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Teacher, student killed in stabbing attack on Swedish school

...large immigrant community in southern Sweden on Thursday, killing a teacher and a...did not elaborate.The attack stunned Sweden, where violent crime is relatively rare...western Europe."This is a black day for Sweden," Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-23/teacher-student-killed-stabb
Nation and World
Amid Europe's migrant tensions, kindness arises too

...refugees across windy straits to safety in Sweden. A Romanian whose ancestors were driven...SAFETY"Welcome. Do you want to go to Sweden?"Annika Holm Nielsen and Calle Vangstrup...offering to sail them from Denmark across to Sweden, where asylum policies are friendlier...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-30/amid-europes-migrant-tension
Nation and World
Now arriving: airport control towers without humans inside

NEW YORK - Passengers landing at remote Ornskoldsvik Airport in northern Sweden might catch a glimpse of the control tower - likely unaware there is nobody inside.The dozen commercial planes landing there...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-15/now-arriving-airport-control
Nation and World
Battle shaping up in European Union over migrant quotas

...Afghans often hoping to settle in wealthy nations like Germany and Sweden, the EU is struggling find a more equitable solution that would...Denmark, said police spokeswoman Anne Soe. Many want to go to Sweden, Norway or Finland, because they have relatives there or believe...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-10/battle-shaping-european-unio
Nation and World
Sports on TV for Nov. 17

...NBA - Toronto at Golden StateNHL HOCKEY3:30 p.m., NBCSN - Minnesota at PittsburghSOCCER10:30 a.m., ESPN2 - UEFA European League Playoffs, game 2, Sweden at Denmark11 a.m., FS1 - International Friendly, France at England

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-11-17/sports-tv-nov-17
Sports

...Britain has an estimated 350 returnees. Germany has documented about 250 returnees while Belgium puts its figure at about 130. Sweden has a total of 115 as the only other European Union nation with triple digits.Most ex-jihadis who return to France are arrested...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18
Nation and World
5 things to know about Sweden vs. Portugal

...second-leg World Cup playoff against Sweden on Tuesday.The first leg in Lisbon didn't...finely-balanced. And Portugal is wary of Sweden's never-say-die attitude.The Swedes...at the same stadium, he netted all Sweden's goals in a 4-2 win over England...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-19/5-things-know-about-sweden-vs-portugal
Sports
Taquka, the Kodiak bear, arrives at Sweden's Orsa Bear Park

...bear cub, has reached his new home in Sweden at the Orsa Bear Park, according to the...the United States' deputy ambassador to Sweden. Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell sent a letter...introducing Taquka as Alaska's ambassador to Sweden and encouraging continued cooperation...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-07-06/taquka-kodiak-bear-arrives-swedens-o
Outdoors
Italy beats Sweden in opener of challenger sailing semis

...AP) - Rebounding from a shaky start and damage to its wing sail, Italy's Luna Rossa sped ahead of Artemis Racing of Sweden to win the opening race of the America's Cup challenger semifinals Tuesday on San Francisco Bay.The chrome-and-red Italian...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-07/italy-beats-sweden-opener-challenger-s
Sports
Norway and Sweden Part VII: Fredrikstad and Sigtuna

...old towns of Fredrikstad, Norway and Sigtuna, Sweden. Fredrikstad is an hour away from Oslo by train...meal in the Hotel Stefan. The day before we left Sweden to return home, we visited Sweden's oldest town, Sigtuna. From Uppsala, we...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012508/nei_240260139.shtml

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