: Police Tell Women to 'Not Go Out Late' to Avoid Being Raped...
Authorities backtrack after comments stir controversy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:03 UTC
Sweden’s violent reality is undoing a peaceful self-image...
STOCKHOLM — Sweden may be known for its popular music, IKEA and a generous welfare state. It is also increasingly associated with a rising number of Islamic State recruits, bombings and hand grenade attacks. Shootings have become so common that they don't make top headlines anymore. In a period of
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 00:43 UTC
Sweden: Trouble in Paradise?...
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Link to immigration policies still a controversial topic.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 00:40 UTC
Sweden: ISIS fundraiser posted his appeals on Facebook for two years before they were deleted...
A 35-year-old man in Sweden appealed for donations to the Islamic State (Isis) terror group using statuses posted to his open Facebook account.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-01 17:26 UTC
Sweden Withdraws Child Marriage Booklet After Public Backlash...
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The Swedish government has withdrawn a controversial brochure on child marriages only hours after it sparked outrage from members of the public.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-30 16:27 UTC
Sweden's feminist party: Completely opening borders and keeping terrorists in the country leads to a better world...
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"Ideally, I would like to see that we have completely open borders and that no one is deported, we are working in that direction."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-03 14:08 UTC
Winter Olympics: Sweden's Charlotte Kalla wins first gold medal of Pyeongchang 2018...
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Sweden's Charlotte Kalla wins the women's skiathlon to secure the first gold medal of Pyeongchang 2018.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-10 08:53 UTC
Violent crime in Sweden is soaring. When will politicians act?...
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January was a particularly violent month in Sweden. A 63-year-old man was killed in Stockholm by a hand grenade lying in the street. A Dutch exchange student was hit by a stray bullet during an execution-style killing at a pizza restaurant in Uppsala. In Gothenburg, a hand grenade was thrown into a
By djanssen on 2018-02-09 17:17 UTC
Sweden: Muslim head of National Heritage Board downplays Swedish history, plays up historical role of Muslims...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/, /contrib/sweden
Qaisar Mahmood, a Muslim born in Pakistan, is the head of the Swedish National Heritage Board. He readily admits that he has not read anything about Sweden's cultural heritage. He is using his position to downplay Sweden's cultural heritage and hi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-06 19:26 UTC
US 'Deeply Concerned' Over China Detention Of Sweden...
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The United States on Saturday expressed deep concern about the case of Hong Kong book publisher Gui Minhai, allegedly snatched by Chinese police while being accompanied by Swedish diplomats.
By djanssen on 2018-01-28 07:45 UTC
Swedish 'No Go Zone' Police Station Bombed...
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A Swedish police station was bombed Wednesday evening, only the latest of several attacks against such symbols of the Swedish state in recent years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-18 17:21 UTC
Sweden tells public how to prepare for war as fears over Russia rise...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/, /contrib/sweden
Sweden is preparing to issue a public information manual on what to do in the event of war, as debate in the country grows over how to deal with the threat from Russia.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-18 17:19 UTC

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