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Sweden elects 1st female PM
Stockholm, Nov 24 (IANS) The Swedish Parliament on Wednesday elected Magdalena Andersson as the country's first-ever female Prime Minister.
2021-11-24
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
5,400 more could die of Covid in Sweden by next summer
Stockholm, Nov 12 (IANS) As many as 5,400 Swedes may succumb to Covid-19 by the end of next June, according to a new study.
2021-11-12
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Swedish PM tenders his resignation
Stockholm, Nov 11 (IANS) Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has tendered his resignation and asked the Speaker of Parliament Andreas Norlen to commence the formal process of finding his successor.
2021-11-11
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
300K Swedish people suffer from impaired sense of smell due to Covid
Stockholm, Oct 25 (IANS) An estimated 300,000 people in Sweden suffer from an impaired sense of smell due to Covid-19, the country's national TT News Agency reported.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
AI data offers reliable 14 day Covid admissions forecast
Stockholm, Oct 18 (IANS) Forecasting the daily number of near-term Covid-19 admissions has been a vital part of hospital planning during the pandemic.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Sweden,Technology,Health/Medicine
Peruvian President announces PM's resignation
Lima, Oct 7 (IANS) Peru's President Pedro Castillo has announced the resignation of Prime Minister Guido Bellido to preserve the "governability of the country" mired in political tension since the latter took office on July 29.
2021-10-07
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Sweden halts Moderna Covid vax for people under-30
Stockholm, Oct 7 (IANS) Sweden has stopped administering the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine Spikevax to people under 30 years of age due to a suspected connection to side effects.
2021-10-07
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Chemistry Nobel awarded for developing new category of 'green' catalysts
Stockholm, Oct 6 (IANS) Scientists at a German and US institutes were on Wednesday awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 for developing an ingenious tool that revolutionised construction of molecules.
2021-10-06
Category: International, Sweden,Science/Tech
Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for discoveries in climate, complex physical systems
Stockholm, Oct 5 (IANS) Three scientists from US, Germany, and Italy were on Tuesday awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 for their contributions in discovering climate and complex physical systems.
2021-10-05
Category: International, Sweden,Technology
2021 Nobel for Medicine awarded for discovery of temperature, touch receptors
Stockholm, Oct 4 (IANS) The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021 has been jointly awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.
2021-10-04
Category: International, Sweden,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Nobel Prize ceremonies cancelled again over Covid
Stockholm, Sep 24 (IANS) Due to the uncertainty of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, this year's Nobel Prize laureates will receive their awards in their home countries for the second year running, the Nobel Foundation announced.
2021-09-24
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Avicii remembered on his 32nd birthday with animated Google doodle
Stockholm, Sep 8 (IANS) Late Swedish EDM star Avicii was remembered on his 32nd birthday with a Google doodle as an homage to him on Wednesday.
2021-09-08
Category: International, Sweden,Cinema/Showbiz
11 dead, 6 injured in Peru boat collision
Lima, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 11 people died and 6 others were injured after two boats collided on the Huallaga River in the Peruvian district of Yurimaguas, authorities said.
2021-08-30
Category: International, Sweden,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Peru's Congress green-lights cabinet nominated by Prez
Lima, Aug 28 (IANS) Peru's Congress has granted a vote of confidence to a new cabinet nominated by President Pedro Castillo following two days of debate.
2021-08-28
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Swedish PM to step down in Nov
Stockholm, Aug 23 (IANS) Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said that he will step down in Novemberr.
2021-08-23
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
New strain of the Covid-19 Delta variant found in Sweden
Stockholm, Aug 19 (IANS) A new strain of the Covid-19 Delta variant has been found in Sweden, with some cases being among fully vaccinated individuals, local media reported.
2021-08-19
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Sweden to extend pandemic legislation till 2022: PM
Stockholm, Aug 13 (IANS) The Swedish government is set to extend legislation allowing it to introduce restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced on Thursday.
2021-08-13
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Peru's new govt unveils pro-integration foreign policy
Lima, Aug 3 (IANS) The new peruvian government's foreign policy will promote Latin American integration based on the principle of mutual respect and reciprocal benefit, Foreign Affairs Minister Hector Bejar said.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
New Peruvian new govt to promote private, public investment
Lima, Aug 1 (IANS) The government of new Peruvian President Pedro Castillo will implement an economic policy that will promote private and public investment,Finance Minister Pedro Francke said.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru reports 3 new cases of Delta variant
Lima, July 18 (IANS) Cases of the Delta Covid-19 variant in Peru have risen to 15 with the detection of three new ones in capital Lima, Minister of Health Oscar Ugarte announced.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
No reshuffle in reinstated Swedish govt
Stockholm, July 10 (IANS) After he was reinstated earlier this week, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced that there would be no reshuffle in his government.
2021-07-10
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Ousted Swedish PM reinstated
Stockholm, July 8 (IANS) Just over a week after his resignation as Sweden's prime minister following a vote of no confidence in Parliament (Riksdagen) in June, Stefan Lofven was reinstated on Wednesday.
