Finland retains crown as world's happiest country

World Mar 21, 2020

Finland retains crown as world's happiest country

Finland has once again been crowned as the world's happiest country, extending its lead over Denmark and Switzerland, according to a United Nations-affiliated research network. Finnish contentment stems from high levels of trust, which also underpins solid rankings across the rest of the Nordic region, ...

Asia Pacific Nov 30, 2019

China mixing military and science in Arctic push, Denmark warns

China's military is increasingly using scientific research in the Arctic as a way into the region, a Danish intelligence service said on Friday, warning of an intensifying geopolitical rivalry in the north. Disputes in the Arctic over global warming and access to minerals broke into ...

Denmark, Iceland at odds over priceless medieval manuscripts

World Nov 10, 2019

Denmark, Iceland at odds over priceless medieval manuscripts

They recount tales of Viking raids, Norse history, kings and gods: a priceless collection of medieval manuscripts, bequeathed by an Icelandic scholar to the University of Copenhagen in the 18th century, that Iceland now wants back. UNESCO, the U.N. cultural organization, has called them "the ...

Editorials Aug 22, 2019

The Greenland episode's lessons

While it has become clear that Trump cannot be constrained in his utterances, it is nevertheless extraordinary that this is how the world's greatest power conducts its diplomacy.