An Ethiopian court has accused the jailed Swedish cardiologist Fikru Maru of financing a prison riot where 23 people died as well as being allied with groups of terrorists within the prison.
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- Was due for possible release.
- Fikru Maru.
A cardiac surgeon from Sweden already imprisoned in Ethiopia for several years could be changed with additional crimes, reports Swedish Television.
Radio Sweden speaks to one of the veterans of Sweden's first peacekeeping mission, during the Suez Crisis of 1956.
- Coming alone to Sweden1 av 8Sohail's team is training indoors now that it is winter. He would love to take part, but injured his knee when playing in the summer. Credit: Ulla Engberg/SR2 av 8The long light summers are beautiful in Krokom, but it helps to have an extra blind if you want to sleep, says Sohail Pirooz.4 av 8When the snow is on the ground outside, you can practice in a golf simulator. Credit: Ulla Engberg/SR5 av 8Sohail is cooking his own food. "My parents would be surprised," he says. Credit: Ulla Engberg/SR6 av 8Sohail and his legal guardian Katarina Lindgren usually meet a couple a time per week, to sort out practical stuff, but also to play golf together. Credit: Ulla engberg/SR7 av 8Part of a longer series.
Sohail Pirooz is 15 and lives in the northern town of Krokom. He is good at maths and football. He thinks his parents would be impressed if they knew that he can cook - and that he has learnt a new language: Swedish.
- Alternative Nobel Prize.
Four laureates have won this year's Right Livelihood Award but it appears that only three are slated to come to Stockholm next week to collect their prize.
- Ukrainian visit.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven said Sweden would uphold EU sanctions against Russia until the nation fulfilled key points on an agreed peace plan.
- Stade de France.
Sweden’s men’s football team face their biggest test since Zlatan Ibrahimovic retired from international football against France on Friday night.
- Big uncertainty.
Sweden’s stock exchange reacted less drastically to the US election than many had feared, but the business community here is holding its breath on what a Trump presidency will mean to Swedish businesses.
- Moderates and Christian Democrats.
Leaders of Sweden's centre-right opposition have expressed worry over the election of Donald Trump as President of the USA.
- Most MPs support Clinton or neither.
One of the few supporters of Donald Trump in the Swedish parliament is Mikael Jansson, of the nationalist Sweden Democrat party.
- US election.
Stockholmers battling a snowstorm in the early morning rush hour give their reaction to Donald Trump's election as America's next president.
- Swedish politicians react.
Sweden's Social Democrat prime minister Stefan Löfven and minister for foreign affairs, Margot Wallström, react to US election results.
- 45-percent rise.
Airlines operating out of Sweden have seen a spike in US ticket sales as large numbers of Swedes have gone over to America for Election Day.
- Sweden concerned.
Turkey’s ambassador to Sweden was summoned to the Foreign Ministry following the arrest of pro-Kurdish MPs in his home country.