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Swedish roots in Japan's taxonomy

Art Aug 7, 2018

Swedish roots in Japan's taxonomy

by John L. Tran

While Japan's historical sakoku period of isolation may have limited any contact it had with Sweden what did transpire between the two nations is of historical, scientific and artistic importance.

Sweden's highest peak now No. 2 due to climate change

World / Science & Health Aug 3, 2018

Sweden's highest peak now No. 2 due to climate change

Researchers expressed concern Thursday about the rapid pace of climate change, after a glacier on Sweden's Kebnekaise mountain melted so much in sweltering Arctic temperatures that it is no longer the country's highest point. "It's quite scary," said Gunhild Ninis Rosqvist, a Stockholm University geography ...

World Jun 27, 2018

Swede jailed for life over Rwanda genocide

A Stockholm court on Wednesday sentenced a Swedish man of Rwandan origin to life in prison for participating in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Theodore Tabaro, 49, was sentenced by the Stockholm district court for "genocide" after he was convicted of murder, attempted murder, and ...