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  • Joe Biden to arrive in Sweden for refugee talksnew
    24 August 2016, 3:29 pm - us vice president joe biden will arrive in stockholm on wednesday evening ahead of talks with swedish prime minister stefan löfven that are expected to focus on migration and refugees.
  • Boy who attacked goalkeeper 'bet thousands' on gamenew
    24 August 2016, 1:16 pm - a 17-year-old boy who stormed the pitch and attacked a goalkeeper in sweden’s top division earlier this month has claimed he had placed a large bet on the result.
  • Furious fireman lashes out at Malmö car arsonistsnew
    24 August 2016, 10:10 am - a fireman in malmö has won praise across sweden for calling out arsonists on the “bullshit” reasons behind a spate of car fires in the southern city.
  • See Stockholm spectacularly change through the seasonsnew
    24 August 2016, 9:41 am - how do you manage a long-distance relationship separated by time zones? one expat couple, who met in sweden before moving continents apart, found an answer in the form of photography – with spectacular results.
  • Groped woman had 'gigantic breasts' - player clearednew
    24 August 2016, 8:41 am - a police investigator has dropped a case against an ice hockey player accused of molesting a woman at a night club in northern sweden - because she had “gigantic breasts”.
  • Gran Canaria: 'So much more than beaches'new
    24 August 2016, 8:30 am - gran canaria may be best known for its beaches, but it’s got a lot more to offer than sand and surf. the local spoke with an expert about gran canaria’s hidden gem: the countryside.
  • Sweden’s high-speed trains the least punctual in Europenew
    24 August 2016, 7:04 am - sweden’s high-speed trains are the worst in europe and among the worst internationally when it comes to arriving on time, a new comparison shows.
  • Asylum seekers leaving Sweden in record numbersnew
    24 August 2016, 6:24 am - a record number of people who sought asylum in sweden have voluntarily left the country this year, with over 10,000 registered as having left. that coincides with the number of people seeking asylum in sweden falling sharply compared to 2015.
  • Long-term damage seen from brain injuries: Swedish studynew
    24 August 2016, 5:18 am - youths who suffer traumatic brain injuries such as concussions are more likely than their unharmed siblings to experience long-term psychological and social problems, a major study carried out in sweden said on tuesday.
  • 30 Swedish movies you must see before you dienew
    24 August 2016, 4:59 am - everyone is familiar with big hitters like let the right one in and the millennium trilogy, but sweden's cinema is much more than the blockbusters. to help us grasp the soul of swedish film, expert christian ekvall picks out 30 swedish movies to see

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  • At least 120 dead as deadly quake brings carnage to Italian mountainsnew
    24 August 2016, 5:38 pm - accumoli: at least 120 people have died after a powerful earthquake struck a remote area of central italy wednesday, said prime minister matteo renzi, warning that the figure could still rise. some 368 people were injured in the tremor, he said at a
  • Suspect affiliated with MQM 'London secretariat' arrested, claims Rangersnew
    24 August 2016, 5:27 pm - karachi: pakistan rangers sindh on wednesday claimed to have arrested a suspect, affiliated with muttahida qaumi movement (mqm), for the alleged killing of a member of jamaat ahmedia.the suspect, according to the rangers spokesman, works for the mqm
  • Militant attack on American University in Kabul kills one, injures 14new
    24 August 2016, 3:55 pm - kabul: suspected militants stormed the kabul campus of the american university of afghanistan on wednesday with some students jumping from second floor windows to escape the gunfire and explosions, witnesses and officials said. foreign staff and
  • Karachi will not be held hostage anymore, assures Nisarnew
    24 August 2016, 1:59 pm - karachi: interior minister chaudhry nisar on wednesday said karachi will not be held hostage anymore and congratulated the people and the security forces deployed in the metropolis for foiling the attempt to "take the city hostage".
  • Haj stoning to be shortened after deadly stampedenew
    24 August 2016, 12:53 pm - riyadh: a stoning ritual which led to the deaths of about 2,300 people during last year's haj will be more tightly controlled during next month's pilgrimage, saudi newspapers reported on wednesday.the period during which pilgrims can perform the
  • Court acquits Axact CEO Shoaib Shaikh in money laundering casenew
    24 August 2016, 12:23 pm - karachi: a district and sessions court acquitted axact chief executive officer (ceo) shoaib shaikh in a money laundering case here on wednesday.shaikh’s counsel, shaukat hayat, had moved an applicable petition under section 249-a of the
  • First ODI: England win by 44 runs on D/L method in rain-affected contestnew
    24 August 2016, 12:22 pm - england on wednesday beat pakistan by 44 runs on duckworth–lewis method after rain stopped play twice in three balls during the 34th over in england's pursuit of 261-run target in the first of the five one-day internationals (odi) at ageas bowl
  • Man dies, woman injured as couple stoned in Swat over 'honour': policenew
    24 August 2016, 10:08 am - swat: a 27-year-old man was stoned to death and a married woman injured by her relatives in the name of 'honour' after the two were found in an 'objectionable position' in her family's home in the barikot area on wednesday, police said.deputy
  • Indian Navy submarine data leakednew
    24 August 2016, 9:46 am - sydney/paris: india is investigating the extent to which secrets about french scorpene submarines being built in the country have been compromised, its defence ministry said on wednesday, after a leak of documents relating to its combat capabilities.
  • MQM's imprisoned Waseem Akhtar elected Karachi mayornew
    24 August 2016, 8:20 am - karachi: muttahida qaumi movement's (mqm) waseem akhtar has been elected karachi's mayor on wednesday. "let bygones be bygones," said akhtar while addressing media persons after the elections concluded. "its enough, we have fought enough


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