(UPDATED) 'Director of Public Prosecution, Marianne Ny, has today decided to discontinue the investigation regarding suspected rape by Julian Assange,' the prosecutor's office says in a statement
Of the 20 countries heading up the list, all but Australia and Japan are in western Europe, where virtually every nation boasts some form of universal health coverage
The prosecutor's office says officials would 'talk about the ongoing case,' without providing further details
(UPDATED) Uzbekistan's foreign minister says Rakhmat Akilov was radicalized after moving to Sweden in 2014, and Uzbek intelligence service had passed on information about him
Arrested in a Stockholm suburb just hours after Friday's attack, Akilov appeared in a special heavily-guarded high-security courtroom
Globe CEO Ernest Cu pays tribute to Chris Bevington, the 41-year-old Spotify executive who 'helped change the way Filipinos listen to music'
(UPDATED) The suspect, identified only as a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan, had also been due to be expelled from Sweden after his residency application was rejected last year
Swedish police identify the suspected truck driver who killed 4 people in Stockholm as a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan
(3rd UPDATE) Here is what we know about the truck attack in Sweden's capital
(3rd UPDATE) 'We suspect that the man who was arrested is the perpetrator,' Stockholm police spokesman Lars Bystrom tells Agence France-Presse
(6th UPDATE) Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, who cut short a visit in southwestern Sweden to return to Stockholm, says he has strengthened the country's border controls
The Nobel diploma and medal were handed to Dylan at a 'private ceremony in Stockholm' attended by 12 academy members
Bob Dylan, the first songwriter to win the prestigious prize, will not hold the traditional Nobel lecture during the meeting
Some 13,000 young Swedes are expected to be mobilized from July 1, but only 4,000 of them, 18-year-olds of both sexes, will be selected for military service based on motivation and skills
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(UPDATED) The Swedish embassy in Washington asks the US State Department for an explanation
Data guru Hans Rosling, a Swedish public health expert famous for combating scientific ignorance with catchy YouTube videos in his mission to promote a 'fact-based world,' dies
In 2015, the agency found dangerous chemical substances, including lead, in 15% of children's toys in Sweden. The proportion of surveyed sex toys that contained banned chemicals was 2%.
Drottningholm Palace, which is on the UNESCO world heritage list, was built in the 1600s on Lovon island in Stockholm
In Europe, pranksters seeking a thrill have followed in the footsteps of two Belgian students who filmed and posted on YouTube a video clip about the night they spent last summer at an Ikea store in Ghent
(UPDATED) 'The Colombian peace agreement is a ray of hope in a world troubled by so many conflicts and so much intolerance,' Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says
The Nobel prizes are traditionally awarded every December 10th, the anniversary of the death of prize creator Alfred Nobel, a Swedish inventor, philanthropist and industrialist
'All of the farm's 200,000 hens will be put down to prevent the expansion of the virus,' Sweden's agriculture department
Solar energy is currently marginal in the Nordic nation, accounting for less than 0.1% of electricity production. Sweden relies mostly on hydropower (39%) and nuclear power (36%).
At the Nordic Ambassadors' Luncheon, the Norwegian ambassador adds that 'peace is good for business'
This comes as Sweden reopens its embassy in the Philippines that was closed for 8 years
'We trust that the Philippine government is investigating these killings,' Swedish Ambassador-designate Harald Fries says
Assange's lawyer Per Samuelsson said the questioning is expected to last several days at the embassy where the founder of the secret-spilling website has been holed up for 4 years
A capacity crowd of 80,000 at the national stadium falls silent prior to kick-off in France's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Sweden, almost exactly a year on from the attacks which killed 130 people
(UPDATED) Pope Francis holds a public mass for the Catholic minority in Sweden, a Lutheran but secular country where same-sex marriage is allowed even for priests
Ahead of the visit to Sweden, he reiterates the importance he attaches to Christian unity at a time when both believers and belief itself are under pressure in many parts of the world
A Facebook spokeswoman apologizes for removing the video, saying: 'We're very sorry, our team processes millions of advertising images each week, and in some instances we incorrectly prohibit ads'
The incident comes after two people in clown costumes threatened to kill a young woman in the center of Sweden
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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, is a wealthy businessman who staked his political legacy on making peace with the FARC rebels
(UPDATED) The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his efforts in the Colombian peace process, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announces
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(UPDATED) Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, and Bernard L. Feringa are awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on molecular machines
The chemistry prize is the third Nobel to be announced this week
(UPDATED) David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane, and J. Michael Kosterlitz share the 2016 Physics Nobel for their work on 'theoretical discoveries of topological phase transition and topological phases of matter'
The physics prize is the second of the Nobels to be awarded, after the medicine prize
As always, predicting the names of the winners is a game of chance, especially given the number of people worthy of the honors
This is the eighth time the European arrest warrant has been tested in a Swedish court. All of the rulings have gone against him.
Two members of the assembly that awards the Nobel prize for medicine are to quit for failing to heed warnings about a major ethics scandal
Cloie will compete in the Miss Earth pageant scheduled in October
KC and Garie Concepcion's half-sister Cloie Syquia Skarne is one of 15 finalists vying for the Miss Universe Sweden crown
Despite losing on penalties, Hope Solo says 'The better team did not win today'
(4th UPDATE) The meeting is to take place 'in the coming weeks,' Ecuador says
The Swedish women's football team tops South Africa 1-0 as the Rio Olympics get off to an underwhelming start