• Malmo soccer player Tobias Sana, centre, reacts after being hit by a large firecracker, thrown from the stands during the Goteborg against Malmo soccer match on Thursday April 27, 2016.  An assistant referee was injured by the blast and the match was called off. (Adam Ihse / TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT

    Goteborg apologizes over crowd trouble at abandoned match

    GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — Swedish club IFK Goteborg has apologized for crowd trouble that resulted in a league match against Malmo being abandoned after a firework landed next to a visiting player warming up on the sidelines and he responded angrily.

  • In this April 18, 2016 file photo, Sweden's Housing Minister Mehmet Kaplan appears before the media to confirm his resignation in Stockholm, Sweden. One refused to shake hands with a female journalist. Another compared Israel to Nazi Germany. A third was seen doing hand signs associated with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood in the background of a live TV broadcast. The behavior of some Muslim members of Sweden’s Green Party, which is part of a coalition government since 2014, has sparked concerns that the small environmentalist group may have been infiltrated by Islamists.  It also has triggered a wider discussion about whether Sweden has tried so hard to be inclusive and tolerant toward migrants that it's failed to stand up for its own feminist ideals.(Jessica Gow / TT via AP, File) SWEDEN OUT

    Swedish Greens jolted by claims of Islamist infiltration

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — One refused to shake hands with a female journalist. Another compared Israel to Nazi Germany. A third was seen doing hand signs associated with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood in the background of a live TV broadcast.