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Denmark eases virus measures; gyms and training centres to reopen

Denmark eases virus measures; gyms and training centres to reopen

Denmark eased more coronavirus measures on Monday, including a move to lift the number of people allowed to gather from 10 to 50, amid progress in tackling the pandemic.

Qatar, partners launch global forum to combat coronavirus

Qatar, partners launch global forum to combat coronavirus

Qatar, South Korea, Canada, Denmark and Sierra Leone launched on Tuesday the Group of Friends of Solidarity for Global Health Security to combat the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) ...

Denmark and Iceland clash over priceless mediaeval manuscripts

Denmark and Iceland clash over priceless mediaeval manuscripts

They recount tales of Viking raids, Norse history, kings and gods: a priceless collection of mediaeval manuscripts, bequeathed by an Icelandic scholar to the University of Copenhagen in the 18th century ...

Trump scraps Denmark visit after Danes say Greenland not for sale

Trump scraps Denmark visit after Danes say Greenland not for sale

US President Donald Trump Tuesday postponed a planned visit to Denmark after Danish officials insisted its autonomous territory of Greenland was not for sale.

Denmark apologises for decades-old abuse in children's homes

Denmark apologises for decades-old abuse in children's homes

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen apologised Tuesday to hundreds of victims of abuse at state-run children's homes in the post-war period, as some of them openly wept.

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen lost three of his four children in the Easter day attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for his clothing retail group Bestseller said on Monday.

Dane Inger Andersen to become new UN environment chief

Dane Inger Andersen to become new UN environment chief

Inger Andersen of Denmark is to become the new head of the UN Environment Programme, according to the unsuccessful German candidate for the post, Jochen Flasbarth.

Six dead in rail accident on wind-battered Danish bridge

Six dead in rail accident on wind-battered Danish bridge

Six people were killed Wednesday after debris apparently from a cargo train smashed into a passenger train in high winds on a bridge connecting two islands in Denmark, the rail operator and officials said.

Morocco arrests suspect after two Scandinavian tourists murdered

Morocco arrests suspect after two Scandinavian tourists murdered

Moroccan authorities on Tuesday arrested a suspect over the murder of two Scandinavian women in the High Atlas mountains, a popular trekking destination for tourists.

Amir receives Danish envoy's credentials

Amir receives Danish envoy's credentials

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received the credentials of the ambassador of Denmark to Qatar, Franz-Michael Skjold Mellbin, at the Amiri Diwan Monday.

Denmark issues first 'burqa ban' fine

Denmark issues first 'burqa ban' fine

The 28-year-old woman who wore a niqab was due to receive a fine of 1,000 kroner ($156) through the post, news agency Ritzau reported.

Women defiant as Danish ban on full-face veil takes effect

Women defiant as Danish ban on full-face veil takes effect

Human rights campaigners have slammed the ban as a violation of women's rights.