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Cajsa Wikstrom

Qatar

Glorious Tamim: 'You won and you were silent'

As the Gulf crisis drags on, portraits and messages of support for the emir are plastered all over the Qatari capital.

United States

Trump urged to mention Egypt prisoners as he meets Sisi

Protesters gather in Washington DC to highlight plight of prisoners, including Americans, held in Egyptian jails.

US & Canada

Native Nations Rise brings DAPL protest to Washington

Thousands march to White House in protest against Dakota Access pipeline, stopping at Trump hotel to erect tepee.

Cuba

Soul of Fidel's revolution lives on in a Santa Clara cafe

A Spanish artist has turned his living room into a museum cafe in a key battleground city of the Cuban revolution.

US Elections 2016

Donald Trump's victory: Anger and grief outside White House

Some weeping, others bubbling with anger, young people did not hide their emotions as the election results became clear.

Human Rights

Rallying the black vote in Freddie Gray's Baltimore

In a Baltimore neighbourhood plagued by murders, "Doc" Cheatham thinks change is possible - if people register to vote.

US Elections 2016

Donald Trump's promises strike a chord in Pennsylvania

White working-class communities in economically depressed areas banking on Republican nominee for a reversal of fortune.

Denmark

Two-thirds failed new Danish citizenship test

Foreign nationals applying for citizenship faced questions such as which year a Danish movie premiered.

Refugees

Sweden: A football family for child refugees

Unaccompanied refugee minors in Gothenburg learn anything is possible through their football team and hard work.

Refugees

Swedish Arctic ski resort offers escape from wars

About 600 asylum seekers spent the winter where temperatures dip below -30C and the sun stays down for a month.

Refugees

Sweden detains Poles over plot to attack asylum centre

Arrests come as Sweden’s far right becomes increasingly vocal and as incitement for attacks against refugees spreads.

Israel

Israeli hummus cafe gives Jewish-Arab tables half off

Owner offers free refill to Jews and Palestinian guests dining together, to show that "we're all human beings".