First ever Swede named as cardinal by Pope Francis

First ever Swede named as cardinal by Pope Francis

In a historic appointment by Pope Francis on Sunday, Bishop Anders Arborelius was the first ever Swede to become a cardinal.

Ecuador ‘did its duty’ by giving Assange asylum, Correa says

Ecuador ‘did its duty’ by giving Assange asylum, Correa says

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said on Saturday that his country had "done its duty" by granting asylum in 2012 to Julian Assange, and said he was glad Sweden had closed its rape case against the WikiLeaks founder.