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Alarm bracelet built to protect activists
Swedish group develops personal alarm system for journalists and rights activists working in dangerous areas.
Last updated: 06 May 2013 15:28 GMT
EU mulls gender quotas in boardrooms
Governments asked to approve 40 percent quota to favour women over equally qualified men as executives.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2013 03:16 GMT
Sweden imports trash to generate power
Shortage of garbage forces Scandinavian country to take neighbours' help to run its power plants.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2012 20:12 GMT
Syrian refugees seek safety in Sweden
With about 1,300 refugees arriving every week, there are concerns that resources may become stretched.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2012 03:39 GMT
Sweden aims to be cashless society
With just three per cent of all financial transactions involving cash, country moves to eliminate physical legal tender.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2012 12:30 GMT
Assange fears extradition to US
Despite assurances from Sweden, WikiLeaks founder believes there is a real risk he will be sent to United States.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 21:42 GMT
Muslims in Sweden face stiffer Ramadan test
Refraining from food and water is a challenge made much harder in countries like Sweden where days are longer.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2012 09:24 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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