Posted on 25. Jun, 2018 in: News

Experts query politicians’ move to lobbying

Brian Mikkelsen has come under fire since quitting as business minister last week to take up a lobbying role as CEO of the Danish Chamber of Commerce. Critics claim his surprising move is…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2018 in: News

Kids of foreign fighters entitled to Danish citizenship

Children of Danish foreign fighters who’ve fought for the Islamic State in Syria have the right to citizenship in Denmark, Jyllands Posten reports. Journalists have spoken to a 29-year-old man in Syria, wanted…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2018 in: News

Foreign Minister: Russia’s ‘Soviet-like’ methods are unacceptable

Ahead of the Ukraine Reform Conference that gets underway in Copenhagen, Wednesday, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said reforms are Ukraine’s best response to Russia’s aggression. He said there will be many issues on…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2018 in: News

U.S. will affirm Ukraine’s independence at Copenhagen conference

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan arrives in Copenhagen this week to attend the Ukraine Reform Conference: ‘A Driver for Change,’ where, according to a U.S. State Department press release, he…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2018 in: News

Løkke urges Italy to accept 113 migrants rescued by Maersk ship

Denmark expects Italy to accept the 113 migrants rescued by a Maersk Line ship, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen told Berlingske, Sunday. The container ship, Alexander Maersk, changed course after picking up a…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2018 in: News

Denmark fined for sexist World Cup banner

Denmark has been fined around DKK 130,000 (20,000 Swiss Francs) after fans disrespected the Australian national anthem at last week’s World Cup match that ended 1-1. The football’s world governing body, FIFA, found…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2018 in: News

New York Times: The state of democracy in Denmark

The annual ‘Citizens Forum’ (Folkemødet) held last week on the island of Bornholm provides cabinet ministers, CEOs of leading companies, and other top officials the opportunity to ‘mingle with ordinary Danes’, who also…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2018 in: News

Minister praises high level of DK-China cooperation

Minister of Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen praised the ‘long and strong’ bilateral relations between Denmark and China during his 3-day trip to Beijing last week. In a ceremony at the Danish Embassy in…

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Posted on 24. Jun, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 18th – June 24th 2018

Politics/Economy Experts expressed concern about politicians’ quick transition to lobbyism, following Brian Mikkelsen’s surprising resignation as business minister to become CEO of the Danish Chamber of Commerce – he was replaced by the…

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Posted on 22. Jun, 2018 in: News

Foreign Minister in Beijing: ‘No Tibet cover-up’

Minister for Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen was forced to tread a fine line on the sensitive Tibet issue during talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing, Thursday. Marking the 10th anniversary…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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