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Denmark gives ICC Sh870 million grant to boost viewership of Ongwen trial

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Denmark gives ICC Sh870 million grant to boost viewership of Ongwen trial

- . Denmark gives ICC Sh870 million grant to boost viewership of Ongwen trial Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Danish government through its development cooperation agency, Danida, has given the ICC’s Outreach Office in Uganda a grant of €210,000 (Shs 870m) to help communities in northern Uganda where Dominic Ongwen allegedly committed war crimes to follow proceedings of the ongoing trial in The Hague
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Danish Alps rec area gaining visitors

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Danish Alps rec area gaining visitors

- HUBBARD, Neb. | As the temperature climbed on a humid summer morning, a few anglers and kayakers had a nearly new lake all to themselves. Just how Justin Jarman likes it. "It's a relaxing place, not too many boats out here. The fishing's good," said Jarman, of Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska, who said he's made several trips to the Danish Alps State Recreation Area, which opened two years ago a mile southeast of Hubbard
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Denmark to train NATO soldiers to combat Russian misinformation

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Denmark to train NATO soldiers to combat Russian misinformation

- COPENHAGEN: Danish troops will get training in how to deal with Russian misinformation before being sent to join a NATO military build-up in Estonia in January, Defense Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen said on Monday. "It is a whole new world. The Danish soldiers need to be extremely aware of that. Therefore I have arranged with the armed forces that the soldiers being sent out in January are informed and educated in how to protect themselves," Frederiksen told Danish broadcaster DR
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Apple to build second renewables-powered data centre in Denmark

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Apple to build second renewables-powered data centre in Denmark

- By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen. COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said on Monday it will spend 6 billion Danish crowns (715 million pounds) on a new data centre in Denmark, its second in the Nordic country to run entirely on renewable energy. Facebook (FB.O) in January also announced plans to build a data centre in Denmark, only its third outside of the United States
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Apple to build second data center in Denmark in push for renewable energy

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Apple to build second data center in Denmark in push for renewable energy

- Apple Inc will build its second data center in southern Denmark, to be powered entirely by renewable energy, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Monday. The data center, which is due to begin operations in 2019, will power Apple's online services, including the iTunes Store, App Store, iMessage, Maps and Siri for customers across Europe. Apple will invest around 6 billion Danish crowns ($920 million) in the project, Danish media reported
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Apple to build second data center in Denmark in push for renewable energy

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Apple to build second data center in Denmark in push for renewable energy

- COPENHAGEN: Apple Inc will build its second data center in southern Denmark, to be powered entirely by renewable energy, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Monday. The data center, which is due to begin operations in 2019, will power Apple's online services, including the iTunes Store, App Store, iMessage, Maps and Siri for customers across Europe. Apple will invest around 6 billion Danish crowns (US$920 million) in the project, Danish media reported
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Huddersfield add Danish defender Jorgensen to their ranks

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Huddersfield add Danish defender Jorgensen to their ranks

- (Reuters) - Huddersfield Town's spending spree continued with the Premier League club signing defender Mathias Jorgensen from Danish champions FC Copenhagen on a three-year contract, making him manager David Wagner's 10th signing this transfer window. The Denmark international has played 269 matches for Copenhagen and won 10 trophies in two stints at the club, starting in 2007. The 27-year-old also played for Dutch team PSV Eindhoven, winning the Dutch Super Cup in 2013
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Huddersfield sign Danish keeper Lossl on loan

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Huddersfield sign Danish keeper Lossl on loan

- LONDON: Huddersfield Town have signed Danish goalkeeper Jonas Lossl on a season-long loan from Bundesliga club Mainz 05, the newly promoted Premier League side said on Friday. Huddersfield have an option to sign 28-year-old Lossl permanently at the end of the loan deal. The Dane has one full cap and 250 top flight club appearances in Denmark, France and Germany, as well as European and international experience
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Cyberattack: Shipping giant’s terminals slowly recover

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Cyberattack: Shipping giant’s terminals slowly recover

