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Denmark: Scandinavian country
Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a Nordic country in Northwest Europe. Denmark proper, which is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. The southernmost of the Scandinavian nations, Denmark lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and is bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark also includes two autonomous territories in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark has a total area of 42,924 km2 (16,573 sq mi), land area of 42,394 km2 (16,368 sq mi), and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2 (853,509 sq mi), and a population of 5.8 million in Denmark proper.

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Denmark confirms first coronavirus case in man returning from holiday in Italy

Denmark has confirmed its first coronavirus infection in a man who returned from a ski holiday in northern Italy, the Danish health authority said on Thursday.
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Danish troops to return to Al-Asad air base in Iraq on March 1: defense minister

Denmark will send its military personnel back to the Iraqi al-Asad base on March 1, after last month temporarily moving some of them to Kuwait due to security concerns, the Danish Defence Minister..
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Videos for Denmark


Barcelona present new signing Braithwaite [Video]Barcelona present new signing Braithwaite

Martin Braithwaite expresses his happiness after years of hard work sees him join an elite club.

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Leganes have "suffered a lot of damage" says CEO as Barcelona sign Braithwaite [Video]Leganes have "suffered a lot of damage" says CEO as Barcelona sign Braithwaite

Martin Ortega says the club cannot understand the rule that has allowed Barcelona to sign Martin Braithwaite, causing 'irreparable damage'.

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Madsen survives heat to win South American leg of World Marathon Challenge [Video]Madsen survives heat to win South American leg of World Marathon Challenge

Kristina Madsen holds an eight minute lead going into the seventh marathon in seven days on seven continents.

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Chen Huang and Kristina Madsen both claim fourth wins in race five of World Marathon Challenge [Video]Chen Huang and Kristina Madsen both claim fourth wins in race five of World Marathon Challenge

Chen Huang and Kristina Madsen continue to dominate the World Marathon Challenge after they both complete their fourth race wins out of five.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:20Published

How sugar addiction impacts the brain [Video]How sugar addiction impacts the brain

New research from the journal Scientific Reports has found that sugar has the ability to transform our brain chemistry.

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Denmark is the Best Country to Raise a Child, Says Report [Video]Denmark is the Best Country to Raise a Child, Says Report

Sweden and Norway came in second and third, respectively, according to the latest 'Best Countries Report'.

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If Eriksen leaves he does so 'with his head up', Mourinho says [Video]If Eriksen leaves he does so 'with his head up', Mourinho says

Jose Mourinho has told Christian Eriksen to leave Tottenham with his head held high amid reports of an imminent exit to Inter Milan. The Denmark international’s Spurs career is definitely coming to..

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Denmark Wants To Produce Electricity 100 Percent From Renewable Power [Video]Denmark Wants To Produce Electricity 100 Percent From Renewable Power

Denmark may be small but it produces more of its electricity from wind than any other country. According to Mother Nature Network, the country gets 47 percent of its electricity from wind resources...

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Denmark arrests three members of Iranian opposition group on spy charges

Denmark said on Monday it had arrested three leading members of an Iranian Arab opposition group on suspicion of spying for Saudi Arabia.
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Chinese embassy wants Danish paper to apologize for coronavirus cartoon

China's embassy in Denmark has demanded an apology from daily Jyllands-Posten after it published a cartoon of the Chinese flag with its five yellow stars represented by coronavirus particles.
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Danish sculpture erected to show support for Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters

An eight-meter copper statue entitled "Pillar of Shame" was erected in front of Denmark's parliament in central Copenhagen on Thursday to express solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
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Bridge linking Denmark to Sweden to get new lick of paint in 13-year operation

The nearly eight-kilometer (five mile) bridge linking Denmark and Sweden is to get a new lick of paint for the first time since it opened for traffic in 2000, but it will take an estimated 13 years to..
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India, Denmark mull green strategic partnership


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Denmark's Little Mermaid vandalized with 'Free Hong Kong' graffiti

