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An US Airways Airbus A320 crashes in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009.

Crisis at the SAAB plant in Trollhättan, Sweden. More than a thousand jobs are in danger by closing down the factory. Workers leaving after an information meeting with their heads bowed down.

Riots during the G8 meetings in Gothenburg, Sweden. Several thousands of people demonstrated against the G8 meetings where both George Bush and Tony Blair were present, among others. Most stores along the biggest shopping street in downtown Gothenburg got ruined during the riots.

Albin, 2 years old, gives a flower, and hugs a policeman during a manifestation on the Sergel square in central Stockholm two days after the terror attack, April 9, 2017 in Stockholm. Heavy armed police looks on.

Afghan refugees living in Sweden who has gotten the notice that they will be sent back to Afghanistan is protesting with a food strike at the Sergel square in Stockholm, Sweden. – It feels hard, but I will keep on fighting, Karimi Abdul, says. He has been living in Sweden for five years, and now he has to leave the country. – I don’t want to go back to a dark life in Afghanistan. I want to die here in Sweden, he says.

At Santa Monica beach, USA crosses for every killed US soldier in Iraq are put up. A man writes a name of a dead soldier of one of the crosses, march 26, 2006.

The war in Kosovo between Serbs and Albanians cost many lives of Albanian civilians, and many of the Albanians fled to other countries around the world. Some of them came to the small village of Ånge in Sweden. (1999)

The Royal Wedding between Crownprincess Victoria Bernadotte and Daniel Westling, June 19 2010, in Stockholm, Sweden.

New years eve 1999. Lars Pettersson is at home by himself. He don’t think that the new millenium is much to celebrate, but he makes himself a drink made of “moonshine” and soda and watches bingo on TV. That’s enough celebration. - Hunting and fishing is much more fun, Lars says.

Vasili belongs to the Russian speaking minority in Estonia. This is his home in Kopli, a suburb to Tallinn. He lives without access to electricity, drainage or running water. He is unemployed, and has niether citizenship or rights.

An airplane on it’s way to Gothenburg from Sundsvall crashes in the woods shortly after takeoff, and all eight passengers on the plane died. The reason of the crash remains unknown. (1999)

Riots during the G8 meetings in Gothenburg, Sweden. Several thousands of people demonstrated against the G8 meetings where both George Bush and Tony Blair were present, among others. Most stores along the biggest shopping street in downtown Gothenburg got ruined during the riots.

Riots during the G8 meetings in Gothenburg, Sweden. Several thousands of people demonstrated against the G8 meetings where both George Bush and Tony Blair were present, among others. Most stores along the biggest shopping street in downtown Gothenburg got ruined during the riots. (2001)

Azerbaidjan minister of foreign affairs Elmar Mammadyarov delivers a speech before the fourth UN Human Rights Council, March 13, 2007 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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