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Stories with place: Denmark
  • Correction: Norway-Myanmar-Rohingya story 
    Updated: May-29-15 5:59 am

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - In a story May 28 about Nobel Peace Prize winners calling for an end to persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the appeal came at the end of a three-day conference organized by the Norwegian Burma Committee. There were two conferences over the three days, one organized by a coalition of international groups and the other by the Norwegian Burma Committee. The appeal by the Nobel Peace Prize winners was made Tuesday during the conference organized by the international groups, but not announced until they put out a statement Thursday.

  • Danish prime minister calls June 18 parliamentary election 
    Updated: May-27-15 5:59 am

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Danish Social Democratic Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Wednesday announced that parliamentary elections will be held on June 18.

  • Danish radio station slammed after allegedly killing rabbit 
    Updated: May-26-15 1:49 pm

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - A Danish radio station has faced a storm of angry protests after two of its hosts claimed they clubbed a young rabbit to death on air with a bicycle pump.

  • Danish industrial designer pioneer Jensen dies at age 89 
    Updated: May-16-15 8:58 am

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Danish industrial designer Jacob Jensen, who gave ultramodern, minimalist forms to high-end products including consumer electronics and kitchenware, has died. He was 89.

  • Norwegian police suspect 4 in penguin theft from animal park story has photos
    Updated: May-15-15 11:38 am

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Authorities say at least four Norwegian teenagers are suspected of stealing a Humboldt penguin egg and three newly-hatched penguin babies from an animal park in western Norway.

  • Shipper Moller-Maersk sees Q1 profit jump 18 pct 
    Updated: May-13-15 3:55 am

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says it saw its first-quarter underlying profit increase by 18 percent to $1.3 billion, impacted by an after-tax gain from the sale of shares in Denmark's largest bank, but revenues dropped due to low oil prices and low economic growth.

  • Russia trouble still hurting beer maker Carlsberg 
    Updated: May-12-15 4:14 am

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Danish brewer Carlsberg says uncertainty in its vast Russian market continued to cause pain, contributing to a loss of 90 million kroner ($13.46 million) in the first quarter of 2015.

  • Operator of cargo ship seized by Iran says vessel released 
    Updated: May-07-15 9:10 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - A Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship seized by Iran has been released and the crew members are all in good condition, according to the ship's operator.

  • Danish intelligence chief resigns before gun attack report 
    Updated: May-06-15 2:37 pm

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - The head of Denmark's intelligence agency announced his resignation on Wednesday, hours before a government report was released criticizing some parts of the police response to the two fatal shooting attacks in Copenhagen in February.

  • Danish premier travels to Wales to support British husband 
    Updated: May-06-15 12:13 pm

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Denmark's prime minister will travel to Wales to support her British husband who is running for a seat in Wales, where Britain's Labour party has dominated politics since the 1920s.

  • Danish man sentenced in 2010 football match-fixing case 
    Updated: May-05-15 10:50 am

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - A Danish man was given a one-year suspended sentence on Tuesday for fixing two matches in Denmark's second-tier football league nearly five years ago.

  • Danish bus agency removes ad against Israeli settlements 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 11:08 am

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Copenhagen's public transport agency on Thursday ordered the immediate removal of posters opposing Israeli settlements on the capital's city buses after getting "a considerable amount of complaints."