Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Literature Priz

VOA News The Nobel Prize committee in Stockholm, Sweden, has awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Literature to Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich, for what the Nobel Committee called "her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time." Alexievich has
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Ships Lining Up for Naval Exercise in Baltic Sea

Forces from 13 countries are participating in the naval exercise Baltic Operations 2014 in the Baltic Sea June 6–21. In its 42nd year, the exercise aims to improve maritime security in the Baltic Sea through increased cooperation among regional allies. The ships above, photographed on June 9, include (more...)

Canada Became The Sochi 2014 Olympic Ice Hockey Champion

The final hockey match between Canada and Sweden at the Bolshoy Ice Palace was an exciting end to the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Canada won the last of the 98 gold medals. The Vancouver Olympic Champions did not give Sweden a chance, winning 3-0. The Canadians opened (more...)

Eurovision 2013: We Are One

Sweden and the city of Malmö had host of Europe's favourite TV show 2013 Eurovision Song Contest - a wonderful evening of entertainment. The show was opened with an Olympic style flag march where the artists entered the arena to the anthem We Write The


Sweden’s Loreen Won With the Song “Euphoria” in Eurovision

The 28-year-old pop singer Sweden's Loreen won with the song "Euphoria" in the annual competition - Eurovision Song Contest, which took place in an extravagantly illuminated 23,000-seat "Crystal Hall" in the capital of Azerbaijan - Baku. "This is about all of us! Thank you so very (more...)

New NASA Data Offer Greater Detail in Earth Ice Depletion

By Charlene Porter Staff Writer Satellite observations accumulated over a seven-year period show that the volume of Earth’s land ice mass decreased by 4.3 trillion tons (more than 4,150 cubic kilometers) and increased global sea level by 12 millimeters. That’s enough ice to cover the entire United States to a (more...)


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