Study links popular Swedish tobacco to type 2 diabetes

A study has linked high usage of snus, the popular Swedish smokeless tobacco, to an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.The study, carried out by researchers at the Karolinska institute, Umeå and Lund...

Amnesty: Torture and mass executions in Saydnaya prison

The Syrian regime has hanged up to 13 000 prisoners since the revolt against Bashar al-Assad began in 2011. The Amnesty its new report "slaughterhouse" they worked with for a year. 84 former prisoners, jailers,...

Former Norwegian prime minister stopped by new US entry controls

Former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik was stopped by US border control agents at Washington Dulles Airport on Wednesday and questioned for roughly an hour before being granted permission to enter the country.“It...

Leaders from the EU countries meet in Malta

Today, Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven meet with leaders from other countries in the EU.At the meeting they will discuss issues including Brexit and refugees who travel to Europe.The meeting held in Malta's capital...

Airlines allow blocked travellers back on board after Trump travel ban is lifted

Major global airlines including British Airlines, Emirates and Air France began boarding passengers bound for the United States after a court order lifted a travel ban imposed on them a week earlier by US...

Trump beheading Statue of Liberty cover sparks criticism

German news magazine Der Spiegel sparked controversy Saturday with a cover depicting US President Donald Trump holding the severed head of the Statue of Liberty in one hand and a bloodied knife in the...

Trump Immigration Order Is Grounded Nationwide by U.S. Judge

President Donald Trump’s immigration restrictions were temporarily shut down by a federal judge who said the states of Washington and Minnesota can sue claiming their economy and residents would be injured by the ban.The...

Kuwait issues its own Trump-esque visa ban for five Muslim-majority countries

Citizens from five Muslim-majority countries will no longer be able to obtain Kuwaiti visas, after reports the Gulf state issued tight entry restrictions that mirrored US President Donald Trump's Muslim ban.Syrians, Iraqis, Iranians, Pakistanis and...