Raoul Wallenberg

From left to right, Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Scmidt, Finland's President Sauli Niinisto, President Barack Obama, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, Norwegian Prime Minister Jen Stoltenberg and Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur Davio Gunnlaugsson, pose for a group photo at the Sager House in Stockholm, Sweden, Sept. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama defends NSA surveillance programs anew

STOCKHOLM (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended anew the United States’ controversial surveillance programs, trying to reassure Europeans that the National Security Agency’s spying apparatus acts in limited fashion to root out threats […]


US honors WWII hero Wallenberg in Sweden

STOCKHOLM (AP) – A U.S. senator has handed over a document bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal upon Raoul Wallenberg to the World War II hero’s 91-year-old half-sister. The medal is the highest U.S. civilian honor […]



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