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Sweden Charges Serb With War Crimes in Kosovo

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 1:06 pm (UTC-5)
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Swedish prosecutors have filed war crimes charges against a Serbian man for allegedly taking part in mass killings of ethnic Albanians during the fighting in Kosovo in the late 1990s. The indictment filed Tuesday accuses Milic Martinovic of murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, robbery and arson in connection with the deaths of 40 people in the […]

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Saab Chief Apologies to Unpaid Workers

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The head of Sweden’s ailing car maker, Saab, is offering his “sincere apologies” to workers who have not been paid for a month. Victor Muller said Wednesday the second quarter of the year has been “unbelievably tough” for Saab, with a $220 million loss and the threat of bankruptcy. Muller said Saab management is working […]

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Swede Attempts to Build Homemade Nuclear Reactor

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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A Swedish man was arrested after trying to split atoms in his kitchen. Richard Handl said he was splitting atoms as a hobby. Handl had the radioactive elements radium, americium and uranium in his apartment in south Sweden when he was taken into police custody in late July. Handl told various media outlets he wanted […]

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Sweden Releases Rwandan Genocide Suspect

Posted July 28th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Sweden’s high court has released from custody a man accused of taking part in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide. Sylvere Ahorugeze was arrested in 2008 while on a visit to Sweden. In its ruling, the Supreme Court reversed an earlier decision to keep him in custody pending an extradition request from Rwanda. The court said Ahorugeze has […]

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