- Sweden optimistic over questioning Assange in London Updated: Sep-01-15 12:34 pm
HELSINKI - Swedish officials said Tuesday they are optimistic about reaching a general agreement on legal assistance with Ecuador which could pave the way to questioning WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London on outstanding accusations against him.
- Team New Zealand wins 2nd America's Cup World Series stop Updated: Aug-30-15 4:36 pm
GOTHENBURG, Sweden - Emirates Team New Zealand won the second America's Cup World Series stop of the year after finishing second and first in Sunday's races.
- Where to house Europe's migrants? Schools, barracks, parks Updated: Aug-29-15 5:50 am
PARIS - With more and more refugees appearing in Europe daily this summer, cities and towns are grappling with a basic but crucial problem: Where can they all sleep?
- Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis Updated: Aug-28-15 7:04 am
STOCKHOLM - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world.
- European police break up Nigerian gang trafficking cocaine Updated: Aug-27-15 5:29 am
PRAGUE - European police say 10 people have been arrested and cocaine seized across the continent in an international operation against a Nigerian drug trafficking gang.
- Suspect in Uzbek imam shooting extradited to Sweden Updated: Aug-26-15 9:10 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - An Uzbek man has been extradited to Sweden to face accusations that he tried to kill an imam who fled Uzbekistan after criticizing that country's government, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
- Transplanting a womb: Q&A on revolutionary Swedish technique Updated: Aug-25-15 11:28 am
GOTHENBURG, Sweden - A Swedish doctor has accomplished what many had deemed impossible by transplanting wombs into women and delivering four healthy babies so far - with a fifth soon on the way. Here are questions and answers about the revolutionary procedure.
- 3 generations of Swedish family linked by single womb Updated: Aug-25-15 11:26 am
GOTHENBURG, Sweden - For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother, uniting three generations.
- Austria's Alaba, Leitgeb return for Euro 2016 qualifiers Updated: Aug-25-15 6:36 am
VIENNA - Austria midfielders David Alaba and Christoph Leitgeb will return from injuries for next month's Euro 2016 qualifiers against Moldova and Sweden.
- Bend's Nordic tradition to be focus of new exhibit Updated: Aug-22-15 6:19 am
BEND, Oregon - Oregon's early winter sports pioneers are about to get their due.
- Sweden suspects meningitis outbreak at scout camp in Japan Updated: Aug-18-15 12:04 am
STOCKHOLM - Sweden's health authority is urging nearly 2,000 scouts returning from a gathering in Japan to get medical treatment after a suspected outbreak of meningitis.
- 1 dead in northern Maine crash Updated: Aug-15-15 11:26 am
STOCKHOLM, Maine - One person has died and five others were injured in a vehicle crash in the northern Maine town of Stockholm.
- Swedish asylum center where Ikea stabber lived is evacuated Updated: Aug-15-15 6:32 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Swedish police have found two bags of inflammable liquids at an asylum center that housed an Eritrean man who stabbed two people to death at an Ikea furniture store.
- Sweden drops some sex cases against Assange Updated: Aug-13-15 4:07 pm
HELSINKI - Swedish prosecutors on Thursday dropped cases of lesser sexual misconduct against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange but said they still want to question him on accusations of rape made after his visit to Stockholm five years ago.
- Neighborhoods: Stockholm's SoFo, a NY-inspired hipsterland Updated: Aug-11-15 9:42 am
STOCKHOLM - Stockholm is a highly trend-sensitive city and no neighborhood in the Swedish capital reflects that with more intensity than SoFo.
- Far-right group's poster campaign in Stockholm stirs outrage Updated: Aug-04-15 2:28 pm
LONDON - A poster campaign by the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats at a subway station in central Stockholm has stirred outrage in the Nordic country.
- Russia expels Swedish diplomat, says it's tit-for-tat move Updated: Aug-04-15 6:20 am
MOSCOW - Russia has expelled a Swedish diplomat in what it describes as a response to a similar Swedish move, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.