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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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Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
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Saudi Arabia: Don't blame it all on the Islamic State
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On journalistic responsibility: Media and Palestine
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In Pictures: Ramadan where the sun never sets
How do Muslims north of the Arctic Circle participate in Ramadan?
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
In Pictures: Pakistan's troubled Tirah Valley
Displaced in rebel violence, locals return only to find bombed out homes, burnt down schools and destroyed markets.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
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