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Sweden, drops, Assange, rape, investigation, 10 years

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

11 November, 2019 8:12 pm 8:12 pm

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A Swedish prosecutor dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner into hiding in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to avoid extradition. Although the prosecutor’s decision can be appealed, it probably closes the case, which was launched in … Read More


Swedbank

Henriksson appointed as Swedbank’s new CEO in bid to rebuild trust

08 August, 2019 12:49 am 12:49 am

SWEDEN (Reuters) – Jens Henriksson, chief executive at insurance group Folksam, has been appointed as Swedbank’s new CEO as it tries to rebuild confidence in the bank after a money-laundering scandal. Sweden’s oldest retail bank earlier this year dismissed its chief executive, accepted the resignation of its chairman and lost more than a third of … Read More


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Macron will take up Kashmir with Modi on the sidelines of G-7 summit

08 August, 2019 7:28 am 7:28 am

PARIS (92 News) – France has too stepped into the shoes of United States and United Kingdom for announcing to take up the matter of atrocities being committed by Indian army in the occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoK) with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. French president Emmanuel Macron will convey his reservations to PM Modi … Read More


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Mission Mars: Parachute test failure threat to launch date

08 August, 2019 12:59 am 12:59 am

SWEDEN – A European-Russian effort to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden. It’s the second test mishap involving the parachutes, so with launch under a year away, the Exomars project cannot afford another failure. It means the next test is critical if the mission is … Read More


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Mission Mars: Parachute test failure threat to launch date

08 August, 2019 12:17 am 12:17 am

SWEDEN – A European-Russian effort to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden. It’s the second test mishap involving the parachutes, so with launch under a year away, the Exomars project cannot afford another failure. It means the next test is critical if the mission is … Read More


Lata Akbaba double gives Turkey 3-2 Nations League win in Sweden

09 September, 2018 8:50 am 8:50 am

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Turkey’s substitute Emre Akbaba got two late goals to snatch a stunning 3-2 win over Sweden in the Nations League as the visitors recovered from two goals down at the Friends Arena on Monday. The midfielder first rifled home Cenk Tosun’s pass to level the score two minutes from time and then … Read More


Sweden faces political deadlock after gains by far-right party

09 September, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden headed for a hung parliament after an election on Sunday that saw support for the nationalist Sweden Democrats surge, as one of Europe’s most liberal nations turned right amid fears over immigration. Far-right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years as anxieties grow over national identity and the … Read More


England can’t underestimate Sweden, says Stones

07 July, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) – England take on Sweden in Samara on Saturday with a place in the World Cup semi-finals at stake, and while some may be surprised to see the Scandinavians in the last eight, defender John Stones says they cannot be underestimated. The fact that England needed extra time and penalties to defeat … Read More


England striker Vardy doubtful for Sweden tie – Southgate

07 July, 2018 9:20 am 9:20 am

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) – England forward Jamie Vardy is “looking doubtful” for the World Cup quarter-final against Sweden on Saturday after suffering a groin strain having come on as a late substitute in the last-16 win over Colombia, manager Gareth Southgate has said. Vardy was unlikely to be ready to face the Swedes after sitting … Read More