Posted on 31. Oct, 2018 in: News

Denmark recalls ambassador from Iran

Denmark has recalled its ambassador to Iran in a ‘very severe and extraordinary diplomatic move’, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said last night following a suspected assassination attempt by an Iranian intelligence operative on…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2018 in: News

PET reveals Iran assassination plot

A police manhunt last month that briefly shut down motorways, railway stations, and ferries in eastern Denmark was the result of alleged Iranian plot to kill an opposition activist, the head of Danish…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2018 in: News

Løkke: Iran’s behaviour is unacceptable

Denmark won’t stand for Iran’s behaviour, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said in response to news of an assassination plot against Iranian exiles in this country. Speaking from the Nordic Council meeting in…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2018 in: News

Foreign Ministry statement on Iran allegations

The Danish Foreign Ministry issued a statement regarding the allegations that an Iranian intelligence agency planned an assassination in Denmark: From the Foreign Ministry: “Today, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen summoned the ambassador of…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2018 in: News

Løkke on White house report: Denmark wins over U.S. ‘every time’

Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has hit back at a White House report that claimed living standards in Nordic countries, including Denmark, are “at least 15 percent lower” than in the US. Writing…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2018 in: News

Police rescue Philippine drivers living under ‘wretched’ conditions

Police raided a workers’ camp in south Jutland, Tuesday, following reports that long-haul Philippine truck drivers were living under ‘inhumane and insanitary’ conditions. 22 Filipino workers were provided with shelter and food at…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2018 in: News

British PM looks for post-Brexit environment cooperation

The environment could be a key element in Nordic countries’ cooperation with the UK after Brexit, UK prime minister Theresa May told prime ministers and parliament members in Oslo yesterday at a gathering…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2018 in: News

Government grants $47m to fight corruption in Afghanistan

The government has appropriated DKK308m ($47m) to combat corruption amongst Afghanistan’s security forces. Following a meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in Afghanistan, Monday, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said in a press release:…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2018 in: News

Business shorts

Maersk ship in pirate attack / Chinese companies eye Greenland oil / Jyske Bank  A container ship chartered by Danish shipping giant Maersk has been attacked off the coast of Nigeria. 11 crew…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2018 in: News

Finance Minister looks forward to change in Germany

Finance Minister Kristian Jensen is hoping for political change in Germany following Angela Merkel’s surprising resignation as head of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party and her announcement she won’t run for another…

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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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