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Sweden prepares for tighter curbs amid resurging Covid cases
Stockholm, Feb 17 (IANS) The Swedish government on Wednesday presented a draft legislation that would enable new measures to combat a new wave of the Covid-19 spread, including a partial lockdown.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine,Politics
Queen Silvia of Sweden admitted to hospital after accident
Stockholm, Feb 15 (IANS) Queen Silvia of Sweden was rushed to a hospital with multiple fractures on Monday, following an accident at the royal palace outside Stockholm.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Sweden,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 200 kids diagnosed with long-term Covid symptoms in Sweden
Stockholm, Feb 15 (IANS) Over 200 children have been diagnosed with long-term Covid-19 symptoms here, statistics by Swedish Television (SVT) showed on Monday.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sweden to introduce tighter rules on public transportation
Stockholm, Feb 10 (IANS) Swedish authorities have announced restrictions on the number of passengers on trains and buses, out of fear that the Covid-19 pandemic might worsen after a slow and steady downward trend since the week before Christmas.
2021-02-10
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
When Jared Leto discovered his Oscar has gone missing
Los Jan 29 (IANS) Hollywood star Jared Leto said he discovered that his Oscar trophy was missing when he moved house in the city.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Sweden,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Sweden to cull 1.3mn chickens after bird flu hits farm
Stockholm, Jan 26 (IANS) Some 1.3 million chickens will be culled in Sweden's Kalmar county after a bird flu outbreak was reported at a poultry farm, according to a local media report.
2021-01-26
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Peru general elections to be held despite Covid: Prez
Lima, Jan 22 (IANS) Despite an ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Peruvian President Francisco Sagasti has confirmed that the general elections scheduled to be held in April will take place.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Sweden imposes new strict pandemic laws for gyms, malls
Stockholm, Jan 11 (IANS) As Sweden's emergency pandemic law comes into force, gyms, malls, shops, public swimming pools and other facilities could face fines or closure if they fail to limit visitor numbers.
2021-01-11
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Sweden introduces restrictions on private events
Stockholm, Jan 9 (IANS) Sweden has introduced a maximum limit for private events as Covid-19 infections have continued to soar.
2021-01-09
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru extends ban on European flights for 15 more days
Lima, Jan 7 (IANS) Peru has extended a ban on flights to and from Europe for another 15 days to in an effort to prevent the new coronavirus variant from reaching the country.
2021-01-07
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Swedish defence firm to sell airborne surveillance system to UAE
Stockholm, Jan 5 (IANS) Swedish aerospace and defence company, the Saab Group said that it was contracted to sell two advanced airborne surveillance systems to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2021-01-05
Category: International, Sweden,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Ericsson CEO lobbying against Swedish ban on Huawei, ZTE: Report
Stockholm/New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Borje Ekholm, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Swedish telecom giant Ericsson, has been lobbying the government to repeal a ban that prohibits Huawei and ZTE from participating in the country's 5G construction, according to local newspaper Dagens Nyheter.
2021-01-03
Category: International, Sweden,Business/Economy,Technology
4 new Covid-19 variant cases reported in Sweden
Stockholm, Dec 31 (IANS) Sweden has reported four cases of the new, more contagious Covid-19 variant, which was first discovered in Britain earlier this month, the country's Public Health Agency confirmed.
2020-12-31
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Sweden recommends wearing face masks on public transport
Stockholm, Dec 31 (IANS) Sweden's Public Health Agency has for the first time issued recommendations for wearing face masks on public transport, but only during weekday rush hours.
2020-12-31
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Sweden witnesses spike in shooting incidents
Stockholm, Dec 30 (IANS) Sweden has witnessed a spike in the number of shooting incidents, with the figure reaching new highs in 2020, according to a local media report.
2020-12-30
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru restricts access to beaches
Lima, Dec 27 (IANS) Peruvian authorities have restricted access to beaches in an effort to prevent them from "becoming new sources" of fresh coronavirus cases, a top official announced here.
2020-12-27
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Sweden confirms first case of mutated coronavirus strain
Stockholm, Dec 27 (IANS) A person who travelled from London to Sweden to celebrate Christmas has been confirmed sick with the new and more infectious variant of the coronavirus that has been rapidly spreading in the UK recently.
