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Denmark to grant asylum status to Afghan women ‘solely based on gender’
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Denmark to grant asylum status to Afghan women ‘solely based on gender’

Citing a report from the European Union’s Agency for Asylum, the Danish Appeals Board said that asylum status would be given to women as the ‘accumulation of various measures introduced by the Taliban affect the rights and freedoms of women and girls in Afghanistan’

Russian scare may soon force Denmark to extend conscription to women
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Russian scare may soon force Denmark to extend conscription to women

The Danish law allows the Army to forcefully conscript all physically able men above 18 for a service spanning between four months to one year. Women, who are though allowed to voluntarily join the forces, aren’t, however, legally obliged to do so

Beyond Harry and Meghan: A look at messy monarchies across the world
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Beyond Harry and Meghan: A look at messy monarchies across the world

Britain doesn’t have a monopoly on royal dirty laundry. Here are four other messy monarchies that have recently been involved in their own dysfunction, disorder, and high drama

Spain and Scotland join small club of countries that allow transgender people easy status change
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Spain and Scotland join small club of countries that allow transgender people easy status change

At least 25 UN member states, according to the International Lesbian and Gay Association, ‘allow for legal gender recognition without prohibitive requirements.’ However, only about 15 countries allow transgender people to change their gender identity with a simple declaration

Spreading Christmas Cheer: Inside a Lego factory, where wishes come true
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Spreading Christmas Cheer: Inside a Lego factory, where wishes come true

Samuel Tacchi, a toy designer at the Danish group's headquarters, open up about the process of making toys at Lego. The world's largest toymaker is fiercely protective of its trade secrets

FIFA World Cup: Fans in Melbourne burst into celebrations as Australia reach knockout stage after 16 years
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FIFA World Cup: Fans in Melbourne burst into celebrations as Australia reach knockout stage after 16 years

The countrymen present at a fan park in Fed Square lit up the sky with bright red smoke after Australia took the lead against Denmark.

FIFA World Cup: Australia beat Denmark to enter round of 16
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FIFA World Cup: Australia beat Denmark to enter round of 16

It is Australia's first time in the World Cup knockout stage since 2006, the only other time they advanced out of the group stage.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Tunisia stun France 1-0; Australia beat Denmark to enter round of 16
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Tunisia stun France 1-0; Australia beat Denmark to enter round of 16

FIFA World Cup: Defending champions France finished on top of Group D despite a shocking loss against Tunisia, and Australia edged past Denmark 1-0 to finish second.

Mette Frederiksen: The anti-immigration left leader who has won again in Denmark
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Mette Frederiksen: The anti-immigration left leader who has won again in Denmark

Mette Frederiksen, the 44-year-old who is a fan of canned mackerel and Instagram, with her 'zero refugee' policy is poised to form a new government after winning Denmark's election this week

'We don't wish to be visible': Hummel unveils 'toned down' Denmark kit in Qatar World Cup protest
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'We don't wish to be visible': Hummel unveils 'toned down' Denmark kit in Qatar World Cup protest

The logo of the Denmark sportswear brand and the Denrmak national badge are both barely visible on the shirts designed for the World Cup in protest at Qatar's human rights record.

Explained: The controversial whale hunt in Denmark's Faroe Islands under fire over dolphin killing
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Explained: The controversial whale hunt in Denmark's Faroe Islands under fire over dolphin killing

The Faroe Islands said Sunday it would limit its controversial dolphin hunt to just 500 mammals after after a petition with almost 1.3 million signatures calling for a ban on the tradition was submitted to the government

Denmark: Three dead and three critically wounded in shooting at Copenhagen mall
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Denmark: Three dead and three critically wounded in shooting at Copenhagen mall

A 22-year-old Danish man was arrested after the shooting, Copenhagen police inspector Søren Thomassen told reporters, adding there was no indication that anyone else was involved in the attack, though police were still investigating

'Symptoms of long COVID in infected children can last at least two months'
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'Symptoms of long COVID in infected children can last at least two months'

The largest study to date of long COVID symptoms in children aged 0-14 years, published in The Lancet, used national level sampling of children in Denmark and matched COVID-19 positive cases with a control group with no prior history of the disease

Denmark heads towards joining European Union's common defence policy
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Denmark heads towards joining European Union's common defence policy

One of the founding members of NATO, Denmark has stayed on the sidelines of the EU's efforts to build a common security and defence policy in parallel with the Trans-Atlantic military alliance

Denmark votes in referendum on backing common EU defence policy amid Ukraine war
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Denmark votes in referendum on backing common EU defence policy amid Ukraine war

4.2 million Danish voters are eligible to cast ballots in the referendum. The yes side -- in favour of getting rid of the 1992 opt-out -- has been ahead in recent months. Polls showed it with around 40 percent support and the no side with 30 percent

Landing in New Delhi, PM Modi to immediately attend office, hold review meet on heatwave, monsoon preparedness
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Landing in New Delhi, PM Modi to immediately attend office, hold review meet on heatwave, monsoon preparedness

Reaching in Delhi after winding up his three-nation Europe tour, PM Modi will chair an important review meeting for preparedness of monsoon season and heatwave

Modi in Europe: PM shares highlights from day-1 Denmark stay, to meet Macron today before wrapping up 3-nation visit
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Modi in Europe: PM shares highlights from day-1 Denmark stay, to meet Macron today before wrapping up 3-nation visit

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the second India-Nordic summit in Denmark after which he will depart for France

PM Modi meets Norwegian counterpart Jonas Gahr Store in Copenhagen, both discuss ways to deepen developmental cooperation
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PM Modi meets Norwegian counterpart Jonas Gahr Store in Copenhagen, both discuss ways to deepen developmental cooperation

PM Narendra Modi met the Prime Minister of Norway on the sidelines of the second India-Nordic Summit in the Danish capital. Later in the day, PM Modi will leave for Paris to hold talks with President Emmanuel Macron

An assessment of EU-India ties as Modi visits Europe: Sheer political will driving strategic convergence beyond differences
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An assessment of EU-India ties as Modi visits Europe: Sheer political will driving strategic convergence beyond differences

As Prime Minister Naredra Modi travels through Europe, there has never been a more opportune time for EU-India partnership

Modi in Europe: Queen of Denmark Margrethe II extends warm reception to PM Modi at Copenhagen
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Modi in Europe: Queen of Denmark Margrethe II extends warm reception to PM Modi at Copenhagen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Copenhagen takes place in connection with the Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's official visit to India in October 2021