Following a vote by the conference of the small opposition Christian Democrat party to abandon the so-called December Agreement, the other three opposition signatories to the pact say the agreement is over.
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- But Liberals will keep the pact.
- 'Hails self-mediation.'
The coalition of Tunisian organizations awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was a bit of a surprise according to the director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
- Helped broker a constitution.
The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet "for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011."
- Press conference about crisis.
As one of several measures to find accomodation for the record-number of refugees arriving to Sweden, the government said Friday the Migration Agency may house refugees in tents.
- Helping to protect genetic diversity in Swedish wolves.
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency is launching a program to analyse the DNA of wolves in Finland and Russia, in hopes of maintaining the genetic diversity of Sweden’s wolf population.
- Praise for "a worthy winner".
The bookies favourite to win this year's Nobel Prize in literature was described as a worthy recipient on Thursday as Belarusian writer and journalist Svetlana Alexievich joined a list of past Winners including Ernest Hemingway and Patrick Modiano.
- Journalist wrote "Voices from Chernobyl."
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Belarusian Svetlana Alexievich who wrote "Voices from Chernobyl."
- Record numbers attended 2014 Jazz festival.
The 35th Stockholm Jazz Festival takes place on Friday and organisers hope that attendance figures will be even higher than last year's record 22,000.
- Care not always up to par.
A shortage of volunteer foster care homes and record arrivals of unaccompanied refugee minors has meant some municipalities are turning to profit-driven private companies to purchase expensive housing and care.