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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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