the republic logo
rss feed
Stories with place: Denmark
  • Chancellor Gray-Little comes a long way to lead KU 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 11:06 am
  • LAWRENCE, Kansas - Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little revealed the person behind the title during an onstage interview with KU alumna and Dean of the Pepperdine University School of Law Deanell Reece Tacha at the Emily Taylor and Marilyn Stokstad Women's Leadership Lecture.

  • Kamworor, Cherono win World Half Marathon titles 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 9:56 am
  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor of Kenya won the World Half Marathon Championship title Saturday, while five-time winner Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea only came fourth.

  • Malaysian parents in prison for child abuse 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 10:07 am
  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark - A Malaysian couple was sentenced to prison in Sweden Friday for beating their four children with sticks and clothes hangers.

  • Denmark offers to send 6 F-16 fighters to Baltics 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:35 am
  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Denmark is offering to send as many as six F-16 fighter jets to the Baltic countries, joining fellow NATO members that have pledged to boost the alliance's air patrols over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in response to Russia's incursion in Ukraine.

  • UN chief on Greenland climate change visit 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:29 pm
  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Global warming must not be forgotten, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday after visiting Greenland to get an up-close look at the consequences of climate problems.

  • Danish zoo defends lion killing after giraffe cull 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 9:49 am
  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark - A Danish zoo on Wednesday defended its decision to kill two aging lions and two cubs, citing the risk of inbreeding and the arrival of a new male.

  • Swedish foreign minister: Twitter ban is stupid 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 8:49 am
  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Sweden's foreign minister has taken to Twitter to tell Turkey its efforts to block access to the social media network were "stupid."