The Kurdish-led administration in North and East Syria hit back after Sweden’s foreign minister implied he would distance his country from the self-governing region in order to appease Turkey, reports Medya News.
The Swedish Social Democrats lost government and the country will now be led by conservatives reliant on the right-wing, xenophobic Sweden Democrats for support, reports Kjell Östberg.
A 26-year-old Kurdish refugee in Sweden is at risk of being deported to Turkey as a result of an agreement signed between Ankara, Stockholm and Helsinki for the Nordic expansion of NATO, reports Medya News.
Sweden's Left Party (Vänsterpartiet) released a statement opposing the deal with Turkey to clear the way for Sweden's membership of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Swedish journalist Bella Frank discusses the debate in Sweden on NATO membership that was triggered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Five years on from the Paris Climate Agreement, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has slammed governments for wasting time.
Sweden’s death-rate from COVID-19 has topped the rest of the world on a per capita basis on several occasions since the pandemic started, writes Astrid Paulsson. But Swedish authorities claim the figures are wrong and are standing by their much-criticised “herd immunity” strategy.
In the midst of a coronavirus pandemic, the world is facing a doubling in the number of global poor. But governments focusing on huge rescue packages to save corporations, including those registered in tax havens, from taking too big a hit, writes Astrid Paulsson.
Stieg Larsson is best known for his phenomenally successful series of novels, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest. The books have sold some 80 million copies world-wide. However, Larsson’s main pre-occupation was fighting the rise of fascism in Sweden.
If you like boundary-challenging cinema, this is for you.
Amateurs is a poignantly funny film that raises serious questions about Swedish multiculturalism, without ever preaching. There is plenty of harsh racist behaviour demonstrated — but the worst of it is committed by migrants against each other.
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