Turkey starts ‘sending home’ detained foreign fighters

By |november 12th, 2019|Daesh, Denmark, Florence Parly, foreign fighters, France, Germany, Horst Seehofer, Islamic State, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syrian war, terrorism, Turkey|

Turkey said on Monday (11 November) it had deported two captives from Islamic State, a German and an American, starting a programme to repatriate detainees that has caused friction with its NATO allies since it launched an offensive in northern Syria.

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Denmark clears major hurdle for Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

By |oktober 30th, 2019|Denmark, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

Denmark gave the go-ahead to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline on Wednesday (30 October), removing the last major hurdle to completion of the Russian-led project that has divided opinion in the EU.

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Denmark to strip foreign fighters of Danish citizenship

By |oktober 15th, 2019|Denmark, foreign fighters, Islamic State, Mette Frederiksen, News, Syrian war|

Denmark will fast-track legislation allowing people with dual citizenship who have gone abroad to fight for militant groups like Islamic State to be stripped of their Danish nationality, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Monday (13 October).

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Denmark calls for EU plan to phase out diesel and petrol cars

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Denmark, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

Denmark, backed by 10 other European Union countries, on Friday (4 October) called for a strategy to phase out diesel and petrol cars, including allowing the ban of sales at national-level by 2030 to combat climate change. Denmark made the...

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Sweden reveals plans for bank tax to finance defence spending increase

By |september 2nd, 2019|bank tax, defence spending, Denmark, Finland, Nato, News, Russia, Sweden|

Sweden has revealed plans to introduce a new bank tax to fund the country's future increase in defence spending from 2022, as it revamps efforts to counter Russia’s military build-up in the Baltic Sea region.

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Trump skips trip to Poland as Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida

By |avgust 30th, 2019|Denmark, Donald Trump, Greenland, News, Poland, transtlantic relations, World War II|

US President Donald Trump abruptly called off a weekend trip to Poland on Thursday (29 August), saying he wanted to stay home and make sure the federal government is prepared for a looming hurricane headed for Florida.

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World’s largest electric ferry enters service in Denmark

By |avgust 19th, 2019|Denmark, News|

An all-electric ferry, purported to be the world’s largest, completed its first voyage between two Danish islands last week, as the shipping sector gears up for strict new emission laws due to take effect in 2020.

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France, Italy, Denmark back European-led naval mission for Hormuz

By |julij 24th, 2019|Denmark, France, Heiko Maas, Iran, Iran nuclear deal, Italy, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Nato, News, piracy, United Kingdom, United States|

France, Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, proposed after Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker, three senior EU diplomats said on Tuesday (23 July).

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Vestager will stay in Brussels, even without EU Commission presidency

By |junij 27th, 2019|Denmark, gender balance, Jean-Claude Juncker, Margrethe Vestager, Maroš Šefčovič, Mette Frederiksen, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Danish EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will stay in Brussels for a second term, the Scandinavian nation’s new prime minister announced yesterday (26 June), even if she fails in her bid to become the next President of the European Commission.

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New Danish government puts climate change centre stage

By |junij 26th, 2019|Climate Change, climate neutrality, Denmark, EU strategy 2050, global warming, green economy, News, wind energy|

Only a few days after the European Union failed to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target, Denmark’s Social Democrats and their three center-left allies agreed on Wednesday (26 June) on a political program that aims at promoting one of the most ambitious climate policies in the world.

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