Swedish doctor Fikru Maru is expected to be released from prison in Ethiopia soon, his lawyer has told Radio Sweden.
Sweden's minority of Catholics is eagerly awaiting the visit of Pope Francis to Lund and Malmö next week.
Sweden's prime minister Stefan Löfven has flown to Bagdad to meet Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi. The focus of the visit is the ongoing offensive to free Mosul from IS control.
The trial of three men accused of trying to smuggle refugees from Italy to Sweden began Monday.
Sweden’s Prime Minister said he had raised human rights, women’s rights and the death penalty with Saudi Arabia’s leaders on his visit to the country.
Swedish photographer Paul Hansen has thanked the manufacturers of the protective equipment that saved his life after he was shot twice while covering the assault on the Iraqi city of Mosul.
European Union leaders are open to allowing Sweden and other countries to extend their border checks for another six months, news agency TT reports.
For the hundreds of Swedish soldiers serving in UN missions, cutting bureaucracy would be the best outcome of this Nordic nation holding a Security Council Seat, says a veteran of the Mali force.
As Iraqi forces fight to retake control of the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, an age old division between Iraqi-born Swedes can still be felt here.
Some 20 Swedish universities or university-colleges are adding more spots for foreign-born students to receive the supplemental training needed to put their skills to use here.
It will be overcast in much of the country on Monday, with rain in many places.
Some snow is forecast in northern Dalarna and parts of Norrland. Southwest Götaland is the area most likely to see a break in the clouds.
Temperatures will be between 4-9 degrees Celsius in the south and between 0-5 degrees in the north.
Saturday marks one year since a masked man attacked the Kronan School in Trollhättan with a sword, killing three people, and school officials say that steps still need to be taken to ensure a safer environment in the classrooms.
Mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson said weaker global sales in the third quarter had made for a particularly rough 3 months.
When tens of thousands of refugees started arriving in Sweden last year, many carried with them a smart phone. The device was a vital resource and a new exhibit at the National Museum of Science and Technology looks at how it shaped the journeys of migrants to Europe.
- One year after three were killed during a racially motivated school attack in Trollhättan, school leaders in Sweden are still coming to terms with new security needs.Torsdag 20 oktober kl 15.00
The state watchdog for medical ethics says it is acceptable to carry our age tests on young asylum seekers, as long as certain important factors are taken into consideration.
As the number of people seeking asylum in Sweden is falling, the Migration Agency is ending many temporary housing contracts, and this means disruption for children and families.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will travel to Saudi Arabia this weekend for an official visit.
Tax money that should have been spent on food and housing for asylum seekers has been used to cover losses in spa and playground resorts, reveals a report seen by Swedish Radio.
Swedish prosecutors are expecting to deal with more people suspected of crimes abroad in the near future, as coalition forces move in on the city of Mosul, held by the so-called Islamic State.