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Sweden: Constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe
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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Watch: Substitute injured after being poked in the eye by his own team-mate

watch: substitute injured after being poked in the eye by his own team-mate
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BBC News - Published

Jared Kushner's Middle East Peace Plan Panned by Former European Leaders Before It's Even Released

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WorldNews - Published

Videos for Sweden

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Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Ecuador Hit by Cyberattacks After Julian Assange's Arrest [Video]Ecuador Hit by Cyberattacks After Julian Assange's Arrest

Ecuador's government institutions have reportedly faced more than 40 million cyberattacks.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Julian Assange - What Happens Next? [Video]Julian Assange - What Happens Next?

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Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 04:59Published

Moreno: Assange Tried to Spy During Asylum at Embassy [Video]Moreno: Assange Tried to Spy During Asylum at Embassy

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Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

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Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

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Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

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British MP's Push To Extradite Assange To Sweden [Video]British MP's Push To Extradite Assange To Sweden

Over 70 parliament members requested the government communicate to Sweden it will accept an extradition request.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

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Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

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Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:06Published

Julian Assange Arrested In London [Video]Julian Assange Arrested In London

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Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

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Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:13Published

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Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:54Published

US Charges WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange With Conspiracy [Video]US Charges WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange With Conspiracy

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Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Assange arrives at Westminster Magistrates' Court [Video]Assange arrives at Westminster Magistrates' Court

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Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Julian Assange arrives at court after almost seven-year stay in Ecuadorian embassy [Video]Julian Assange arrives at court after almost seven-year stay in Ecuadorian embassy

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Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:33Published

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange arrested after losing asylum [Video]WikiLeaks' Julian Assange arrested after losing asylum

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Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

Lawyer Wants To Reopen Assange Rape Case [Video]Lawyer Wants To Reopen Assange Rape Case

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Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Wikileaks' Assange arrested in London [Video]Wikileaks' Assange arrested in London

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Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

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Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested and dragged out of embassy [Video]WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested and dragged out of embassy

Assange is wanted in the UK for breaching his conditions of bail in 2012 — his bail was granted amid a case that would see him extradited to Sweden to face charges of rape and sexual assault.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:54Published

UK Police Arrest Julian Assange [Video]UK Police Arrest Julian Assange

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Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

 

Sweden's "no-go zones"

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CBS News - Published

Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face sexual assault allegations, says Labour's shadow foreign secretary

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 assault allegations.
Independent - Published

UK lawmakers: Julian Assange should face justice in Sweden

uk lawmakers: julian assange should face justice in sweden
LONDON — More than 70 British legislators have urged the government to make sure WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces Swedish justice if prosecutors there reopen a rape allegation against him. The..
WorldNews - Published

Sweden must get priority on Assange -UK MPs

sweden must get priority on assange -uk mps
More than 70 MPs write to the home secretary backing the WikiLeaks co-founder's extradition to Sweden.
BBC News - Published

Noam Chomsky: America’s Extraterritorial Reach Is Its Own Scandal

noam chomsky: america’s extraterritorial reach is its own scandal
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 Julian Assange. NOAM CHOMSKY: Well, the..
WorldNews - Published

CBSN Originals explores the rise of the far right in Sweden

CBSN Originals supervising producer Matt Morrison sits down to discuss the latest CBSN Originals documentary, "(Un)Welcome: Sweden's Rise of the Right". It explores how the growing number of immigrants..
CBS News - Published

Lawyers doubt Julian Assange will ever stand trial in Sweden

lawyers doubt julian assange will ever stand trial in sweden
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 in Sweden even if prosecutors decide to..
WorldNews - Published

Sweden charges three police over fatal shooting of Down's syndrome man

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 a case that has raised concerns over the..
Reuters - Published

Julian Assange: Sweden considers reviving rape inquiry

julian assange: sweden considers reviving rape inquiry
The Wikileaks co-founder's arrest in the Ecuadorian embassy ended his flight from the investigation.
BBC News - Published

Sweden and the rise of the "super nationalistic" right

For decades, Sweden opened its door to refugees, but now far-right populists are gaining power and pushing back
CBS News - Published

(Un)Welcome: Sweden's rise of the right

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 influx of migrants has coincided with the..
CBS News - Published

Swedish prosecutors considering request to reopen Julian Assange rape case

The 47-year-old sought refuge in London’s Ecuadorian Embassy in 2012 while facing extradition to Sweden in connection with sexual assault allegations.
USATODAY.com - Published

Julian Assange's journey from a talk in Sweden to a 7-year stay at Ecuadorian Embassy in UK: A timeline

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 based on an extradition request put..
Firstpost - Published

WikiLeaks' Assange convicted of breaking bail terms at UK court

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was convicted on Thursday by a London court of skipping bail in 2012 after an extradition order to Sweden over an allegation of rape.
Reuters - Published

Lawyer says to push for Sweden to reopen Assange investigation

A Swedish lawyer representing the alleged victim in a rape investigation involving WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange said on Thursday she would push to have prosecutors reopen the probe, that was..
Reuters - Published

Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder arrested in London

julian assange: wikileaks co-founder arrested in london
He took refuge in Ecuador's London embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault.
BBC News - Published

Wikileaks' Julian Assange arrested

wikileaks' julian assange arrested
He took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault.
BBC News - Published

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