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.
- Abolition of censorship.
On Friday, Sweden celebrates its 250th anniversary of the freedom of the press and public information.
- Potential replacements.
With less than two years until Sweden's next election, names are already being bandied about who could lead the ruling Social Democrats after 2018's national vote.
- 1 av 4Fredrik Vestberg at Swedish Radio's P4 Jämtland investigated the story about the alleged assault by young refugees. Credit: Karin Nilsson/Radio Sweden2 av 4Karin Jonsson, culture editor at Östersunds-Posten, has created a Facebook group for women living in rural parts of Sweden. Credit: Karin Nilsson/Radio Sweden3 av 4Tip-offs and propaganda.
Who takes over when local reporters are no longer able to cover certain areas? Radio Sweden visited the northern county of Jämtland, where citizen initiatives as well as right-wing extremist propaganda websites have sprung up in the absence of journalists.
- River Svartån.
It might be December 1 with snow on the ground in some areas of the country but residents in the central town of Örebro are being asked to save water.
A fortnight after exhuming the body of a man whose wife is a suspect in the death of her father, the prosecution office in Västerås announced that the woman is now accused of murdering her late husband.
- Electoral Survey.
The Red-Green parties have increased their lead over the centre-right opposition parties but a Statistics Sweden poll shows that the Moderates, Social Democrats and Green Party have continued to decline in voter support.
- Dark year.
The number of accidents on Sweden's roads involving wildlife has reached a record level this year and will pass 50,000 by the end of 2016.
Swedes travelling to far-flung destinations such as Thailand should be forced to pay a green tax of upto SEK 430 per person, a report presented to the government said Wednesday.
- Asylum seekers.
The Afghan parliament has rejected the bilateral agreement that would ensure that Afghanistan accepts its nationals, if they are deported from Sweden.
A former resident of Sweden who was killed in a police anti-terror raid in Brussels was recruited and radicalized in Stockholm by an extremist network whose leader has eluded Säpo for over a decade, reports SVT's investigative programme, Uppdrag granskning.
In the future, all taxis in Sweden must have a meter, without exemption, an evaluation into the sector proposed on Wednesday.
- Song contest.
Next year's line-up has been announced for Melodifestivalen, Sweden's domestic competition to select a song for the Eurovision Song Contest. Several former winners are back, including Loreen.
- Following the coup attempt.
An increasing number of Turkish citizens are applying for asylum in Sweden.
- TIMSS report.
The improved results in maths and science among Swedish students is hailed by ministers as a success for Sweden's teaching profession and for the students.