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Do We Need A Global Convention Of Common Principles For Building Peace?

Sweden’s Minister for International Development Cooperation Peter ErikssonBy Thalif DeenSTOCKHOLM, May 17 2019 (IPS) When the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) concluded a three-day forum on “Peace and Development” on...
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Review: The $99 Urbanista Stockholm Wireless Earbuds Get The Fundamentals Right

Oh Sweden. It’s the birthplace of A-Ha’s Morten Harket. Home of the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund. And yes, its capital city, Oslo, is a sight to behold. The fjord-pocked Scandinavian nation is also home to Urbanista – a trendy...
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Subway Campaign Voices Nazi Accusations Against Sweden's Largest Party (photo)

A recent campaign launched in the Stockholm underground was meant to highlight the Social Democrats "dark past" and present-day alleged anti-Semitism. This is not the first time Sweden's largest party has faced such allegations.
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Blood And Sweat Take Training App To The Next Level

Last year about 1,000 runners were forced to quit the Stockholm Marathon due to extreme hot temperatures and the difficulty in staying hydrated. Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed a multifaceted measuring technology that...
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Sweden Reopens Investigation Into Rape Allegations Against Julian Assange

Sweden has reopened its investigation into rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with journalist Maddy Savage for an update from Stockholm.
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Watch Swedish State Prosecutor Holding Presser On Assange Investigation

Sweden's state prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson held a press conference in Stockholm to announce a decision on re-opening the probe into rape accusations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
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An Urgent Need To Advance Peace

At the 2018 Stockholm ForumBy Dr Marina CapariniSTOCKHOLM, May 10 2019 (IPS) Let us be blunt: the world is in crisis. Peace, human rights, our planetary ecosystem, and our systems of conflict management and global governance are under enormous...
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Analyst: Global Military Expenditure To Increase Into 2020s As Competition Grows

World military spending is at an all-time high, amounting to $1.8 billion in 2018, an increase of 2.6% from 2017 the latest data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) suggests. According to the report, global defence...
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Sas Says Reached Agreement With Pilots’ Trade Union Ending Week-long Strike

STOCKHOLM (Sputnik) – A pilots’ trade union and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) have reached an agreement ending a strike which lasted for almost seven days, the airline’s CEO, Rickard Gustafson, said.
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Msnbc Panel Goes Off On Rod Rosenstein’s ‘surreal’ Resignation Letter: Like He Has...

Nicolle Wallace and her panel this afternoon teed off on outgoing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for his resignation letter to President Donald Trump. Wallace read from Rosenstein’s letter––saying he’s leaving May 11––...
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Satellite Data And Ai Help Fight Sweden's Forest Fires

According to Swedish authorities, there is a high risk of forest and grass fires this week and some communities, such as Upplands Bro (northwest of Stockholm), have taken the step of banning the traditional bonfires that neighborhoods organize to...
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Global Defense Spending Hit Highest-ever Amount In 2018 - Report

Around the world last year, military budgets increased by 2.6% from 2017, totaling over $1.8 trillion according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), a leading think tank.
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Us Military Spending Up For First Time In 7 Years

US military spending has risen for the first time in seven years, reflecting Trump administration policy, according to a new report released Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Worldwide military spending also rose by 2.6...
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Over 20 Detained In Copenhagen After Unrest At Right-wing Party's Rally - Police

STOCKHOLM (Sputnik) - Over 20 people have been detained as a result of unrest triggered by a rally of Denmark’s right-wing party in a Muslim-populated district of Copenhagen, the police said on Monday.
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Stockholm To Seek Boost Of Cooperation With Moscow - Swedish Pm's Office

STOCKHOLM (Sputnik) – The Swedish government will seek boost of cooperation with Russia on the issues that are interesting for Stockholm, the office of Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said after his Tuesday meeting with Russian President...
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Jailed Stockholm Terrorist Caught With Daesh Flag In His Cell

Uzbek citizen Rakhmat Akilov swore allegiance to Daesh* before a heinous terrorist attack, in which he rammed a truck into a crowd of people on a pedestrian street in central Stockholm, murdering five people. Almost two years after the attack,...
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Europe Poised To Raise Copyright Liability For Platforms — But Memes Are Safe, For Now - Aei -...

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN — Fear not, cat GIF lovers and meme aficionados — your content is still safe in Europe. But technology platforms like YouTube and Google may soon find themselves subject to increased liability for copyright infringement, if a...
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Swedbank Fires Ceo Minutes Before Start Of Annual Investor Meeting; Shares Halted

Talk about bad timing. Shares of troubled Swedish lender Swedbank were halted in Stockholm a little over an hour before the bank's annual shareholder meeting was set to begin after sliding another 4% and dragging down the broader European banking...
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Swedish Authorities Say Expanded Probe Into Swedbank To Include Possible Fraud

STOCKHOLM (Sputnik) – The Swedish Economic Crime Authority (EBM) said it had expanded its probe into Swedbank to include possible fraud, suggesting that the bank might have been aware of the money laundering schemes it was allegedly involved in.
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Huge Explosion Hits Stockholm, Sweden; Several Reportedly Injured

According to the newspaper Aftonbladet, several people were wounded by a massive blast in the Swedish capital on Wednesday night.
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