Sweden

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
An appeals court in Sweden on Thursday rejected WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's appeal to have his arrest warrant lifted, which means he is still subject to extradition if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been living in asylum since 2012. "There is no reason to set aside the detention solely because Julian Assange is in...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Mural on the Israeli West Bank separation wall. (Photo: Justin McIntosh/Wikimedia/cc)
In the midst of a stalled peace process and mounting political isolation for...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The wind power boom in Nordic countries is making fossil fuel-fired power...

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With upcoming elections in a Europe beset by rising neo-Nazism, a new campaign by Swedish Social Democrats against the resurgence has a high-profile leader: Rainer Hoess, 48, the grandson of infamous Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Hoess, who presided over the murder of a million Jews and thousands of others. Hoess has spent years speaking to German schoolchildren about a Nazi influence growing now, as then, because "the social safety nets have been torn, and people are left behind...Hopelessness...

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