Posted on 28. Feb, 2018 in: News

Government criticised for ghetto crackdown

Ahead of the release of its ‘anti-ghetto’ plan tomorrow, aimed at reducing the growth of parallel societies, the government has come under fire for its move to double the sentences for offences committed in…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2018 in: News

PM rejects Social Democrats’ immigration proposals

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has distanced himself from the Social Democrats’ attempt to reduce non-western immigration to Denmark. During parliamentary question time, Tuesday, the PM said the opposition party’s proposal to turn…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2018 in: News

Opposition leader welcomes DPP approach ‘but government needs to be involved’

The Danish People’s Party’s (DPP) suggestion of an ‘immigration alliance’ alongside the Social Democrats, excluding the government, is ‘understandable’ but ‘unfeasible’, opposition leader Mette Frederiksen said yesterday. DPP leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl has offered…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2018 in: News

Kurdish leader arrested on way to Denmark

A former Kurdish-Syrian leader who was arrested in Prague on Saturday on his way to Copenhagen has been released by a Czech court, sparking off a diplomatic crisis between the Czech Republic and Turkey. Saleh Muslim,…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2018 in: News

Investors shun Danske Bank as money laundering affair grows

Danske Bank lost up to DKK10bn (($1.6 billion) in value yesterday after Berlingske reported how President Putin’s cousin and members of Russia’s intelligence agency may have used the bank’s branch in Estonia to…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2018 in: News

Estonia launches probe of Danske Bank’s Russian links

Estonia’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) has launched an investigation into Danske Bank following a report in Berlingske, Tuesday, that said a whistleblower had alerted the bank in December 2013 about money laundering linked…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2018 in: News

Ex-Danish PM defends Latvian bank link

Former prime minister and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has defended his role as advisor to a Latvian bank heavily implicated in an international money laundering and corruption scandal. Riga-based Nordvik Bank,…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 in: News

Danish money launderering scandal linked to Putin’s family, Russian spy agency

People linked to President Putin’s family and the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) have allegedly laundered money through Danske Bank’s Estonian branch, Berlingske reports. A whistleblower warned in a 2013 report sent directly to the…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 in: News

Angry reaction to new Danske Bank revelations

Politicians have reacted angrily to Berlingske’s disclosure that Danske Bank, Denmark’s biggest bank, shut down Russian accounts after concluding they were possibly being used to launder money by members of Russian president Vladimir…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 in: News

Muslim high school facing closure

Denmark’s first Muslim high school could be forced to close down due to poor finances and links to Islamic organisations. Hindholm STX, a private high school close to Næstved, south-west of Copenhagen, opened…

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