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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Istanbul: Turkey has condemned the act of burning a Quran during a protest in Sweden recently, media reports said on Sunday.
New York: Sweden should step up efforts to fight systemic racism and focus on strategies to restore trust between police and minority groups, said a UN Human Rights Council-appointed group of independent experts on advancing racial justice and equality, on Friday.
Stockholm/UNI: Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said she will stand down after her government was defeated by a thin margin in Sunday's election.
Stockholm: All four onboard were believed to be killed when a private jet crashed into the Baltic Sea, according to media reports from both Sweden and Latvia.