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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Newly sworn-in Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres takes questions from reporters at UN Headquarters, December 12, 2016 in New York City. Guterres will replace Ban Ki-moon of South Korea on January. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

U.N. to Join Congolese Authorities in Hunt for Killers of U.N. Experts

But António Guterres avoids full-fledged independent inquiry into brutal March murder of U.S. and Swedish researchers.

Volvo Cars CEO Hakan Samuelsson poses for photographer after an interview at Volvo Cars Showroom in Stockholm, Sweden, on July 05, 2017.
 
Samuelsson said that all Volvo cars will be electric or hybrid within two years. The Chinese-owned automotive group plans to phase out the conventional car engine. / AFP PHOTO / TT NEWS AGENCY AND TT News Agency / Jonas EKSTROMER / Sweden OUT        (Photo credit should read JONAS EKSTROMER/AFP/Getty Images)

Volvo Goes Electric: Is This the Beginning of the End for Gas-Powered Cars?

The Chinese-owned, Swedish carmaker is the first to swear off regular engines entirely.

Sweden's ambassador to UN Olof Skoog speaks during an United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria, at the UN headquarters in New York on April 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Is Overlooking an Obvious U.S. Partner

Sweden is a natural ally for the United States, but the Trump team isn’t paying attention.

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Europe and U.S. Move to Fight Russian Hybrid Warfare

A new center to counter hybrid threats inches Finland and Sweden closer to NATO in everything but name.

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Truck Rams Crowd in Stockholm In Likely Terrorist Attack

The attack occurred on one of Stockholm's busiest pedestrian streets.

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Why Is Finland Able to Fend Off Putin’s Information War?

Helsinki has emerged as a resilient front against Kremlin spin. But can its successes be translated to the rest of Europe?

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As January’s UNSC President, Sweden Sought to Focus on Women and Peace. How’d It Go?

“There’s not been one meeting where we’ve not raised this issue in one way or another,” says Sweden's spokesperson.

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Boo! The Queen of Sweden Believes Her Palace Is Haunted by Ghosts.

Sweden says it will focus on including women as the UN Security Council president. Also, its queen thinks her palace is haunted.

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News Flash! Press Freedoms Turn 250 Today

But there’s little cause to celebrate as protections for the media continue to backslide.

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Citing Trump Victory, Swedish Neo-Nazis Organize Largest Demonstration Yet

Europe’s far-right cheers Trump’s arrival in the White House, even as he tries to rein in his U.S. supporters.

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Visiting Sweden, the Pope Sure Had a Lot to Say

Who knew the pope had so many thoughts on Swedish life?

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