- Copenhagen, Denmark — Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, one of the global companies hardest hit by a malicious software that froze computers around the globe, said Thursday that most of its terminals are now operational, though some remain crippled. The Copenhagen-based company said that some terminals are “operating slower than usual or with limited functionality.” Problems have been reported across the shippers’ global business, from Mobile, Alabama, to Mumbai in India
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NotPetya cyber attack forcing hand written communication with NZ ports

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NotPetya cyber attack forcing hand written communication with NZ ports

- Danish shipping company Moller-Maersk's New Zealand arm has broken silence as its phone systems restore amidst the fall out of a global cyber attack slowing import operations. Maersk Australia and New Zealand managing director Gerard Morrison said on Thursday afternoon that its phone and email systems had been deliberately shut down by the company to stop the spreading of the malware virus, dubbed NotPetya, that hacked its computers in Europe on Tuesday night
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Caroline Wozniacki strips down for ESPN's Body Issue (NSFW)

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Caroline Wozniacki strips down for ESPN's Body Issue (NSFW)

- The Danish tennis star (26) stripped down for the cover of ESPN's annual Body Issue, where she opens up about the importance of self-acceptance. Caroline Wozniacki is ready for Wimbledon … and the cover of ESPN’s ninth annual Body Issue. pic.twitter.com/MjpJFCmESE. — ESPN (@espn) "I can’t spend time stressing about something I don’t have and just embrace what I do have," she said in a teaser clip made by the mag
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Global cyber attack hits IT systems in Ireland and the UK

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Global cyber attack hits IT systems in Ireland and the UK

- The Danish shipping group confirmed on Twitter that its Irish and UK IT systems had been affected by the cyber attack. "We can confirm that Maersk IT systems are down across multiple sites and business units due to a cyber-attack," the Copenhagen-headquartered firm said via Twitter. "We continue to assess the situation. The safety of our employees, our operations and customers' business is our top priority
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Large-scale cyber attacks hit firms in Russia, Ukraine and Denmark

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Large-scale cyber attacks hit firms in Russia, Ukraine and Denmark

- MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russia's top oil producer Rosneft said a large-scale cyber attack hit its servers on Tuesday (June 27) and computer systems at some banks and the main airport in neighbouring Ukraine were also disrupted. A Moscow-based cyber security firm, Group-IB, said it appeared to be a coordinated attack simultaneously targeting victims in Russia and Ukraine. In Copenhagen, global shipping firm Shipping company AP Moller-Maersk said it had suffered a computer system outage caused by a cyber attack, though it was not immediately clear if it was connected to the Ukraine and Russia attacks
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Four people missing after flooding in remote Greenland village

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Four people missing after flooding in remote Greenland village

- COPENHAGEN: Four people are missing after large waves flooded a remote settlement in Greenland this weekend, Greenland officials said on Sunday. A Danish media report said the waves late on Saturday might have been caused by an earthquake creating a landslide into the sea, which in turn would have generated a swell. Police in Greenland, which is part of Denmark with self-government over domestic affairs, had no comment on the cause
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This Muslim Convert Is Changing The Conversation About Women In Islam With Music And Humor

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This Muslim Convert Is Changing The Conversation About Women In Islam With Music And Humor

- COPENHAGEN, Denmark ― Annette Bellaoui remembers the moment well. She was meeting a leading politician in the Danish People’s Party, known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric. He stared at her, “seriously contemplating” Bellaoui in a way that seemed as though he was asking himself, “‘does this woman have hand grenades in her pockets?’” “There was fear and anger and everything in his face,” she recalled
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This Self-Described ‘Hillbilly’ Muslim Convert Is A Refreshing Link Between Islam And His Danish Culture

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This Self-Described ‘Hillbilly’ Muslim Convert Is A Refreshing Link Between Islam And His Danish Culture

- COPENHAGEN, Denmark ― Imam Abdul Wahid Pedersen first began to spiritually connect to the Islamic faith on a mountain in the holy temple town of Hampi, India in the summer of 1977. It would be about five years before Pedersen, then a 23-year-old convert to Hinduism, would become Muslim, but the experience left him profoundly changed. “Time seemed to stand still, and I was totally lost in that feeling for as long as it lasted,” he said
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  • Danish Alps rec area gaining visitors
    Danish Alps rec area gaining visitors

