Ali Abbasi's genre-bending fantasy tale 'Border', about gender-fluid trolls living in modern-day Sweden, was the big winner at the Guldbagge Awards, Sweden's leading film honors, picking up five trophies, including for best film.
Iranian documentary 'Beyond the Fence', directed by Arman Qolipour, made it to the competition program of 36th BUFF, international film festival for children and young people scheduled for March 23-29 in Malmö, Sweden.
Four Swedish parties have agreed on a deal to give Stefan Lofven a second term as prime minister, potentially ending months of political deadlock, the Aftonbladet newspaper reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.
Sweden said Wednesday it was freezing its support to United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) until its executive director is removed, after an expert report blasted the agency’s leadership for systematically failing to address bullying, abuse and sexual harassment.
Spokesman and chief negotiator for Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement says the delegation has participated in the UN-brokered peace negotiations in Sweden to restore peace in the conflict-plagued Arab country, and not to surrender.
The UN envoy for Yemen announced Friday Houthi movement and supporters of the former president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi have agreed to attend talks aimed at ending their three-year war, which has created the globe’s worst humanitarian crisis by pushing the Arab world’s poorest country to the brink of famine.
Sweden's center-right opposition and the far-right ousted Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in a vote of no-confidence on Tuesday, after September 9 elections left neither the left or right bloc with a majority.
Sweden faces a protracted period of political uncertainty after an election that left the two main parliamentary blocs tied but well short of a majority, and the far-right Sweden Democrats promising to wield “real influence” in parliament despite making more modest gains than many had predicted.
Ryanair pilots in Sweden will go on strike on Aug. 10, the Swedish Airline Pilots Association said on Wednesday, citing management’s failure to meet with union representatives for more than eight months.
England came into the World Cup with low expectations from its fans and much talk of building for the future but as it faces a quarterfinal with Sweden on Saturday, manager Gareth Southgate said this generation might not get a better chance to triumph.
An increasingly confident Sweden is relishing the prospect of a World Cup quarterfinal clash against England after displaying the best of its battling qualities in a 1-0 win over Switzerland in Tuesday’s Round of 16 tie.