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Chinese Embassy warns Swedish city over forging close ties with Taiwan

The Chinese Embassy in Sweden has warned Gothenburg City Council after it decided to stitch sister city agreements with Taiwan, media reports said.

189 passengers evacuated from flight at Stockholm airport after smoke fills cabin

In a shocking incident, nearly 200 people were forced to evacuate an aircraft at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport in Sweden on December 10 after the plane's cabin was filled up with smoke when the engine was switched on to takeoff, as per a report in the New York Post.

Brussels shooting: Two Swedish nationals shot dead, city on alert as suspect remains at large

Two Swedish nationals were shot dead and another was injured in a shooting incident in Brussels city of Belgium on Monday.

Swedish Parliament delegation visits Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, expresses solidarity with people of Tibet

A Swedish Partmaient delegation, which is led by MP Margareta Elisabeth Cederfelt, on Monday visited the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and discussed issues related to Tibet with the members in Dharamshala.

Sweden: Violent riots erupt following Quran-burning action

A residential district in the Swedish city of Malmo was rocked by clashes overnight in the wake of a Quran-burning demonstration on Sunday, with protesters pelting police officers with stones and torching cars, the Swedish police said.

Qatar: Foreign Ministry summons Sweden's Ambassador over Quran-burning incident

Doha: Qatar's Foreign Ministry said Friday that it summoned Swedish Ambassador Gautam Bhattacharyya to hand him a note of protest over the repeated desecration of the Quran in Sweden.

Iran expels Swedish ambassador over Quran burning following the protests at Swedish Embassy

The Iraqi government spokesperson stated on Thursday that due to the permission of a Koran-burning protest in Stockholm, Iraq has directed the Swedish ambassador to leave and has decided to withdraw its envoy from the country.

Taliban leaders suspend Sweden's activities in Afghan after Quran burning

Kabul: The Taliban have suspended Swedish activities in Afghanistan starting Tuesday after the controversial Quran burning demonstration in Stockholm, a spokesperson for the Afghan culture committee said.

Quran Burning Incident in Sweden: Christians seeks protection following threats from banned outfit

Several Catholic Church leaders in Pakistan have demanded protection after a banned Islamist outfit threatened in the wake of the  Quran burning incident in Sweden.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg charged with disobeying police during Sweden climate protest

Stockholm/IBNS: Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been charged with disobeying police orders during a climate protest that took place in southern Sweden in June.  

Thrust for NATO membership to continue until alliance’s July summit: Swedish Minister

Stockholm: Sweden will not stop trying to join NATO until the summit of the alliance in Lithuania in mid-July, Swedish EU Affairs Minister Jessika Roswall said on Thursday.

Turkish vote clears Finland's path to NATO membership

The Turkish parliament Thursday gave its unanimous approval of Finland's entry into NATO, thereby enabling Helsinki to become a member of the military alliance. However, this decision leaves Sweden excluded from joining.

Finland, Sweden committed to take NATO membership together, PMs say

Stockholm: Finland has reiterated its commitment to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) together with Sweden, visiting Prime Minister Sanna Marin said when she met her Swedish counterpart here on Thursday.

Over 90 pc of Turkish oppose Sweden's NATO membership after quran burning: Reports

Ankara: Some 92.5% of Turkish citizens have spoken against Ankara's greenlighting of Sweden's membership in NATO following the controversial demonstration with the burning of the Quran in Stockholm, a survey conducted by Turkish news agency Anadolu showed on Tuesday.

Turkey condemns 'Quran burning' act in Sweden

Istanbul: Turkey has condemned the act of burning a Quran during a protest in Sweden recently, media reports said on Sunday.