Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to Swedish national football squad: head coach
17 March 2021 | 6:33 am
Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic will return to Sweden's national squad after an almost five-year hiatus to play in World Cup qualifiers at the end of March, head coach Janne Andersson says in an online presentation from Stockholm as he announced the team's line-up.
6 Nov 2021
“If you live in Nigeria, you can survive anywhere,” and it’s not by chance. The Soro Soke generation has shifted the narrative, creating an online and offline movement that seeks to effect change, a change that cuts across national boundaries. Amid these calls for change is The Culture Squad echoing the demands of the people for all who need to hear it. These select few are the VJs who highlight societal issues that spark change and revolution in the hearts of many youths. Grab a copy of Guardian Life tomorrow as Nenny B, Folu Storms and Ilo take us on a journey on the impact of ViacomCBS on youth expression.
2 Apr 2022
As a recent poll shows that six in 10 Swedish people support joining NATO alongside neighbour Finland, leading Swedish MEP Tomas Tobé tells FRANCE 24 why he backs ending two centuries of military neutrality in Sweden. "It is clear that Sweden needs to build security together with others.
30 Apr 2022
Prosecutors in Germany accuse the man of crimes against humanity and murder in Gambia. Among the victims of the so-called "Junglers" death squad was a prominent journalist and AFP correspondent.
8 May 2022
NATO's Scandinavian members will give their full support to Finland and Sweden if the two countries apply to join the alliance.
25 Sep 2022
Earlier this month, Sweden experienced a political earthquake when the Sweden Democrats (SD), a party with neo-Nazi roots, became the country's second-largest party in parliament. For the first time, the far right was running not as an outsider, but as part of the traditional right-wing coalition.
16 Oct 2022
The leader of the Swedish Moderates says his party and two others have agreed to form a minority government. The far-right Sweden Democrats will conditionally back the coalition without being part of it.
26 Oct 2022
Since Russia's full-scale invasion into Ukraine, Sweden has grown more wary of Russian aggression. The Swedish government wants its citizens to be ready for the worst-case scenario and is encouraging them to become "preppers.”
25 Dec 2022
A zoo in the Swedish town of Furuvik shot dead three chimpanzees after the animals escaped. The situation was still not under control, with the remaining four primates out of their enclosure.
Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into the incident, which occurred during a Kurdish demo in Stockholm. Sweden said the act was an attempt to sabotage its bid to join NATO.
Turkey said the move was in response to Sweden's decision to allow a far-right protest near the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. Sweden needs Turkey's approval to join the NATO military alliance.
Bangladesh's elite counter-terrorism force is committing extrajudicial killings, DW and Netra News reveal in a new investigation. High-ranking officials are approving the executions, according to insiders.
Habib Chaab was convicted of "corruption on earth" for allegedly heading a rebel group and carrying out bombings, including one in Khuzestan in 2018. Sweden derided Iran's "inhumane" decision to execute him.
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Qatar holds an important position of influence over Hamas, a designated terrorist entity, whose political headquarters it has housed for more than a decade. Some question its legitimacy as mediator in the Israel-Hamas war.
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In Ivory Coast's Assinie, coastal erosion and rogue waves are destroying homes and businesses - a problem that U.N. experts warn is only going to get worse.
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Humanitarian aid workers from Doctors Without Borders, the Red Cross and the IFRC (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies) are the latest victims of the Israel-Hamas disinformation war; their organisations have been accused of supporting either Hamas or Israel in viral videos shared online. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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