Statue honors Dane credited as Nanjing Massacre lifesaver
HELSINKI (AP) — A statue of a Danish citizen who is credited with saving thousands of people in China during the Japanese invasion that led to the Nanjing Massacre was unveiled by Denmark's queen...
Danish city puts Vikings at crossing signals
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — It's safe to cross when the green Viking is walking, but stop when the red one is standing. That's the message to pedestrians in Aarhus as it unveils new crossing...
Danish police fine Turkish tourist for wearing face veil
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Denmark say they fined a Turkish tourist 1,000 kroner ($155) after she entered a police station to renew her visa wearing a full-face covering.
Police in Aarhus, western Denmark, say the 48-year-old woman wasn't aware of Denmark's recent law that makes it unlawful to wear such garments in public. The much-debated "burqa ban" prohibits garments covering the face, including burqas and niqabs. Both are rarely seen in Denmark.
Westwood leads Made In Denmark in bid for 1st win in 4 years
AARHUS, Denmark (AP) — Lee Westwood moved in sight of his first win in more than four years after taking a one-stroke lead in the Made In Denmark event after a 5-under 67 in the third round on Saturday.
The 45-year-old Westwood, a former world No. 1, will be a vice-captain for Europe at the Ryder Cup in Paris this month and his impressive performance this week looks like ending two fellow Englishmen's hopes of getting in the team.
Olesen in strong position to seal Ryder Cup spot in Denmark
AARHUS, Denmark (AP) — Thorbjorn Olesen was in a strong position to secure the final qualifying place in Europe's Ryder Cup team despite making the cut only on the number at the Made In Denmark event on Friday.
Only a victory for Matthew Fitzpatrick or Eddie Pepperell can deny Olesen the last automatic spot in the Europe team via the world points list, but the English players were far off the lead after the second round at Silkeborg Ry Golf Club.
Last week, I had the privilege of representing the cities of North America, and specifically Bridgeport, on international panels regarding sustainable cities at the annual CLEAN conference in Aarhus, Denmark. We were joined by the Mayor of Tongxiang, China and other world leaders in clean energy to discuss the challenges that are faced by cities across the globe in implementing green, sustainable solutions.
GENEVA (AP) — As the IOC moves the goalposts in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday unsure of exactly what they are shooting for.
While both cities are bidding for the 2024 Games, the 2028 hosting rights are also in play, according to IOC President Thomas Bach.
Danish airports, square evacuated due to bomb threats
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Danish police say they have evacuated two airports, a public square and a shopping center because of a string of bomb threats.
Police in Roskilde, just west of the Danish capital, Copenhagen, said they evacuated the local airport and a square in the city. They didn't give any details about the threats Monday but said no one was injured.
By Mila Koumpilova, Star Tribune Photographs by Rene Jones Schneider, Star TribuneJuly 31, 2016
Mohamoud Abdullahi did everything he could to keep his daughter from joining the fight in Syria.
He told her again and again about the civil war in his native Somalia and the toll it took on survivors like him.
Unless you are trained, you cant go to a war zone, he warned.
But in the final days of 2013, the 22-year-old college student...