Unknown vandals have scrawled "Free Hong Kong" on Denmark's most famous landmark, "The Little Mermaid", a bronze statue that is especially popular with Chinese tourists.
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Denmark had six hours' warning of Iranian attack on Iraqi bases: TV

Denmark received a warning six hours before Iran fired missiles at two Iraqi military bases this week, and was able to prepare its contingent stationed at one of the bases alongside U.S. forces, the..
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Denmark and Latvia to move some troops from Iraq after Iranian missile strikes

Denmark will temporarily move some of its military personnel from the Al-Asad air base in Iraq that was targeted in an Iranian missile strike on Wednesday, Prime Minister Mettle Frederiksen said.
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Denmark to move some of its troops from Iraq to Kuwait

Denmark will temporarily move some of its military personnel based at the Iraqi al-Asad base and in Baghdad to Kuwait due to security concerns in the wake of an Iranian missile attack on the air base..
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Denmark approves new U.S. consulate in Greenland

Denmark has approved the establishment of a U.S. consulate in Greenland, an autonomous part of Denmark, four months after rebuffing U.S. President Donald Trump's idea of buying the island which stunned..
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U.S. sanctions could hit pipeline building in Danish waters: Bild

Germany believes a new U.S. law imposing sanctions on companies building Russia's contested seabed Nord Stream 2 pipeline could affect ongoing construction works off the coast of Denmark, Bild..
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Danish police carry out nationwide raids over suspected attack preparations

Police made several raids throughout Denmark on Wednesday and arrested a number of people in connection with suspected preparations for an Islamist militant attack, police said.
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Denmark to contribute more planes to NATO after talks with Trump

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said her country would provide four more planes to NATO after holding "positive" talks with U.S. President Trump at an alliance summit in London on Wednesday.
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China mixing military and science in Arctic push: Denmark

China's military is increasingly using scientific research in the Arctic as a way into the region, a Danish intelligence service said on Friday, as it warned of intensifying geopolitical rivalry in the..
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U.S.-China-Russia power play raising tensions in Arctic, says Denmark

A growing geopolitical rivalry in the Arctic between the United States, China and Russia is increasing tensions in the area, Denmark's Defence Intelligence Service said on Friday.
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Denmark offers to lead NATO training mission in Iraq from 2021

Denmark offered to take over Canada's leadership of NATO's non-combat training mission in Iraq from the end of 2020 until mid-2022, the Danish Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Denmark to strip foreign fighters of Danish citizenship

Denmark will fast-track legislation allowing people with dual citizenship who have gone abroad to fight for militant groups like Islamic State to be stripped of their Danish nationality, Prime Minister..
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Denmark sets up temporary border control with Sweden after attacks

Denmark is to impose temporary border controls at the Swedish border next month, after Swedes were suspected of being behind a number of serious attacks this year in the Danish capital Copenhagen, the..
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Denmark on the Coromandel

Malavika Bhattacharya skips Puducherry and drives over to a quiet fishing village with a 400-year-old Danish connection
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EU executive keeps Vestager in competition, puts Irishman in trade role

The incoming head of the EU executive named her 27-strong team on Tuesday, keeping Denmark's Margrethe Vestager in the critical competition policy and putting an Irishman in charge of settling future..
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Denmark discusses Hormuz naval mission with European allies

Denmark's prime minister said on Friday that it is in talks with a number of European allies about an international naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz.
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Denmark suspends economic crime prosecutor

Denmark's prosecution service said on Thursday that the state prosecutor for serious economic and international crime, Morten Niels Jakobsen had been suspended until further notice.
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Denmark removes economic crime state prosecutor from duty until further notice

Denmark's prosecution service said on Thursday that its State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime Morten Niels Jakobsen has been removed from service until further notice.
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Danish PM had 'constructive conversation' with Trump

Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen had a "constructive conversation" with U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday, discussing cooperation on security policy, Danish news agency Ritzau reported.
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Pompeo speaks with Danish foreign minister after Trump cancels visit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Denmark's foreign minister on Wednesday and praised U.S.-Danish security cooperation, a day after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a visit to the..
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Factbox: Greenland for sale? Why Trump's bid fell through

President Donald Trump's proposal for the United States to buy Greenland from Denmark has met with surprise and a sharp rebuff from Copenhagen, with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen calling the idea..
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Danish PM says cancellation of Trump visit won't hurt good U.S. relations

Denmark's prime minister said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit after Denmark rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland would not affect close relations..
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Trump cancels Denmark visit after rebuff over Greenland

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country's prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland.
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Shock in Denmark after Trump, spurned over Greenland, cancels visit

Danes expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland.
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Donald Trump says meeting with Denmark's prime minister cancelled as she does not want to sell Greenland to the United States

Donald Trump announced that he was postponing a planned meeting with Denmark's prime minister because she does not want to sell Greenland to the United States.
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Donald Trump confirms idea of buying Greenland from Denmark, calls it 'a large real estate deal'

President Donald Trump said Sunday the idea of buying Greenland from Denmark has been discussed within his administration because of the strategic benefits for the US
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Danish PM says Trump's idea of selling Greenland to U.S. is absurd

Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark's prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the U.S...
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Swede suspected of Copenhagen blast to be extradited to Denmark

A man detained in Sweden on suspicion of being behind an explosion near a Danish government agency is to be handed over to Denmark, Swedish radio reported.
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Denmark considers more control with Swedish border after Copenhagen blast

Denmark's government is considering strengthening controls at its border with Sweden after a bomb attack aimed at a government agency in Copenhagen that led to two Swedes being charged, the Danish..
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Trump will travel to Poland, Denmark from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3

U.S. President Donald Trump and Melania Trump will visit Poland and Denmark from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.
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Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission

Denmark said on Friday it welcomed the British government's proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime..
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Exclusive: Britain wins early European support for Hormuz naval mission

France, Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, three senior EU diplomats said on Tuesday after..
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France, Italy, Denmark back European-led naval mission for Hormuz: diplomats

France, Italy, the Netherlands and Denmark support a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, three senior EU diplomats said on Tuesday after Britain proposed..
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In protocol breach, Merkel sits to welcome Danish PM after shaking bouts

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down at a ceremony to welcome Denmark's prime minister on Thursday, a day after she shook visibly when standing to receive Finland's premier - her third bout of..
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EU court rules against Denmark in remarriage immigration case

Denmark was wrong not to allow a Turkish woman to be reunited with her husband and children in the country, the EU's top court ruled on Wednesday.
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Denmark's new Social Democratic prime minister names government

Denmark's new Social Democratic prime minister on Thursday presented her team of 20 ministers which includes former member of the European Parliament Jeppe Kofod as foreign minister and Nikolaj Wammen..
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Denmark's next PM says she will nominate EU Commissioner Vestager for another term

Denmark's incoming prime minister Mette Frederiksen said on Wednesday she would nominate Margrethe Vestager to continue as a European Commissioner for another five years, broadcaster TV2 reported. 
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Danish police arrest 31 people in European drug probe

Danish police said on Wednesday they had arrested 31 people as part of an international investigation into an organized criminal network with roots in Albania, suspected of smuggling drugs and weapons.
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Denmark becomes third Nordic country to form leftist government this year

Denmark on Wednesday became the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government after Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen finalised terms for a one-party minority government, making..
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Danish Social Democrats agree to form new government

The leader of Denmark's Social Democrats said on Wednesday her Social Democratic party had agreed with its leftist supporting allies to form a new one-party government, public broadcasters DR and TV2..
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India slips 5 places to 141 on Global Peace Index 2019; Iceland again tops

India's rank has slipped five places to 141 among 163 countries on the Global Peace Index 2019, while Iceland remains the most peaceful country and Afghanistan the least peaceful nation. Iceland is..
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