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Swedish rapper Einar shot dead at 19, stoking outrage over gang violence

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One of Sweden's most popular rappers was shot dead in Stockholm late on Thursday, heightening outrage over gang-related violence that has afflicted the Nordic country in recent years. Einar, 19, whose real name was N...

Lars Vilks, Swedish cartoonist who depicted Mohammed, killed in car crash

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Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who stirred worldwide controversy in 2007 with drawings depicting the prophet Mohammed with the body of a dog, was killed in a car crash near the southern town of Markaryd on Sunday, police...

Swedish plane crash kills eight skydivers and pilot

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Nine people have been killed after a plane carrying skydivers crashed near the runway at Orebro airport in Sweden. A small aircraft with one pilot carrying eight parachuters crashed at 7.23 p.m. local time on Thursd...

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven resigns in wake of no-confidence vote

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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Monday he had handed in his notice of resignation, giving parliament's speaker the job of finding a new premier after the Social Democrat leader lost a vote of no-confiden...

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven ousted in no-confidence vote

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Stockholm, SwedenSweden's parliament voted to oust Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in a no-confidence motion on Monday, giving the Social Democrat leader a week to either resign and hand the speaker the job of finding a...

JFK’s intimate letters to Swedish mistress up for auction

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One full and two partial letters written by President John F. Kennedy to his Swedish mistress, aristocrat Gunilla von Post, are currently up for bidding at a Boston-based auction house. DEATH OF RFK'S GRANDDAUGHTER I...