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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iranian-born designer made more than …

Danish Fashion Designer Mocks ‘Burqa Ban’ and Police on Runway

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iranian-born designer made more than a fashion statement in Denmark on Wednesday by showcasing models wearing the conservative Muslim niqab, and others dressed as police officers, days after a law banning the full-face coverings worn

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Denmark: Muslims, Leftists March to Protest Burqa Ban

Muslims and left-wingers have rallied in the streets of Copenhagen to protest a new law against wearing face coverings in public, which they claim is an attack on women’s right to dress as they please. When the ban came into

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German, Danish Police Raids on Illegal Migrant Sham Marriages 

BERLIN (AP) — More than 150 German and Danish police officers searched a dozen apartments and offices Wednesday in a joint cross-border raid on an illegal human trafficking network that focused on arranging hundreds of sham marriages.

Border police are seen on January 4, 2016 at the Danish-German boarder town Krusaa. Denmark announced the immediate introduction of random controls at the German border, Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said Monday, on the same day neighbouring Sweden introduced controls on its frontier with Denmark to stem the …

Danish Government: Double Punishments in Largely Migrant ‘Ghetto’ Areas

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Denmark’s center-right government wants to double the punishment for crimes like vandalism and theft committed in areas with larger number of immigrants and higher unemployment, in an attempt to eliminate so-called “parallel societies” by 2030.

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Danish Intelligence Warns of Al-Qaida Attack Risk in Europe

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Danish intelligence officials say al-Qaida “still has ambitions to attack the West,” adding that support for the extremist network may increase as the Islamic State group weakens. Finn Borch Andersen, head of Denmark’s Security and Intelligence