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N Korean diplomat in surprise Sweden talks

N Korean diplomat in surprise Sweden talks

Image copyright EPA Image caption Ri Yong-ho (right) arrived in Sweden late on Tuesday with his delegation North Korea’s foreign minister is in Sweden for a surprise visit, ahead of a possible meeting between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Pyongyang said Ri Yong-ho’s trip was for “bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern”.…

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American males cope with Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

American males cope with Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden. John Shuster skipped the United States to a 10-7 victory on Saturday for only the second curling medal in U.S. history. Shuster was part of the other one, too, as the lead thrower on Pete Fenson’s bronze-medal team…

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China press attacks Sweden over bookseller

China press attacks Sweden over bookseller

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai, who is detained in China, gave a video interview in which he condemned Stockholm. It’s not clear if he was speaking under duress. State media in China have accused Sweden of a movie-style plot to spirit away detained bookseller Gui Minhai, who has Swedish citizenship. The…

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