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World May 20Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks’ Assange
Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish court decided to detain Assange she would issue a European arrest warrant.
World May 13Sweden to reopen rape case against WikiLeaks’ Assange
Swedish prosecutors are seeking Julian Assange's extradition after he has served his 50-week prison term in Britain for jumping bail.
World Oct 01Jean-Claude Arnault, man at center of Nobel Literature scandal, convicted of rape
The case began in November, when 18 women came forward in a Swedish newspaper with sex abuse accusations against Jean-Claude Arnault.
World Jul 03NATO allies defend military spending amid Trump criticism
BRUSSELS — NATO allies are pushing back against U.S. criticism that they are not spending enough on defense, as President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure ahead of a summit next week.
World May 31Denmark joins some European nations in banning burqa, niqab
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Denmark joined some other European countries in deciding Thursday to ban garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa.
Arts May 04The Nobel literature prize will not be awarded this year, following sex abuse allegations
The academy said Friday the 2018 prize will be given in 2019. The decision was made in Stockholm a day earlier, on the grounds that the academy is in no shape to pick a winner after a string of sex…
Nation Apr 302018 could be the first year in decades with no Nobel Prize in literature
The painful, though not unprecedented possibility arises from sex abuse and financial crimes scandals involving the Swedish Academy, the body that chooses the Nobel literature winner.
World Feb 14Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe who publicly vented his frustration at not being the social equal of his wife or their son in line to become Denmark's king, died late Tuesday. He…