Latest in Tag: Sweden Highlight

Latest in Tag: Sweden


Sweden gets new saint after 600 years

Pope Francis canonized a Swedish woman and a Polish man in a mass at St. Peter’s Square, adding the two to the list of Catholic saints. The Swedish-born Elizabeth Hesselblad hid Jews in a convict during World War II.

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Sweden could join NATO if Russia’s aggression persists

Moscow’s bellicose behavior in Ukraine and the Baltic region has triggered a debate about NATO membership in Sweden. While joining the alliance is unlikely anytime soon, Swedes are clearly reassessing their options. The sentiment of traditionally nonaligned Swedes toward applying for NATO membership has undergone a notable shift within the past few years amid worries …

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Euro 2016: Rooney ties record as England thrash San Marino

Striker Wayne Rooney has drawn level with England legend Sir Bobby Charlton as the Three Lions all-time leading scorer. And he was just one of the scorers as England eradicated San Marino 6-0 in Euro 2016 qualifying. The Manchester United striker came into England’s clash against their tiny opponents knowing that he had an excellent …

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