A senior Norwegian diplomat has slammed Ban Ki-Moon as lacking leadership, ineffectual and prone to angry outbursts – just days ahead of the UN chief's visit to Oslo.
Swedish oil company PA Resources posted a better-than-expected second-quarter result as Vostok Nafta turned loss into profit.
Several hundred passengers were evacuated from a passenger ship docked in the Swedish capital of Stockholm after a fire broke out.
"By increasing access to water we can change the lives and health of poor women, men and children for the better," Sweden's minister Gunilla Carlsson said during a global water summit in Stockholm.
A cargo ship hijacked off Sweden last month, whose mysterious disappearance sparked a massive hunt, has been found.
Sweden, the European Union's presidency, on Monday condemned a deadly bomb attack in Russia's restive southern republic of Ingushetia, calling it "a brutal act" of terrorism.
Iceland has recapitalised two of its three main banks which it had to bail out when the global financial crisis devastated its economy.
Iceland's parliament will give its backing next week to a controversial deal to pay back billions of euros lost by British and Dutch investors.