Sweden

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Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.5 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.

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Degerfors substitute Mattias Ozgun was injured after being accidentally poked in the eye by his own team-mate in a second-tier game in Sweden.
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European leaders are criticizing the Trump administration’s approach to a Middle East peace plan, arguing that the current U.S. government is abandoning..
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Urban areas in Sweden known as "no-go zones" are allegedly overrun by migrant violence where even the police are instructed not to patrol there. CBSN Originals..
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Labour's shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has joined mounting calls for Julian Assange to be extradited to Sweden to face longstanding rape and sexual..
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LONDON — More than 70 British legislators have urged the government to make sure WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces Swedish justice if prosecutors there..
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More than 70 MPs write to the home secretary backing the WikiLeaks co-founder's extradition to Sweden.
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AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman in Boston, as we sit down with Noam Chomsky for a public conversation. I asked him about the arrest of..
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CBSN Originals supervising producer Matt Morrison sits down to discuss the latest CBSN Originals documentary, "(Un)Welcome: Sweden's Rise of the Right". It..
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Former prosecutor says it would be ‘uphill task’ even if rape inquiry is reopened Swedish lawyers have said they doubt Julian Assange will ever stand trial..
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Sweden's Prosecution Authority will charge three police officers over the fatal shooting of a 20-year old with Down's syndrome and autism in August last year in..
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The Wikileaks co-founder's arrest in the Ecuadorian embassy ended his flight from the investigation.
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For decades, Sweden opened its door to refugees, but now far-right populists are gaining power and pushing back
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In this installment of CBSN Originals’ ongoing examination at how migration is reshaping the world, Adam Yamaguchi travels to Sweden to examine how a record..
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The 47-year-old sought refuge in London’s Ecuadorian Embassy in 2012 while facing extradition to Sweden in connection with sexual assault allegations.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's seven-year hideout in Ecuador's London embassy came to an end on Thursday when British police dragged him out and arrested him..
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