Andreas Mortensen

Denmark becomes third Nordic country to form leftist government this year

26 Jun 2019

COPENHAGEN Denmark will become the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government after Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen agreed terms for a one-party minority government late on Wednesday.

Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre

30 May 2019

COPENHAGEN When Ali Adnan, 27, fled his home in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in 2015 and arrived in Denmark, a local Danish family took him in and helped him gain his footing in a country he knew very little about. | Video

Danish fishing communities fear Brexit could sink them

30 Apr 2019

COPENHAGEN In the small fishing town of Thyboron on the northwestern coast of Denmark, many fishermen worry the British waters they have become increasingly dependent on will be out of reach when Britain leaves the European Union. | Video

SAS pilots strike, travel plans of 170,000 passengers at risk

26 Apr 2019

OSLO/COPENHAGEN/STOCKHOLM SAS pilots in Norway, Sweden and Denmark went on strike on Friday as wage talks broke down, threatening the travel plans of some 170,000 passengers over the weekend. | Video

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Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks

A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said, as violence shows no sign of easing despite hopes for a deal on a U.S. troop withdrawal.