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Denmark suspends Dubai flights amid doubts over virus tests

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicion arose that the coronavirus tests that can be obtained before leavin...

PM: Sweden's health officials misjudged new infection wave

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Health officials in Sweden, which opted not to impose a national lockdown in response to the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, misjudged the power of the virus's resurgence, the...

U.N. food agency to receive Nobel prize in online event

ROME (AP) — The World Food Program will receive its Nobel Peace Prize Thursday, in an event very different from the traditional pomp-filled celebration in the Norwegian capital because of the coronavi...

Nobel ceremonies go low-key this year because of coronavirus

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The pomp and ceremony of the Nobel prize ceremonies have been reined in this year amid measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus. There will be no glitzy banquet honoring winners...

Denmark to stop pumping oil, gas in North Sea

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has decided to end to all oil and gas offshore activities in the North Sea by 2050 and has cancelled its latest licensing round, saying the country is "now putting a...

Ex-Hong Kong lawmaker goes into exile, plans to travel to UK

COPENHAGEN (AP) — A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and former lawmaker who is visiting Denmark said Thursday he is going into exile and will soon move to Britain. “I hereby announ...

Ex-Hong Kong lawmaker asks Europe to provide 'safe haven'

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist who is visiting Denmark urged European nations on Wednesday to allow protesters in Hong Kong "a safe haven from the terror” of China's Com...

Culled mink resurface after burial in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Some of the thousands of mink culled to minimize the risk of them re-transmitting the new coronavirus to humans have risen from their shallow graves in western Denmark after...

Officials: Roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan kills 14

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Roadside bombs exploded in central Afghanistan on Tuesday killing at least 13 civilians and a traffic policeman, officials said, even as government negotiators and the Taliba...

Danish government gets majority to back plan to cull minks

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish government said Tuesday that there was now a parliamentary majority behind a decision to cull the country's 15 million minks over concerns about a mutated version...

EU agency: Coronavirus spread in minks could speed mutations

LONDON (AP) — The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has issued new guidance to curb the spread of the coronavirus between minks and humans, warning that the transmission of COVID-19 a...

Denmark wants to ban mink farming until end 2021

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish government said Tuesday it wants to ban mink farming until the end of 2021, as it presented a law proposal that would allow for the culling of 15 million minks as...

North Denmark in lockdown over mutated mink coronavirus fear

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — More than a quarter million Danes went into lockdown Friday in a northern region of the country where a mutated variation of the coronavirus has infected minks being farmed ...

Danish farmers lament decision to cull all Denmark's minks

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish fur farmers say they've been dealt a major blow after the world’s largest mink fur exporter decided to cull all 15 million minks in Denmark's farms, to minimize the r...

Swedish PM self-isolates as nation sees rising virus cases

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's leader has gone into protective self-isolation even after a person close to him tested negative for COVID-19, as Sweden experiences its own fall surge of coronaviru...