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Sweden Suspect Sought Asylum, Was Rejected

Stockholm attack suspect was refused residency

<b>The suspect behind the Stockholm truck attack had been facing deportation and had extremist sympathies, Swedish police say.</b><p>The 39-year-old Uzbek man - named in Swedish media as Rakhmat Akilov - is suspected of having driven a truck into a city department store on Friday.<p>His application for …

Extremism

Briton among four killed in Stockholm terror attack

A British citizen was among four people killed in the Stockholm attack, after an Islamic State-inspired terrorist conducted a deadly rampage with a hijacked lorry.<p>Police revealed on Sunday morning that the victims of Friday's attack included one Briton, one Belgian and two Swedes.<p>An 11-year-old …

British man among four killed in Stockholm terror attack

<b>A British man was among the four people killed in the Stockholm terror attack, police have confirmed.</b><p>Four people died and another 15 were injured …

Stockholm terror attack: British victim named as Chris Bevington as police reveal asylum-seeking suspect was facing deportation

A British dad has confirmed as a victim of the Stockholm terror truck attack as it emerged authorities wanted to deport the asylum-seeking …

Stockholm 'Terrorist' Truck Attack: Store Sorry for 'Damaged Goods' Sale

STOCKHOLM — The 39-year-old Uzbekistan man suspected of plowing into shoppers Friday — killing four people and injuring 15 in Stockholm — was an asylum seeker who had had his application rejected, police said Sunday.<p>Authorities also said the four victims of the attack had been identified as two …

Stockholm Suspect Was Denied Asylum and Told to Leave in ’16

STOCKHOLM — The Uzbek man arrested in the terrorism rampage in central Stockholm last week was an asylum seeker whose application was rejected and who in December was given four weeks to leave the country, the Swedish police said on Sunday.<p>The suspect, 39, had shown “sympathy for extremist …

Princess Victoria Breaks Down in Tears While Visiting Stockholm Terrorist Attack Site

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden is paying her respects to the victims of Friday’s deadly attack in Stockholm.<p>On Saturday, the princess and her …

Swedish police say found device in truck used in Stockholm attack | Reuters

STOCKHOLM Swedish police said on Saturday they were examining a device found in the driver's seat of the truck used in the attack in Stockholm which …

Extremism

Swedish police say truck attack suspect showed IS sympathies

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish police said on Sunday that the suspect in the Stockholm truck attack was known to have expressed sympathies with extremist organisations, including Islamic state.<p>Forensic specialists walk to the crime scene in central Stockholm April 8, 2017, the day after a hijacked …

Extremism

Swedish truck attack: shock gives way to fears for open society

Uzbek arrested in Stockholm is main suspect amid aftermath of political tension, defiance and anxiety<p>Opposite the Åhléns department store on Drottninggatan, the smell of smoke still hanging over central Stockholm gave way to the fragrance of flowers.<p>Swedes had festooned the high police barriers …

Extremism

Sweden faces new reality of heightened security and vigilance | Financial Times

For Mustafa, an Iraqi-born market trader, Friday’s terror attack in downtown Stockholm was a point of no return. “You can feel the mistrust now, and …

Suspected Stockholm attacker was rejected for asylum

The suspected attacker, who killed four people by ramming a truck into pedestrians in Stockholm Friday, was an asylum seeker facing deportation, who …

'Do I regret it? Not for a second': Swedish journalist goes on trial for helping refugees

Fredrik Önnevall is in court this week facing charges of people smuggling after helping 15-year-old Abed travel to Sweden<p>The suggestion sounded like an innocent joke, but it turned out to be deadly serious.<p>“Take me with you!” Abed asked Fredrik Önnevall.