As Greenland's ice sheet and glaciers recede, two Australia-based mining companies are racing for approval to dig into deposits of rare earth metals.
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Shrinking sea ice in the remote region has fast-tracked a race among global powers for control over resources and waterways.
The Nordic welfare model, long the envy of many across the world seeking an egalitarian utopia, is creaking. Aging populations have led to politicians across the region chipping away at the generous cradle-to-grave welfare state for years. In Denmark, next week's election could prove a ...