Trump's Sweden comment raises questions

Trump referenced the Scandinavian nation, known for liberally accepting Syrian refugees, during a section of his speech decrying the dangers of open borders.

"We've got to keep our country safe," he said. "You look at what's happening in Germany. You look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this? Sweden. They took in large numbers. They're having problems like they never thought possible. You look at what's happening in Brussels. You look at what's happening all over the world. Take a look at Nice. Take a look at Paris."

Sweden defends officials wearing headscarves in Iran

Trade Minister Ann Linde led a business team last week and faced criticism for wearing a headscarf, or hijab.

Sweden says it has the world's first "feminist government".

A prominent Iranian women's rights activist and Swedish politicians have criticised the decision.

"It is ruinous to what is called a feminist foreign policy" said Liberal party chief Jan Bjorklund, who said Iran oppressed women through legislation.

Three arrested in Sweden over 'gang rape' on Facebook Live

The alleged crime took place in an apartment in Uppsala, a city about 50 miles north of the capital, Stockholm.

In a statement, the Uppsala County police said they were alerted at 8:24am Sunday.

"This rape was broadcast live on a Facebook group and numerous people have been in touch regarding seeing this broadcast," they said.

Iceland handed to the pirates

Perhaps life in Iceland would be even more interesting if governmental control were given to swashbuckling pirates, but the Pirate Party isn't into plundering and pillaging. As far as we know.

Still, it makes for a curious headline when you hear that Iceland's president is telling the nation's relative newcomer Pirate Party to form a new government.

More well-known parties from the left and right failed, so now it is up to the Pirates.

Japan and Korea DPR eye top goal scorer title

Japan forwards Yuka Momiki and Mami Ueno are in the race for the adidas golden ball with four goals each.

Also with four goals each, Korea DPR’s forwards Kim So-hyang and Ri Hyang-sim.

This will be their last chance to beat Gabi Nunes of Brazil and Stina Blackstenius of Sweden who are in the lead, each with five goals to their names.

However, both Gabi Nunes and Blackstenius are no longer active in the tournament.

Blackstenius was the first to score five goals, four against home side Papua New Guinea and one goal against Brazil in the group round matches.

Sweden and Brazil boast top two goal scorers

Each player has scored five goals overall in the tournament but unfortunately for both players, their teams, Brazil and Sweden, have bowed out of the tournament.

Japan, Korea DPR, the United States and France are the top four teams through to the semifinals.

Blackstenius was the first to score five goals, four against home side Papua New Guinea and one goal against Brazil in the group round matches.

Brazil midfielder Gabi Nunes scored her fifth goal of the tournament against Japan in the quarterfinal to level with Blackstenius.

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Families of soldiers thanked for keeping faith
Families of the 12 PNG Defense Force Soldiers who spent more than months five incarcerated at the Bomana Correctional Facility on Saturday reunited with their loved ones.


Sweden goes home with good PNG experience

Coach Calle Barrling said they spent two lovely weeks in PNG and will go home with a  good experience from the tournament and the country.

Barrling told the post match press conference that his side had the youngest players in the tournament and despite the loss, they have made an improvement with their performance.

Sweden's captain Anna Oskarsson said they did everything to win tonight against Brazil and are satisfied with their overall performance in the tournament.

Sweden bows out of 2016 U20 Women’s World Cup race

Sweden fought hard to stay in the competition but it was crowd favourites Brazil who held off Sweden's attack in the second half.

 Both teams attempts to register more goals failed after they ended the first half  deadlocked at 1-all.

A penalty to Sweden saw a corner kick find class forward Stina Blackstenius (9)  who headed the first goal into Brazil's goal net  in the 13th minute putting Sweden in front 1-0.

Brazil came back equalising the score 1-all in the 30th minute with a goal from Gabi Nunies.

Brazil and Sweden tie 1-all at halftime

They wasted no time attacking the Sweden goal mouth but missed two goals in the first six minutes of the match in Group A of the 2016 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.

Both teams have won and lost one match each and they played a fast game tonight with a lot of aggression on both sides between the players.

A penalty to Sweden saw a corner kick forward Stina Blackstenius (9)  head the ball into Brazil's goal mouth in the 13th minute putting Swedes in front 1-0.

Brazil came back equalising the score at 1-all in the 30th minute with a goal from Gabi Nunes.