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Landmark Verdict: Swedish Armed Forces Ordered to Compensate for PFAS Contamination in Tap Water
By The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies  In a landmark ruling, the Swedish Land and Environment Court of Appeals, Mark och Miljööverdomstolen, has delivered a significant victory for Uppsala Vatten in their legal battle against Sweden’s Armed Forces regarding the presence of PFAS chemicals in Uppsala’s groundwater. The court’s decision comes
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Fatal Shooting Rocks Stockholm Suburb of Skärholmen
By The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies  Tragedy struck the Stockholm suburb of Skärholmen on Wednesday evening when a 39-year-old man fell victim to a fatal shooting, marking the third such incident in the area in just over a month. Details surrounding the shooting remain scarce, but the incident has sent
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New Party Emerges in Sweden: Folklistan – the People’s List
Sara Skyttedal is an MEP, formerly representing the Christian Democrats, and Jan Emanuel is a former Social Democrat MP. Credit: Anders Wiklund/TT By The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies  As the countdown to the European Parliament election intensifies, a new political entity has emerged in Sweden, shaking up the political landscape
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Sweden Joins NATO: Flag Raised at Alliance Headquarters in Brussels
By The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies  Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, and Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria attend a flag-raising ceremony at NATO headquarters following the accession of Sweden to the alliance, in Brussels, Belgium March 11, 2024 [Yves Herman/Reuters] In a historic moment, the flag
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Kiss Strikes Mega-Deal: Band Sells Catalog, Brand, and IP for Over $300 Million
By The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies In a blockbuster announcement on Thursday, hard rock icons Kiss revealed that they’ve inked a monumental deal with Swedish company Pophouse Entertainment Group, selling off their entire catalog, brand name, and intellectual property. The deal, estimated to be worth over $300 million, signifies a
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U.S. Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sale to Turkey After Erdogan OKs Sweden’s Entry to NATO
Photo: Erdoğan, F-16, Haber Gündem Haberleri  / Türkiye Gazetesi By The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies January 27, 2024 In a significant diplomatic development, the U.S. State Department officially notified Congress on Friday of the approval for Turkey’s purchase of 40 F-16 fighter jets, totaling $23 billion. This decision comes on the
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Turkey: Sweden’s NATO Ratification Expected Within Weeks, Pending Final Approvals
By The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies Hopes within NATO for Sweden’s swift ratification have gained momentum as officials indicate that the process is anticipated to be completed in the coming weeks. This development, crucial for Sweden’s NATO accession, was discussed during a meeting in Brussels, where Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan
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Turkey’s Erdogan submits Sweden’s NATO bid to parliament for ratification -presidency
The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies ANKARA – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday submitted a bill for Sweden’s NATO membership bid to parliament for ratification, the Turkish presidency said. The presidency did not provide further details.
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Waves of Explosions Rock Swedish Cities Amidst Rising Gang Violence Concerns
Following a rapid succession of four explosions across various Swedish cities, authorities swiftly mobilized bomb squad experts, as reported by the police. Currently, the nation is grappling with the challenge of curbing the escalation of gang-related violence. Shortly past 1:00 a.m. local time (2300 GMT), police in Gothenburg were alerted
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Sweden allows protest burning Torahs and Bibles outside Israeli Embassy
By Smartencyclopedia Staff According to a report from Sweden’s national radio broadcaster, Swedish authorities have given approval for a protest to take place outside the Israeli Embassy in Stockholm, involving the burning of Torahs and Bibles. The individual who requested permission to hold the public gathering on Saturday has been
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