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Somali militants release Swedish UN worker

Islamist militants have released a Dane and a Swede working for the United Nations who were kidnapped when the fighters seized control of a town in Somalia on Saturday.

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Swedish UN worker kidnapped in Somalia

Islamist militants kidnapped a Dane and a Swede working for the United Nations and a Somali aid worker when the fighters seized control of a town Saturday, several sources told AFP.

Snoop agency head: ‘They should stand up for us’

Snoop agency head: ‘They should stand up for us’

The director-general of the Swedish National Defence Radio Establishment (FRA), Ingvar Åkesson, is disappointed at the level of government support his agency has received over the new surveillance law.

Fredrik Ljungberg leaves national team

Fredrik Ljungberg leaves national team

Sweden's national team captain Fredrik Ljungberg has announced his retirement from international football.

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Swede imprisoned for trying to buy teen sex in the US

Jesper Lundberg, a 40-year-old from Järfälla near Stockholm, has been sentenced to five years and ten months in prison by a court in Virginia for trying to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a 14-year-old girl, Aftonbladet reported on Friday.

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Sweden’s Elmander signs for Bolton

Sweden international striker Johan Elmander has signed a three-year contract with English Premiership club Bolton for an undisclosed fee, it was revealed on Friday.