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Leftwing party opposed to mining project wins Greenland vote

Nuuk - A left-wing environmentalist party opposed to a controversial mining project won a clear victory in Greenland's parliamentary election, results released Wednesday showed.With 36.

Leftwing party opposed to mining project wins Greenland vote

Nuuk - A left-wing environmentalist party opposed to a controversial mining project won a clear victory in Greenland's parliamentary election, according to results released Wednesday.With 36.

Greenland votes in election focused on mining debate

Nuuk - The autonomous Danish territory of Greenland votes Tuesday in legislative elections, after a campaign focused on a disputed mining project, as the Arctic island confronts first-hand the effects of global warming.

Arctic mining takes centre stage in Greenland election

Nuuk - Greenland votes Tuesday in legislative elections largely seen as a referendum on a controversial mining project that would help diversify the Arctic island's economy as it plans for a future altered by global warming.

Mining fuels Greenland dreams of independence — and political crisis

Copenhagen - A rare earth mining project in Greenland has reignited dreams of the autonomous Arctic territory's full independence from Denmark one day, but environmentalists fear large-scale mining could harm the remote island's pristine landscape.

Denmark to pay billions over virus shutdown of mink industry

Copenhagen - Denmark has said it could pay out more than 19 billion Danish kroner ($3.1 billion, 2.6 billion euros) to its mink farmers after it closed down the industry over coronavirus fears.

Giant vertical farm opens in Denmark

Taastrup - A purple glow illuminates stacked boxes where lettuce, herbs and kale will soon be sprouting at one of Europe's biggest "vertical farms" which has just opened in a warehouse in an industrial zone in Copenhagen.

Denmark to end North Sea oil and gas production by 2050

Copenhagen - Denmark, the EU's biggest oil producer post-Brexit, said Friday it will halt all North Sea oil and gas production and exploration by 2050 in line with its bid to become an energy transition role model.

Former Hong Kong lawmaker says he has fled 'into exile'

Fpo - A former Hong Kong opposition lawmaker announced on Thursday he had chosen to go into exile, joining a growing number of prominent democracy campaigners who have fled Beijing's crackdown on dissent in the finance hub.

Denmark's mink farmers despair as livelihood dies

Copenhagen - Denmark's mink farmers are mourning what they say is the death of their industry after a government order to cull all of their stocks over a mutated variant of the new coronavirus.

EU health agency urges tighter controls on mink farms

Stockholm - The European Union's health agency on Thursday said countries should step up tests on mink farms, after a potentially "problematic" variant of the coronavirus was discovered in animals in Denmark.

Denmark defends virus measures after mink mutation

Copenhagen - Denmark on Friday defended the strict measures it has imposed on the north of the country after a mutated version of the new coronavirus linked to mink farms was found in humans.

Denmark to cull millions of minks over mutated coronavirus

Copenhagen - Denmark, the world's biggest producer of mink fur, said Wednesday it would cull all of the country's minks after a mutated version of the new coronavirus was detected at mink farms and had spread to people.

Arctic sea ice at record low October levels: Danish institute

Copenhagen - Sea ice in the Arctic was at record lows for October, as unusually warm waters slowed the recovery of the ice, Danish researchers said Wednesday.Diminishing sea ice comes as a reminder about how the Arctic is hit particularly hard by global warming.

Denmark seeks answers after sub killer's jailbreak

Copenhagen - Denmark was on Wednesday searching for answers after its most famous convict, submarine killer Peter Madsen, almost succeeded in escaping from a high-security prison.

Danish sub killer arrested after failed prison escape

Copenhagen - The Danish man sentenced to life in jail for the murder of journalist Kim Wall aboard his homemade submarine was arrested on Tuesday after a failed prison escape bid led to a standoff with police.

Danish sub killer arrested after failed prison escape

Copenhagen - The Danish man sentenced to life in jail for the murder of journalist Kim Wall aboard his homemade submarine was arrested on Tuesday after a failed prison escape bid led to a standoff with police.

'Cold Hawaii': Danish coast surfs on virus wave

Denmark - On Denmark's rugged western coast, far from paradise islands in the tropics, "Cold Hawaii" has become the place to be for surfers stranded by travel restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic.

How an illustrated Koran project led to fateful Mohammed cartoons

Copenhagen - Author Kare Bluitgen, the man behind the Danish Mohammed cartoons that set off a firestorm when they were published 15 years ago Wednesday, refuses to give in and is publishing a new illustrated Koran.

Riot in Sweden after anti-Muslim Danish leader banned

Stockholm - At least 10 people were arrested and several police officers injured during clashes in southern Sweden after an anti-Muslim Danish politician was blocked from attending a Koran-burning rally, police said Saturday.

Riot in Sweden after anti-Muslim Danish leader banned

Stockholm - At least 10 people were arrested, and several police officers injured, in violence which broke out in southern Sweden after an anti-Muslim Danish politician was blocked from attending a Koran-burning rally, police said Saturday.

Danish Prince Joachium stable after brain clot surgery

Copenhagen - Denmark's Prince Joachim, youngest son of Queen Margrethe II, is in a stable condition following surgery on a brain clot in France, the palace said Sunday."Prince Joachim's situation is still stable.

A year after diplomatic tussle over Greenland, Pompeo visits Denmark

Copenhagen - Rival interests in the Arctic topped the agenda when the US Secretary of State visited Denmark Wednesday, a year after the countries butted heads over President Donald Trump's offer to buy Greenland.

A year after diplomatic tussle over Greenland, Pompeo visits Denmark

Copenhagen - A year after the US and Denmark butted heads over President Donald Trump's offer to buy Greenland, his secretary of state is visiting the Nordic country on Wednesday, with Arctic issues at the top of the agenda.

Danish ice cream maker drops 'Eskimo' name

Copenhagen - A Danish ice cream maker said on Wednesday it would remove the name "Eskimo" from one of its products in case it offended Inuit and other Arctic people.

Denmark's German refugees remember forgotten WWII chapter

Copenhagen - Barbed wire and tunneling beneath it to go and pick flowers outside his refugee camp in Denmark are what Jorg Baden remembers most clearly 75 years on from World War II.

Denmark's Little Mermaid vandalised

Copenhagen - The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, the city's most famous monument, was vandalised Friday but police and commentators were puzzled as to who might have done it and what their message really is.

Warning Europe, Pompeo hits China hard despite talks

Washington - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday warned Europeans they would abandon their values by embracing China, in a scathing denunciation of Beijing just two days after talks on trans-Pacific tensions.

Pompeo warns Europeans against 'rogue actor' China

Washington - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday warned Europeans they are abandoning democracy if they embrace China, in a scathing denunciation of Beijing two days after he held talks on trans-Pacific friction.

Denmark reopens borders for locked-out lovers

Copenhagen - More than two months after closing its borders, Denmark has loosened restrictions to let couples separated by coronavirus lockdowns finally see each other again -- even if the easing applies just to partners from a few nearby countries for now.
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