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Sweden demands halt to arms sales to Turkey

Following Turkey's military operation in northern Syria, five of Sweden's eight parliamentary parties demanded that Sweden's exports of military equipment to Turkey be stopped. "In a Turkey that is not only …

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Swedish artist inspired by Nasimi

Swedish artist Simon Arns presented the portrait of great Azerbaijani painter and thinker Imadeddin Nasimi as part of the workshop at Art Tower Gallery in Baku. The two days workshop was co-organized by Arts …

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Iran releases some Stena Impero crew members

The Iranian authorities released some of the crew members of a Swedish-owned, British-flagged tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz in July, Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said. "Noting with …

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Iran could release Stena Bulk tanker soon - media

Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, according to sources within Sweden’s foreign ministry. Iran’s …

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Sweden to grant China's Uighurs refugee status

Uighurs and other Muslim minorities who flee from China to Sweden will more easily be able to get a residence permit following a new decision from the Swedish Migration Agency. In a new official standpoint, the agency said that it is …

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Nord Stream 2 pipelay works start in Sweden

The Solitaire vessel has started laying down pipes as part of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project after reaching Sweden's exclusive economic zone. The SR radio broadcaster reported that the vessel had reached the exclusive …

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Nations League: Sweden defeats Russia

Sweden secured a 2:0 win over Russia and promotion from the Nations League B Group 2 at the Friends Arena in Stockholm yesterday. The goals were scored by Victor Lindelof (41’) and Marcus Berg …

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Georgian citizen killed in Sweden

A dismembered body of a Georgian citizen was found in Sweden's Kalix on the bank of the river, local media reports.  The detained suspect said that it was a murder of self-preservation. Georgia's Ministry of …

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