2020-12-27
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Sweden bans entry from Denmark over new Covid-19 variant
Stockholm, Dec 22 (IANS) The Swedish government has announced that it was banning the entry of travellers from neighbouring Denmark after the country reported a new and more infectious mutant variant of the novel coronavirus which was first found in the UK.
2020-12-22
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru military to enforce Christmas, New Year lockdown measures
Lima, Dec 19 (IANS) Peruvian Army troops will be deployed to enforce restrictions on Christmas and New Year, as part of lockdown measures aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
2020-12-19
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Sweden announces new anti-coronavirus measures
Stockholm, Dec 19 (IANS) The Swedish government has announced tough new anti-coronavirus rules, including face-mask recommendations, alcohol sale restrictions and a limit on the number of people allowed in restaurants, shops and gyms.
2020-12-19
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Swedish King slams country's Covid-19 pandemic strategy
Stockholm, Dec 18 (IANS) Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has slammed the government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, saying it has failed to prevent the rising number of cases, as well as deaths.
2020-12-18
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Sweden launches SMS campaign to alert citizens on Covid-19 rules
Stockholm, Dec 12 (IANS) Starting from December 16, Sweden's regional Covid-19 recommendations will be replaced by national guidelines and more responsibility will be placed on the citizens to halt the spread of coronavirus, Home Affairs Minister Mikael Damberg said here.
2020-12-12
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru Prez urges oppn's cooperation in confronting Covid-19
Lima, Dec 10 (IANS) Peru's Interim President Francisco Sagasti has urged the country's opposition leaders to put aside differences and work with the government to overcome the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
2020-12-10
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Covid-19 cases breach 300,000 mark in Sweden
Stockholm, Dec 10 (IANS) Covid-19 infections in Sweden topped 300,000 mark after another 7,061 cases were added, according to the data from the Public Health Agency.
2020-12-10
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine,Politics
Peru preparing electoral infrastructure for voters living abroad
Lima, Nov 29 (IANS) Peru is preparing the electoral infrastructure to ensure that the nearly 1 million Peruvian nationals living abroad participate in the upcoming general elections scheduled for April 11, 2021, Foreign Minister Elizabeth Astete said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peruvian President calls for national dialogue
Lima, Nov 28 (IANS) Peru's President Francisco Sagasti has called on all social and political sectors to start a process of national dialogue to overcome the socio-economic and political challenges the country is currently facing.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru AG opens probe into ex-President Merino
Lima, Nov 17 (IANS) Peru's Attorney General Zoraida Avalos said her office has launched a preliminary probe into former President Manuel Merino on possible murder charges, following the violent deaths of two protesters over the weekend.
2020-11-17
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru's Congress elects new interim leader amid political turmoil
Lima, Nov 17 (IANS) Amid a political turmoil in Peru which was triggered by the impeachment of former President Martin Vizcarra last week and followed by the resignation of his successor Manuel Merino, the country's Congress has elected Francisco Sagasti as the new interim leader.
2020-11-17
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peruvian President resigns amid widespread protests (Ld)
Lima, Nov 16 (IANS) Peruvian President Manuel Merino, who was appointed last week following his predecessor Martin Vizcarra's impeachment, has resigned amid protests that broke out across the country after he assumed the post.
2020-11-16
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Newly-appointed Peru Prez resigns amid protests
Lima, Nov 16 (IANS) Peruvian President Manuel Merino, who was appointed last week following his predecessor Martin Vizcarra's impeachment, has resigned amid protests that broke out across the country after he assumed the post.
2020-11-16
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Ousted Peruvian Prez barred from leaving country
Lima, Nov 14 (IANS) Ousted Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra, who was impeached earlier this week, has been barred from leaving the country for 18 months, as prosecutors probe bribery allegations against the former leader.
2020-11-14
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Ex-Peruvian Prez appears before prosecutor for probe
Lima, Nov 13 (IANS) Ousted Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra, who was impeached earlier this week, appeared before a prosecutor to testify over bribery allegations, and ruled out leaving the country.
2020-11-13
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru Prez says to leave office, won't challenge removal vote (Ld)
Lima, Nov 10 (IANS) Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra has said that he will not challenge the Congress' decision to impeach him and will "leave the presidential palace" immediately.
