Gulf Times - Denmark
Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen lost three of his four children in the Easter day attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for his clothing retail group Bestseller said on Monday.

Dane Inger Andersen to become new UN environment chief

Dane Inger Andersen to become new UN environment chief

Inger Andersen of Denmark is to become the new head of the UN Environment Programme, according to the unsuccessful German candidate for the post, Jochen Flasbarth.

Six dead in rail accident on wind-battered Danish bridge

Six dead in rail accident on wind-battered Danish bridge

Six people were killed Wednesday after debris apparently from a cargo train smashed into a passenger train in high winds on a bridge connecting two islands in Denmark, the rail operator and officials said.

Morocco arrests suspect after two Scandinavian tourists murdered

Morocco arrests suspect after two Scandinavian tourists murdered

Moroccan authorities on Tuesday arrested a suspect over the murder of two Scandinavian women in the High Atlas mountains, a popular trekking destination for tourists.

Amir receives Danish envoy's credentials

Amir receives Danish envoy's credentials

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received the credentials of the ambassador of Denmark to Qatar, Franz-Michael Skjold Mellbin, at the Amiri Diwan Monday.

Denmark issues first 'burqa ban' fine

Denmark issues first 'burqa ban' fine

The 28-year-old woman who wore a niqab was due to receive a fine of 1,000 kroner ($156) through the post, news agency Ritzau reported.

Women defiant as Danish ban on full-face veil takes effect

Women defiant as Danish ban on full-face veil takes effect

Human rights campaigners have slammed the ban as a violation of women's rights.

QRCS receives Thor Pedersen, a messenger of compassion

QRCS receives Thor Pedersen, a messenger of compassion

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has been visited by Thor Pedersen, a Red Cross goodwill ambassador for Denmark who is currently in Qatar as part of a mission to promote humanitarian compassion by traveling to every country in the world without flying.

Croatia advance to quarter-finals after penalty shootout

Croatia advance to quarter-finals after penalty shootout

Croatia came back after conceding in the opening minute to earn a World Cup quarter-final berth after edging Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout after the two sides drew 1-1 in the round of 16 match on Sunday.

France top group, Denmark also in Round of 16 after dreary 0-0

France top group, Denmark also in Round of 16 after dreary 0-0

The goals finally dried up at this thrilling World Cup on Tuesday when a flat France and dull Denmark played a mutually beneficial 0-0 draw at the Luzhniki Stadium which allowed the French to finish top of Group C...

Jedinak's penalty earns Australia 1-1 draw with Denmark

Jedinak's penalty earns Australia 1-1 draw with Denmark

Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep their hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive.

Poulsen goal powers Denmark to 1-0 win over Peru

Poulsen goal powers Denmark to 1-0 win over Peru

Yussuf Poulsen redeemed himself by scoring the solitary goal against Peru after giving away a first-half penalty as Denmark picked up a crucial victory in Group C to begin their World Cup campaign at the Mordovia Arena on Saturday.