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Setting up asylum centres outside EU would be tricky - Mogherini| Reuters

Sep 05, 2015

Setting up asylum centres outside EU would be tricky - Mogherini| Reuters

LUXEMBOURG European Union foreign ministers discussed on Saturday the possibility of setting up EU centres for refugees outside Europe as a way to deal with the migration crisis, but the EU's top diplomat said it would require "enormous resources". Allowing refugees to request asylum in the Middle East and Africa could help stop thousands of people attempting the perilous journey to reach Europe. #Syria #Greece #markets #Sweden #Hungary #Czech Republic
Icelanders tell government to take in more Syrian refugees| Reuters

Sep 02, 2015

Icelanders tell government to take in more Syrian refugees| Reuters

REYKJAVIK Four percent of Iceland's population has joined a Facebook page seeking to have the country take in more people escaping the Syrian conflict, prompting the government to consider it. Around 12,000 people from a population of little over 300,000 joined the Facebook page #Middle East #United Kingdom #Sweden #Turkey #Latin America #India
Some 50 migrants found dead in boat off Libya - coast guard| Reuters

Aug 27, 2015

Some 50 migrants found dead in boat off Libya - coast guard| Reuters

ROME Some 50 migrants were found dead in the hold of a boat off the coast of Libya on Wednesday during a rescue operation which saved 430 other people, the Italian coast guard said. Thousands of people, mainly from Africa and the Middle East, have put to sea this year in the hope of reaching Europe, often dangerously packed onto small boats that were never designed to cross the Mediterranean. #Europe #markets #Sweden #Entertainment #opinion
Russia and NATO need new rules to cut risk of war, ex-ministers say| Reuters

Aug 26, 2015

Russia and NATO need new rules to cut risk of war, ex-ministers say| Reuters

BRUSSELS Russia and NATO must agree common rules to handle unexpected military encounters to reduce the risk of inadvertently triggering a war between Moscow and the West, a group of former foreign and defence ministers said on Wednesday. With both Russia and NATO intensifying military exercises because of the crisis in Ukraine, incidents such as mid-air face-offs between rival military jets are on the increase #Business #France #Norway #Sweden #Denmark #opinion
Knife attacks kill 2 people at central Sweden Ikea store

Aug 11, 2015

Knife attacks kill 2 people at central Sweden Ikea store

Police in Sweden arrested two men on suspicion of murder in a knife attack that killed a man and a woman at an Ikea store Monday in the central Swedish city of Vasteras, police and store officials said. #NewsTracker #Sweden #IKEA #knife attack
Sweden investigates if wreck in its waters is Russian submarine| Reuters

Jul 28, 2015

Sweden investigates if wreck in its waters is Russian submarine| Reuters

STOCKHOLM The Swedish military is studying a video taken by shipwreck hunters who say it shows a wrecked submarine just off the eastern coast of Sweden which appears to be Russian, a spokesman said on Monday. The discovery comes less than a year after Swedish troops and ships unsuccessfully hunted for a Russian submarine reportedly cited near Stockholm, in the country's biggest military mobilization since the Cold War #India #Technology #Middle East #Russia #Sweden
France rejects Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's request for asylum

Jul 04, 2015

France rejects Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's request for asylum

The French government rejected an asylum request from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday, saying he did not face "immediate danger". #World #Julian Assange #France #NewsTracker #Sweden #UK #Franois Hollande #French president #Wikileaks founder #asylum request
Sweden mulls new laws banning jihad combat, travel

Jun 17, 2015

Sweden mulls new laws banning jihad combat, travel

Sweden is considering drafting new legislation that would ban its nationals from fighting in armed conflicts for terrorist organisations such as Islamic State (IS), the government said on Wednesday. #World #Terrorism #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #Sweden #islamic-state
Sweden gets a new Princess! Swedish prince Carl Philip marries reality star in lavish ceremony

Jun 14, 2015

Sweden gets a new Princess! Swedish prince Carl Philip marries reality star in lavish ceremony

Flag-waving Swedes and royals celebrated in the blazing summer sun on Saturday as reality show starlet Sofia Hellqvist became a real-life princess as she married Prince Carl Philip. #princess #NewsTracker #Wedding #Sweden #Royals #Prince Carl Philip #Sofia Hellqvist