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Lawyers for Danish Parliament say ex-minister can be tried

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two lawyers appointed by Denmark’s Parliament said Wednesday that a former immigration minister in the previous government can be tried before a rarely used court for a 2016...

French paper attacked in 2015 reprints Mohammed caricatures

PARIS (AP) — The French satirical paper whose Paris offices were attacked by Islamic extremists in 2015 is reprinting caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed cited by the gunmen who opened fire on its edi...

Charlie Hebdo to reprint Prophet Mohammed cartoons ahead of trial

The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo said Tuesday it would republish controversial cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed to mark the beginning of a highly-anticipated trial stemming from the ...

Rights activists say Danes unaware of racism in their nation

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Rights activists on Thursday accused Danish officials of being unable to recognize racism after authorities said the killing of a biracial man by two white men was not racia...

Fears of new virus trigger anti-China sentiment worldwide

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A scary new virus from China has spread around the world. So has rising anti-Chinese sentiment, calls for a full travel ban on Chinese visitors and indignities for Chin...

Fears of new virus trigger anti-China sentiment worldwide

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A scary new virus from China has spread around the world. So has rising anti-Chinese sentiment, calls for a full travel ban on Chinese visitors and indignities for Chinese an...

UK magazine evokes controversy by linking China flag with coronavirus on cover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens are enraged by the cover of the latest issue of the U.K. weekly magazine The Economist, which depicts the earth wearing a mask made from China's natio...

Danish PM defends newspaper cartoon that angered Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Tuesday (Jan. 28) defended a political cartoon, published by Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, that has drawn the ire of Beijing...

China wants Danish daily to apologize for virus cartoon

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — China demanded Monday that a major Danish newspaper, which angered Muslims worldwide by publishing drawings of the Prophet Muhammad in 2006, apologizes for a cartoon on th...

Denmark starts building anti-swine border fence

Denmark began construction of its controversial swine fence on the German border on Monday. Copenhagen hopes the planned 70-kilometer (40-mile) fence will halt the spread of African swine fever, tran...

Danish newspaper to cut carbon footprint, drops most flying

HELSINKI (AP) — One of Denmark's main newspapers is pledging to reduce to its carbon footprint by ceasing domestic air travel and reducing international flights for assignments to a bare minimum. ...

Danish online shop stops selling Nazi-themed items

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's largest online sale website has removed Nazi-themed items from its store, including 12 Christmas baubles, bought in Lithuania by a Dane who wanted to sell them for...

Danish minister posts screen grab of Muhammad cartoon

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's integration minister has caused a stir by publishing a screen grab of a tablet showing a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad that caused outrage among Mu...

Danes again ponder repeal of blasphemy law

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A case of a man charged under Denmark's little-used blasphemy law for setting a Quran on fire and posting a video of it online has raises the question again: Should Danes sc...