Sweden and Norway would be punished for sending troops to fight in Afghanistan against al Qaeda and the Taliban.
In Sweden, when a couple divorce, things are split 50-50—prenups and divorce lawyers are almost unheard of.
Mejri was granted asylum in Sweden last week, though will not be released until a presidential pardon is granted.
Denied his appeal against extradition to Sweden, Assange returns to his digs at a British countryside manor.
You grew up in Ethiopia and Sweden—does this whole Thanksgiving tradition seem bizarre to you, or is the holiday growing on you?
We lived just as we had in Sweden, as we were in a Swedish settlement.
She took the crown from her head with her own hands, and ceased to be the ruler of Sweden.
He waged a futile war with Sweden which cost blood and treasure, but brought no advantage to either of the combatants.
The swan is said to breed wild now no further away than the North of Sweden.
The Sound is here very narrow, the shore of Sweden being not more than three or foul miles off.
c.1600, originally in Scottish (Swethin, Swadne, etc.), from Middle Dutch Sweden, probably a dative plural of Swede (earlier in English Sweden was used of the people and Swedeland of the country). In Old English, the country was Sweoland or Sweorice (cf. Old Norse sviariki, source of Swedish Sverige). Ultimately named for the original inhabitants (see Swede).
Note: Traditionally neutral, Sweden maintained its neutrality through both World War I and World War II.
Note: It is known for its advanced and comprehensive social welfare legislation.
Country code: se.