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    HUBBARD, Neb. | As the temperature climbed on a humid summer morning, a few anglers and kayakers had a nearly new lake all to themselves. Just how Justin Jarman likes it. "It's a relaxing place, not too many boats out here. The fishing's good," said Jarman, of Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska, who said he's made several trips to the Danish Alps State Recreation Area, which opened two years ago a mile southeast of Hubbard
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Politics & Government

  • Danish envoy summoned by Iran over Copenhagen embassy attack
    Danish envoy summoned by Iran over Copenhagen embassy attack

    , thelocal.dk

    “Following four anti-revolutionary elements’ attack on our country’s embassy in Copenhagen on the current day [Thursday], the ministry’s director for Northern and Eastern European affairs summoned the Danish ambassador to Tehran and strongly condemned this action which is contrary to the international regulations,” Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi stated, according to the pro-government Tehran Times. According to several media outlets, Denmark's ambassador Ambassador Danny Annan was given a dressing-down
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Sports

  • Singapore Swimming Association should focus on relays
    Singapore Swimming Association should focus on relays

    , tnp.sg

    Singapore should focus on building up a relay team of swimmers, instead of individuals. That's the view of former Denmark head coach Nick Juba, who is in Singapore on the invitation of the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA). At last year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the 65-year-old Briton led the Danes to their best swim finish at the Games since 1948, placing 10th overall with an individual gold and a medley relay bronze
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Business

  • Global cyber attack hits IT systems in Ireland and the UK
    Global cyber attack hits IT systems in Ireland and the UK

    , independent.ie

    The Danish shipping group confirmed on Twitter that its Irish and UK IT systems had been affected by the cyber attack. "We can confirm that Maersk IT systems are down across multiple sites and business units due to a cyber-attack," the Copenhagen-headquartered firm said via Twitter. "We continue to assess the situation. The safety of our employees, our operations and customers' business is our top priority
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Technology

  • Cyberattack: Shipping giant’s terminals slowly recover
    Cyberattack: Shipping giant’s terminals slowly recover

    , detroitnews.com

    Copenhagen, Denmark — Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, one of the global companies hardest hit by a malicious software that froze computers around the globe, said Thursday that most of its terminals are now operational, though some remain crippled. The Copenhagen-based company said that some terminals are “operating slower than usual or with limited functionality.” Problems have been reported across the shippers’ global business, from Mobile, Alabama, to Mumbai in India
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Health

  • Danish hospital grants patient's dying wish for a glass of wine and a cigarette
    Danish hospital grants patient's dying wish for a glass of wine and a cigarette

    , nzherald.co.nz

    A hospital in Denmark has released a photograph of a patient fulfilling his dying wish - enjoying a cigarette and a glass of white wine while viewing the sunset from a hospital balcony. Carsten Flemming Hansen, 75, was admitted to Aarhus University Hospital last week suffering from a ruptured aortic aneurysm. Learning that he was too ill to undergo surgery, and would die within days, if not hours, from internal bleeding, Mr Hansen told his nurse Rikke Kvist of his wish
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Society & Culture

  • Stonehill student dies in Denmark boating crash
    Stonehill student dies in Denmark boating crash

    , bostonherald.com

    A Stonehill College student from Easton was killed in a tragic boating accident while studying abroad in Denmark. Linsey Malia, 21, who was set to graduate next year, was among two American students killed Saturday when a high-speed jet ski struck the their boat on Copenhagen Harbor, according to DIS, the nonprofit that organizes the study abroad program. Five other students were treated for injuries
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Religion & Spirituality

  • This Muslim Convert Is Changing The Conversation About Women In Islam With Music And Humor
    This Muslim Convert Is Changing The Conversation About Women In Islam With Music And Humor

    , huffingtonpost.com

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark ― Annette Bellaoui remembers the moment well. She was meeting a leading politician in the Danish People’s Party, known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric. He stared at her, “seriously contemplating” Bellaoui in a way that seemed as though he was asking himself, “‘does this woman have hand grenades in her pockets?’” “There was fear and anger and everything in his face,” she recalled
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Danish television documentary to explore Nebraska and Iowa
    Danish television documentary to explore Nebraska and Iowa

