Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt has described the challenge facing the countries of North Africa as a "demographic tsunami".
Henrik and Daniel Sedin, the Swedish twins who play for the Vancouver Canucks, will line up on opposite sides for Sunday's NHL all-star game.
A Swedish appeals court imposed a fine of 5,600 kronor ($864) on translator of Japanese manga on Friday because drawings stocked on his hard drives were considered child pornography.
As the appeals court trial of two Swedish men convicted of "planning terrorist crimes" in Somalia opened in Gothenburg on Friday, a lawyer for the defence argued that Sweden's anti-terror legislation does not cover the Al-Shabaab militia.
Sweden on Friday recommended its citizens to avoid the Egyptian capital Cairo as unrest continued.