Following what Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt called “the first forward aiming meeting on Iraq”, world leaders attending a conference in Sweden unanimously approved a declaration on Thursday acknowledging Baghdad's efforts to improve security and "combat terrorism" in the war-torn country.
The head of Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen), Ingrid Bonde, has announced she is stepping down to take a job leading one of Sweden’s largest pension funds.
Ronnie Gilchrist spends a trying afternoon at the offices of the Migration Board with an MBA student who urgently needs the agency to rectify a bureaucratic error.
Telecom operator 3 has filed a suit against TeliaSonera for what it argues are deceptive claims about the latter’s mobile broadband coverage.
Early last Thursday, someone used a fire extinguisher to cover the outdoor display windows of Berlin's upscale department store KaDeWe with grass-green paint.
The mercury is set to soar this weekend in Germany, as shifting high pressure system “Otto” brings high temperatures and occasionally heavy thunderstorms to much of the country.
In a policy turnaround, Germany on Thursday agreed to join a ban on cluster bombs following international agreement outlawing the controversial ordnance.
What’s on in Sweden: May 30 – June 5: Stockholm marathon, folk music in Gothenburg, Salsa dancing in Malmö.
Prosecutors raided Deutsche Telekom's headquarters on Thursday in a probe into an escalating scandal that has seen Europe's biggest phone company confess to spying on journalists.
Police are warning Stockholm-area motorists to leave their cars at home on Friday as student celebrations and departing VIPs are expected to clog the city’s streets.
It's a good thing Germans don't tend to use air conditioners, because in addition to the rising cost of petrol, natural gas and food, residents can also expect an increase in electricity costs in the coming year.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has promised that the United States will take in more refugees from Iraq, according to Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.
Sweden's national football coach Lars Lagerbäck, dubbed "the qualifier king" after leading the team to a record five straight major tournaments, is seen as a master tactician who prefers a strictly organized game over flashy play.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Thursday backed Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s appeal for his country's debts to be cancelled while addressing a global conference in Sweden.
Journalist and author Stieg Larsson left behind a signed will after all.
The 23-year-old Afghan-German arrested in the suspected honour killing of his 16-year-old sister last week is now under investigation for rape, police said on Thursday.
A person wearing a mask who shot a 16-year-old in a park in Västerås on Sunday night remains at large.
The Bundesliga might be second-class when it comes to football, but Germany's top league Europe's financial champion, according to study released on Thursday.
A frustrated Swedish conscript shot himself in the foot with his service weapon in order to get out of completing his military duty.
An international conference on Iraq aimed at assessing progress made in the war-ravaged country opened in Stockholm Thursday, amid calls from Baghdad for more help to stabilize the situation.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday hailed the progress made in Iraq, insisting that with international help it could fulfill its "vision of becoming a free, secure, stable and prosperous nation."
A German family sitting down to dinner on Wednesday evening narrowly avoided harm after they were joined by an uninvited bolt of lighting.
The German government’s human rights envoy Günter Nooke on Thursday called for a new public debate on East Germany’s troubled legacy following renewed accusations a high-ranking MP worked for the Stasi.
In Europe, even the Italians and French are respecting public smoking bans, but Germany's bid to implement one is proving as relapse-prone as the New Year's resolutions of nicotine addicts, writes AFP's Emsie Ferreira.
Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt met with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Thursday morning prior to the beginning of an international conference on Iraq.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday urged the world community to seize on improved security in Iraq to accelerate aid for agriculture, housing and other projects in the country.
Women activists and UN officials testified on Wednesday in Stockholm about the violence Iraqi women are subjected to in their daily lives, on the eve of an Iraq conference in the Swedish capital.
Oskarshamn nuclear plant has been found to lack sufficient safeguards to ensure that security checks are performed on everybody entering the plant.