Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt on Sunday praised a fresh call by the United Nations Security Council to halt the violence in Gaza.
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt voiced his concern that the global financial crisis has diminished the prospect of a robust climate change treaty during 2009.
A 75-year-old Swedish man escaped with minor injuries after a pack of dogs chased off an aggressive elk from an orchard in the center of Gällivare in northern Sweden on Saturday evening.
Two men have been arrested for their involvement in the murder of a 26-year-old man at a refugee centre in Sundsvall on Christmas Eve.
Prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for the man suspected of having shot two female patrons and a security guard at the Casino Cosmopol in central Stockholm on Christmas Eve.