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Sunday Jul 6 | St.Petersburg Times

The new Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb told The Wall...

The new Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb told The Wall Street Journal that, after discussing security issues with officials in Estonia and Sweden, NATO membership remains a "pipe dream" for the country for the moment, reports Fontanka.fi.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Local

Reinfeldt gives 'best' and 'last' Almedalen speech

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt's speech at Almedalen on Thursday night was praised for its rhetoric, drive, and charisma - with political experts hailing the Moderate leader's performance but doubting it could save him from electoral defeat.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Truthdig

Almedalen: A Swedish Export the U.S. Could Use

Sixty miles off the coast of Sweden, in the Baltic Sea, sits the island of Gotland.

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Related Topix: Europe, Sweden, World News, Prison, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jun 27, 2014

BBC News

EU leaders offer Cameron hope

The leaders of Sweden and Germany have offered encouragement to David Cameron after his defeat in a vote on the new European Commission president.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Claude Juncker

The Peninsula

EU leaders seek to defuse row with Cameron

YPRES, Belgium: Europe's leaders sought to defuse a bitter quarrel with Britain's David Cameron as they gathered for an emotionally-charged remembrance ceremony in Ypres, the scene of horrific carnage in World War 1. As Europe recalled what happens when leaders fail to preserve peace on the conflict's centenary, Germany's Angela Merkel urged her ... (more)

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Related Topix: Donald Tusk, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande, Romania

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Bangkok Post

Cameron headed for defeat in EU posts battle

Britain's David Cameron headed for defeat at an EU summit Thursday after being abandoned by his allies in a battle to block the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission chief.

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Related Topix: Claude Juncker, Europe, Angela Merkel, World News, Germany, Canada

Wall Street Journal

Sweden Ready to Back Juncker as EU Commission President

Sweden's prime minister told lawmakers on Wednesday that he is ready to back former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker for the post of president of the European Commission.

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Related Topix: Luxembourg, Europe, World News, Claude Juncker

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Local

Ten miners trapped in burning mine

A teacher in southern Sweden has been fired from five different schools for inappropriately touching students.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Once a European star, Sweden heads to vote with reform fatigue

When Sweden's leftist opposition leader, a former welder, visited a disused factory in an old industrial town on his campaign trail, it was not to lament a bygone era but to tour new luxury apartments selling at around $6,000 a square meter.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Independent

David Cameron seeks vote on Jean-Claude Juncker presidency

David Cameron will this week make a last-ditch attempt to block Jean-Claude Juncker from becoming the next president of the European Commission by forcing an unprecedented vote among his fellow EU leaders.

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Related Topix: Claude Juncker, Luxembourg, Europe, World News, Conservatives (UK), Angela Merkel

Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Local

H&M profits soar on 'strong' sales

The Swedish parliament has approved changes to permanent residence laws, aiming to "facilitate moving to and from Sweden" - a change set to make life easier for international students.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Bloomberg

Krugman Jibes Linger as Sweden's Biggest Party Targets Riksbank

Two months after Nobel laureate Paul Krugman criticized Sweden 's central bank for exposing the largest Nordic economy to a deflationary spiral, the country's biggest party is now seeking a monetary policy review.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, AB Electrolux, Appliances

Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Ecologist

The resistance is growing! Sami reindeer herders fight giant iron mine

A remote corner of Sweden's Arctic forest has become a battleground, writes Alex Forss, over proposals for a huge iron mine that would occupy a key reindeer migration route.

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The Economist

Germany and the EU: Still a sorry mess

Angela Merkel is constrained in the search for a compromise over the appointment of the next president of the EU Commission WHAT a boatload of frustration Jean-Claude Juncker must have felt on June 9th.

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Related Topix: Social Democratic Party of Germany, Angela Merkel, Claude Juncker, Luxembourg, Europe, World News

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