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    POTTER, Neb. (AP) — Five generations ago, Rasmus and Christine Nielsen and their two children arrived in a Union Pacific Railroad immigrant car to claim a homestead in a rural community known as Little Denmark. They built a sod house. Their neighbors were several dozen other Danes and Norwegians on little farms scattered across more than 64 square miles of treeless prairie in the high and dry Nebraska Panhandle
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Education

  • Danish Social Democrats back ban on uni prayer rooms
    Danish Social Democrats back ban on uni prayer rooms

    , thelocal.dk

    Mattias Tesfaye, the party’s spokesman on vocational education, told the Jyllands-Posten newspaper that the move was necessary to prevent young Danes being lured into practicing Islam. “Denmark’s schools, colleges and universities are not a place for religious practice,” he said, warning of the “danger of prayer-rooms”, which he claimed extremists sometimes used to share radical Islamist literature. “There may be social control in which some Muslim students, for example,
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Farming

  • Danish farmers call for help as wolf attacks rise
    Danish farmers call for help as wolf attacks rise

    , thelocal.dk

    Sheep farmer Åse Svendsen on Thursday found one of his sheep dead at his farm in Skærbæk, on the edge of the Vaderhavet national park in western Jutland. “On the basis of an autopsy in the field, our game consultant has concluded that it probably was a wolf attack,” Bent Rasmussen, a local officer at the The Danish Nature Agency told the Ritzau news agency. The killing was the latest
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Travel & Recreation

  • New Danish Cheeses Make Their American Debut
    New Danish Cheeses Make Their American Debut

    , nytimes.com

    Murray’s Cheese has added a collection of artisanal Danish cheeses to the usual Havarti and Tilsit. Steve Millard, the senior vice president for merchandising, found some organic cheeses on a trip to Denmark last summer, and the company is now importing a dozen. Among the standouts are the saline, spreadable Danish White Cheese; Vita Mundo, a light goat cheese; the fruity and creamy Flora Mundo; Vesterhavsost, a complex semisoft cheese from northern Denmark with a hint of seaside brininess; and Trelleborg, a nutty cow’s milk cheese with rich caramel notes balanced by good acidity
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Law & Crime

  • Denmark to train NATO soldiers to combat Russian misinformation
    Denmark to train NATO soldiers to combat Russian misinformation

    , channelnewsasia.com

    COPENHAGEN: Danish troops will get training in how to deal with Russian misinformation before being sent to join a NATO military build-up in Estonia in January, Defense Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen said on Monday. "It is a whole new world. The Danish soldiers need to be extremely aware of that. Therefore I have arranged with the armed forces that the soldiers being sent out in January are informed and educated in how to protect themselves," Frederiksen told Danish broadcaster DR
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Science & Nature

  • IN PHOTOS: 100-year flood hits Denmark
    IN PHOTOS: 100-year flood hits Denmark

    , thelocal.dk

    The water rose so high in areas in southern Denmark that the Danish Meteorology Institute (DMI) said that levels reached heights that statistically only come once a century. “We had 100-year floods in Sønderborg, Bagenkop, Aabenraa, Rødbyhavn, Hesnæs, Rødvig and Køge,” DMI spokesman Frank Nielsen told broadcaster DR early on Thursday. The highest recorded levels were in southern Lolland and Jutland, where water topped out at 177 centimetres above normal.
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Life & Style

  • This Muslim Convert Is Changing The Conversation About Women In Islam With Music And Humor
    This Muslim Convert Is Changing The Conversation About Women In Islam With Music And Humor

    , huffingtonpost.com

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark ― Annette Bellaoui remembers the moment well. She was meeting a leading politician in the Danish People’s Party, known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric. He stared at her, “seriously contemplating” Bellaoui in a way that seemed as though he was asking himself, “‘does this woman have hand grenades in her pockets?’” “There was fear and anger and everything in his face,” she recalled
    Read More ...

     

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