Famed cop to take new look at Palme murder

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- A Swedish detective who solved several high-profile murder cases will try to unravel the quarter-century-old mystery of who killed Prime Minister Olof Palme.

Swedish PM guard shoots self while on duty

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A security guard at the home of Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt fatally shot himself while on the job Friday, officials said.

Killer denies stalking Swedish FM in 2003

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The convicted killer of Sweden's foreign minister says a drug-induced impulse led him to attack Anna Lindh on a Stockholm street in 2003.

Russia accused of Baltic Sea nukes dumping

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Sweden is investigating claims that Russia during the 1990s dumped chemical and nuclear waste into the Baltic Sea.

Sweden sentences Lindh killer to life

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Sweden's Supreme Court Thursday issued an irreversible sentence of life in prison to Mijailo Mijailovic for fatally stabbing Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh.

Lindh killer wins psychiatric appeal

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 8 (UPI) -- The convicted killer of Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh will not serve life in prison, but rather in a secure psychiatric facility, the BBC reports.

Lindh's killer says he was mentally ill

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 28 (UPI) -- The man who admitted stabbing Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh now says he did not intend to kill her.

Jury gives Lindh killer life for murder

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 23 (UPI) -- A Stockholm jury Tuesday sentenced Mijailo Mijailovic to life for the murder of Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh, rejecting a bid for manslaughter.

Not guilty plea in Swedish killing

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The self-confessed killer of Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh entered a not guilty plea Wednesday at his trial in Stockholm.

Formal murder charges in Swedish stabbing

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The Yugoslav man who confessed to stabbing Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh has been formally charged with murder, the Telegraph said Monday.

Lindh murder suspect confesses

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The man suspected of killing Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh reportedly has confessed.

DNA found in Swedish minister's murder

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Swedish prosecutors say they have DNA evidence linking a suspect to the September killing of Foreign Minister Anna Lindh.

New arrest in Lindh murder

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Swedish police reportedly arrested a second suspect in the stabbing death of Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh and released the first suspect.

Funeral conducted for slain Swedish leader

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Friends and relatives attended a private funeral in Stockholm Saturday for slain Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh.

Lindh funeral packs Stockholm

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Hundreds of dignitaries from around the world convened Friday for a memorial service in Stockholm for the country's slain Foreign Minister Anna Lindh.
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Anna Lindh

Ylva Anna Maria Lindh (19 June 1957 – 11 September 2003) was a Swedish Social Democratic politician, Chairman of the Social Democratic Youth League 1984-1990, Member of Parliament 1982-1985 and 1998-2003. Ascending to the government as Minister of Environment in 1994, she was elevated to Minister for Foreign Affairs by Prime Minister Göran Persson in 1998 and was widely considered his designated successor as Party Chairman and Prime Minister (none of which had been occupied by a woman), speculations that came to a brutal end upon her assassination on 11 September 2003. Anna Lindh was married to Bo Holmberg, the Governor of Södermanland, her home constituency for over twenty years, with whom she had two sons.

Lindh was born to Staffan and Nancy Lindh in Enskede, a southeastern suburb of Stockholm, but grew up in Grillby, just outside of Enköping. She became involved in politics at age twelve, when she joined the local branch of the Swedish Social Democratic Youth League, protesting against the Vietnam war as one of her top priorities.

Lindh studied at Uppsala University and graduated as a Candidate of Law (jur. kand.) in 1982. The same year she was elected a Member of Parliament. In 1984 she became the first female president of the Swedish Social Democratic Youth League. Her six years as president were marked by a strong commitment to international affairs, including in Nicaragua, Vietnam, South Africa and Palestine, and against the arms race marking the end of the cold war.

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