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NoMa Apartments Opts to Offer Swedish Lifestyle

Washington will have a Swedish taste of infrastracture called Resa. Kanska USA Commercial Development, the Swedish real estate developer will be the one to build it.

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German Job Rate Increased Near EU Record Due to Female Workforce

Reports show that 73 percent women were joining the workforce in 2014, compared to 63 percent in 2005. The rise has also pulled the overall employment rates up for Germany at 78 percent. German's employment rate is growing faster than any other EU country, although the record remains to be held by Sweden.

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The new accurate way to measure the world’s wealthiest countries

New World Wealth (NWW), a South Africa-based market research consultancy, released the lists of wealthiest countries, ranked by using its own new method.

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Sweden to cut spending, borrows more to accommodate overwhelming refugees

With the hordes of refugees crossing its borders, Sweden needs extra $7 billion in 2016 and $8.2 billion every year until 2019 to provide for the needs of the people seeking asylum in the country.

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Europe is far behind in its electronic waste recycling target

A study conducted by Interpol and the United Nations said that only 33% of Europe's electronic wastes is correctly recycled. A large number of these electronic wastes include computers, cellphones and televisions that are dumped or traded illegally.

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Quartet of crises threatens Europe's core

Four great crises around Europe's fringes threaten to engulf the European Union, potentially setting the ambitious post-war unification project back by decades.

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BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide as it consolidates businesses

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd is cutting jobs across the world, the company said on Friday, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business.

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BlackBerry considers closing Sweden operations

BlackBerry Ltd is considering closing its offices in Sweden, a move that would result in the loss of up to 100 jobs, a company spokesperson told Reuters.

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Swedish watchdog may raise banks' reserves to cool housing market

Sweden's financial watchdog may increase the amount of capital the country's banks must set aside as reserves in a bid to cool a red-hot housing market, it said on Tuesday.

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Australia kicks off $39 billion submarine tender

Australia has invited Germany, France and Japan to pitch for a contract to build its new submarine fleet, kicking off a contentious A$50 billion ($38.8 billion) project which has become a political football at home.

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Most governments conceal data despite G20 pledges, study says

Myanmar, Haiti and Mali were ranked the least open and transparent countries in a global index of government data released on Tuesday, which found that most governments do not make official data openly available to the public.

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China's Huawei Technologies says 2014 profit likely rose 17 percent

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd likely booked a 17 percent increase in operating profit last year, as worldwide adoption of fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology boosted earnings at China's leading telecommunications equipment maker.

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Only 13 percent of financial firms' top executives are women: study

Only one top executive in eight at major financial services firms is a woman and the pace of change at banks and other companies is too slow, according to a diversity study.

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Saab finalizes $5.4 billion Brazil order for 36 fighter jets

Swedish aerospace firm Saab (SAABb.ST) has finalised a $5.4 billion order to sell 36 fighter jets to Brazil, one of the most valuable defense contracts up for grabs in an emerging market.

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Ikea signs agreement with two Indian states, locations to be decided

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA said it had signed an agreement with two Indian states on the company's intention to open stores and to find new suppliers.

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