2020-11-10
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Sweden initiates special action in wake of terror attacks
Stockholm, Nov 7 (IANS) In wake of the recent terror attacks in Austria and France, Sweden has launched a national special action in an effort to act quickly should the need arises, according to officials.
2020-11-07
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Swedish PM self-quarantines after possible exposure to Covid-19
Stockholm, Nov 6 (IANS) Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has self-quarantined after one of his close contacts was exposed to someone who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
2020-11-06
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Neymar goes past Ronaldo to become 2nd highest goal-scorer for Brazil
Lima, Oct 14 (IANS) Neymar has surpassed Ronaldo to become the second-highest goal scorer for Brazil.
2020-10-14
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Football
Peru forwards Ruidiaz, Valera test positive for Covid-19
Lima, Oct 13 (IANS) Forwards Raul Ruidiaz and Alex Valera will miss Peru's 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Brazil after confirmation of positive Covid-19 tests.
2020-10-13
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Football
Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson share Nobel for Economics (Ld)
Stockholm, Oct 12 (IANS) The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics was on Monday awarded to American economists Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson "for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats".
2020-10-12
Category: International, Sweden,Business/Economy
American economists share 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics
Stockholm, Oct 12 (IANS) The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics was on Monday awarded to American economists, Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson "for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats".
2020-10-12
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
American poet Louise Gluck awarded Nobel Prize for Literature
Stockholm, Oct 8 (IANS) American poet Louise Gluck was on Thursday awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2020 "for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal".
2020-10-08
Category: International, Sweden,National,Art/Culture/Books
2 women scientists win Nobel in chemistry for gene editing
Stockholm, Oct 7 (IANS) In a historic moment, two women scientists have been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the tools to edit DNA, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday.
2020-10-07
Category: International, Sweden,Technology,Health/Medicine
2 women scientists win Nobel in chemistry for genome editing
Stockholm, Oct 7 (IANS) Two women scientists have been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the tools to edit DNA, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday.
2020-10-07
Category: International, Sweden,Science/Tech
3 share Nobel prize in physics for discoveries about black hole
Stockholm, Oct 6 (IANS) The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Tuesday decided to award the Nobel Prize in physics to Oxford University professor Roger Penrose, German scientist Reinhard Genzel and American physicist Andrea Ghez for their discoveries about black hole.
2020-10-06
Category: International, Sweden,Science/Tech
3 win Nobel Prize in medicine for Hepatitis C virus discovery
Stockholm, Oct 5 (IANS) The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine 2020 was on Monday awarded jointly to Americans Harvey J Alter and Charles M. Rice and British scientist Michael Houghton for the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus.
2020-10-05
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Peruvian Prez rejects audio recordings linking him to fraud
Lima, Sep 19 (IANS) Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra has rejected the validity of the audio recordings that allegedly links him to the misuse of government funds due to which impeachment proceedings have started against him.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru's regional governors voice support for Prez Vizcarra
Lima, Sep 13 (IANS) Peru's regional governors have voiced their support for President Martin Vizcarra, who is facing impeachment proceedings after being accused of misusing public funds and trying to cover it up.
2020-09-13
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Impeachment proceedings begin against Peruvian Prez
Lima, Sep 12 (IANS) Impeachment proceedings have started against Peru's President Martin Vizcarra, who is accused of misusing public funds and trying to cover it up, the media reported on Saturday.
2020-09-12
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
UEFA Nations League: Mbappe helps France edge past Sweden
Stockholm, Sep 6 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe scored as France earned a 1-0 win over Sweden in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday.
2020-09-06
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Football
Peru approves resumption of int'l flights
Lima, Sep 3 (IANS) Peru has approved the resumption of international flights starting from October 1, but under strict safety measures amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Minister of Transport and Communications Carlos Estremadoyro said.
2020-09-03
Category: International, Sweden,Business/Economy
Sweden cancels 2020 university entrance exams
Stockholm, Sep 2 (IANS) Amid a record number of applications to Swedish universities, the country's Council for Higher Education has decided to cancel the entrance exams this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-02
Category: International, Sweden,Education