2021-07-08
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Sweden to further ease Covid-19 restrictions
Stockholm, June 29 (IANS) Sweden will further relax the restrictions introduced to combat the spread of Covid-19, the government said here on Monday.
2021-06-29
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine,Politics
Peru confirms 4th case of Delta variant
Lima, June 27 (IANS) Peru has registered the fourth case of the Covid Delta variant, Health Minister Oscar Ugarte said.
2021-06-27
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Peru extends suspension of flights from India, Brazil, S.Africa
Lima, June 20 (IANS) Peru has extended the suspension of commercial flights from India, South Africa and Brazil until July 11 to prevent the further spread of Covid-19, the government announced.
2021-06-20
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
27 dead in Peru bus accident
Lima, June 19 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed and several injured after a bus overturned in the southern Peruvian region of Ayacucho, according to the police.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Sweden,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Swedish govt to face no-confidence vote
Stockholm, June 18 (IANS) Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven will face a no-confidence vote on June 21, opposition parties announced.
2021-06-18
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Greta Thunberg back for climate protests at Swedish parliament
Stockholm, June 11 (IANS) Following a long spell of online protests, Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg was back in front of the Swedish parliament building on Friday for an in-person demonstration against climate change.
2021-06-11
Category: International, Sweden,Environment/Wildlife
Peru prosecutor requests preventive detention of prez candidate
Lima, June 11 (IANS) Peru's anti-corruption prosecutor Jose Domingo Perez has requested a new pre-trial detention of presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori to prevent her from interfering in an ongoing investigation.
2021-06-11
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
12 killed in Peru bus accident
Lima, June 10 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed after a bus skidded off the road and plunged into a ravine on a highway in Peru's Pataz province.
2021-06-10
Category: International, Sweden,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Marxist, right-wing populist virtually tied in Peru polls
Lima, June 7 (IANS) Marxist village schoolteacher Pedro Castillo and right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori were neck-and-neck in second round of Peru's presidential election, according to exit polls.
2021-06-07
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru votes in 2nd round of prez polls
Lima, June 7 (IANS) Peruvians all across the country cast their ballots in the second round of presidential polls to elect the next head of state.
2021-06-07
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru Prez calls for calm in runoff polls
Lima, May 27 (IANS) Peruvian President Francisco Sagasti has called for calm in the upcoming presidential runoff election on June 6 between conservative candidate Keiko Fujimori, of the right-wing Popular Force party, and her rival Pedro Castillo, of the left-wing Free Peru party.
2021-05-27
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Global initiative to build more climate literate business leaders
Stockholm, May 19 (IANS) A new initiative aimed at building more climate literate business leaders is being piloted in early June by the Climate Reality Project and the social climate media organisation We Don't Have Time.
2021-05-19
Category: International, Sweden,Environment/Wildlife
Achieving net zero emissions is growth story: Climate economist
Stockholm, April 20 (IANS) Global financial flows and investments are finally 'tipping' away from the old, polluting, and unsustainable economy of the 20th century towards the climate-friendly economy of the 21st century, one of the world's leading economists is expected to declare this week.
2021-04-20
Category: International, Sweden,National,Environment/Wildlife
Ex-Peru Prez barred from politics over early jab
Lima, April 17 (IANS) Peru's former President Martin Vizcarra has been banned from holding a public office for 10 years because he was vaccinated against coronavirus last year before he was eligible.
2021-04-17
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Peru's Castillo, Fujimori to face off in Prez runoff
Lima, April 17 (IANS) Peruvian presidential candidates Pedro Castillo and Keiko Fujimori will face off in a runoff scheduled for June 6, the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) said.
2021-04-17
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
School teacher leads Peru prez polls
Lima, April 12 (IANS) Pedro Castillo, a school teacher running for the Free Peru party, is leading the country's presidential elections with 16.1 per cent of the vote, according to the results of an exit poll published by local media.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Elli AvrRam on returning home: Missed spending time with family
Stockholm, April 10 (IANS) Swedish-Greek actress Elli AvrRam, who is currently back home in Sweden after two years in time for her mother's birthday, says the things she missed the most were her mother's cooking and chitchatting with her grandmother.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Sweden,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Six fuel tanker trucks explode in Peru highway
Lima, March 28 (IANS) A convoy of six fuel tanker trucks exploded on Peru's Central Highway, which connects several central Andean cities causing an undetermined number of deaths and injuries, National Police Chief of Highway Colonel Erlyn Silva said.
2021-03-28
Category: International, Sweden,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gang-related violence decreases in Sweden
Stockholm, March 27 (IANS) Incidents of gang-related violence in Sweden, which had reached unprecedented levels over the last few years, has decreased following several arrests, local media reported.
2021-03-27
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Ibrahimovic returns to Sweden national team
Stockholm, March 17 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to the national team after nearly five years as Sweden announced the squad on Tuesday ahead of the FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
2021-03-17
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Football
R Kelly gets second dose of Covid vaccine
Los, Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Rapper R. Kelly, who is currently serving jail term in a sexual assault case, has reportedly received the second dose of Covid vaccine in the prison.
2021-02-28
Category: International, Sweden,Cinema/Showbiz
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