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Iran suspected of seeking to assassinate Iranian-Norwegian in Denmark

World Nov 2, 2018

Iran suspected of seeking to assassinate Iranian-Norwegian in Denmark

Norway summoned the Iranian ambassador on Thursday over a suspected assassination plot against an Iranian Arab opposition figure in Denmark involving a Norwegian citizen of Iranian background. Denmark said on Tuesday it suspected the Iranian government intelligence service had tried to carry out an assassination ...

Gareth Bale stars for Wales in rout of Ireland

Soccer Sep 7, 2018

Gareth Bale stars for Wales in rout of Ireland

World Cup winner France was held to a 0-0 draw by Germany in Munich in a flat start to the new UEFA Nations League on Thursday, as Gareth Bale starred in a big win for Wales. The heavyweight showdown at Allianz Arena between the last ...

Convicted killer of Kim Wall in Danish submarine murder appeals sentence

World Sep 5, 2018

Convicted killer of Kim Wall in Danish submarine murder appeals sentence

Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, who was found guilty of the torture, sexual assault, murder and dismemberment of a Swedish reporter, challenged his life sentence before an appeals court Wednesday. The three-day session at the Eastern High Court in Copenhagen before three judges and three ...

World Aug 15, 2018

Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

Denmark is to erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to keep out wild boars, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever, which can jeopardize the country's valuable pork industry. Denmark's Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it had approved ...

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing niqab

World / Social Issues Aug 4, 2018

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing niqab

A 28-year-old woman wearing a niqab on Friday became the first person in Denmark to be fined for violating a controversial new law banning full-face Islamic veils in public places, media reported. Police were called to a shopping center in Horsholm, in the northeastern region ...

Australia, Denmark play to 1-1 draw

Soccer / World Cup Jun 22, 2018

Australia, Denmark play to 1-1 draw

Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep its hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive. Jedinak's 38th-minute goal canceled out a seventh-minute strike from Christian Eriksen who rifled in ...

Luka Modric leads charge as Croatia beats Nigeria

Soccer / World Cup Jun 17, 2018

Luka Modric leads charge as Croatia beats Nigeria

Even in a more defensive role, Luka Modric can still lead the attack. The Croatia midfielder scored one goal and set up the other in his team's 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday at the World Cup. Modric sent in a corner that was headed by ...

World / Science & Health May 22, 2018

Bone trove in Denmark tells story of 'barbarian' battle

Thousands of bones from boys and men likely killed in a ferocious battle 2,000 years ago have been unearthed from a bog in Denmark, researchers said Monday. Without local written records to explain, or a battlefield to scour for evidence, experts are nevertheless piecing together ...