Far-Right Party Handed out ‘Anti-Migrant’ Spray in Denmark, Spurring Backlash

October 3, 2016 9:01 am0 comments
Far-Right Party Handed out ‘Anti-Migrant’ Spray in Denmark, Spurring Backlash

Far-Right Party Handed out ‘Anti-Migrant’ Spray in Denmark, Spurring Backlash By Ishaan Tharoor A provocative stunt by a far-right Danish political party this week has stirred a growing international backlash. Members of the Party of the Danes in the port town of Haderslev distributed dozens of aerosol spray cans to passersby. They were […]

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Denmark Edges Closer to Snap Election as Parties Feud Over Tax Cuts

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Denmark Edges Closer to Snap Election as Parties Feud Over Tax Cuts

Denmark Edges Closer to Snap Election as Parties Feud Over Tax Cuts By Annabella PultzNielsen Denmark edged closer to an early general election as a political row over tax cuts for the wealthy escalated over the weekend, threatening to bring down the minority Liberal government that took office just 15 […]

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Mishra’s Mishmash: Denmark Fast Becoming an Equal Society

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Mishra’s Mishmash: Denmark Fast Becoming an Equal Society

Mishra’s Mishmash: Denmark Fast Becoming an Equal Society By Mrutyuanjai Mishra Denmark stands as a unique model of a highly egalitarian society. Undoubtedly, references to Denmark have become a cliché in US politics. It was Bernie Sanders who referred to Denmark during the Democratic presidential race, which he lost to […]

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Denmark Receives Panama Papers Data to Fight Tax Dodging

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Denmark Receives Panama Papers Data to Fight Tax Dodging

Denmark Receives Panama Papers Data to Fight Tax Dodging Denmark has received data leaked from a Panamanian law firm that helped customers open offshore companies to avoid paying taxes, authorities said Thursday, adding they paid nearly six million kroner ($902,500) for it. Jim Soerensen, an official with the Danish Customs […]

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Rival Claims to a Changing Arctic

August 16, 2016 6:45 am0 comments
Rival Claims to a Changing Arctic

Rival Claims to a Changing Arctic By Ian Birdwell  The Northwest Passage was once a mythic trade route that claimed dozens of Europe’s foremost explorers. Today, travelers can traverse the passage once sought by the likes of Cabot, Drake, and Franklin on the world’s first cruise line from New York to Anchorage; […]

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Denmark’s Queen Margrethe postpones visit to Turkey

August 12, 2016 6:31 am0 comments
Denmark’s Queen Margrethe postpones visit to Turkey

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe postpones visit to Turkey Denmark’s figurehead monarch Queen Margrethe is postponing a planned state visit to Turkey citing the three-month state of emergency declared after last month’s attempted coup. Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen says it is “regrettable,” adding there is “need for an intensive political and commercial […]

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Denmark: SOS save Our Sovereignty

August 4, 2016 7:39 am0 comments
Denmark: SOS save Our Sovereignty

By Ron Ridenour I first met Denmark’s last truly Social Democratic Prime Minister, Anker Joergensen in his state office, unannounced, in late 1980. Grethe and I had just been married. We had met the year before in Los Angeles where I had been a “participatory journalist”, and activist for social/racial/gender […]

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The Politics of Memory: Danes Plan to Mark Transfer Centennial

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The Politics of Memory: Danes Plan to Mark Transfer Centennial

By Lesley-Ann Brown In April the Source published the first in a series of articles exploring perspectives and initiatives in Denmark related to the upcoming centennial of the transfer of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix from Denmark to the United States. In this second installment, Trinidadian-American writer Lesley-Ann […]

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Indian Home Minister Arrives Pakistan to Attend SAARC Conference

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Indian Home Minister Arrives Pakistan to Attend SAARC Conference

On the sidelines of SAARC conference – currently, underway in Islamabad – the interior ministers of Pakistan and India are expected to meet amid mounting tension over Kashmir. However, officials in the Indian government have claimed that Singh would not meet his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. Earlier, Indian […]

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Pakistan Tries To Internationalize The Kashmir Issue, Yet Again

July 13, 2016 9:11 am0 comments
Pakistan Tries To Internationalize The Kashmir Issue, Yet Again

Pakistan Tries To Internationalize The Kashmir Issue, Yet Again The Foreign Secretary informed the Ambassadors that due to the excessive use of force against civilians protesting the killing of Burhan Wani, more than 30 innocent people have lost their lives and more than 350 have been injured so far. Foreign […]

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