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Oxfam IBIS - 50th Anniversary, November 2016.

In Copenhagen on Thursday 3 November 2016, Winnie Byanyima spoke at an engagement to celebrate thOxfam IBIS - 50th Anniversary, November 2016

- Oxfam International - UK

Danish Companies Seek to Hire, but Everyone’s Already Working.

When nearly everyone who can work has work, that’s a good thing. But when all the skilled labor is engaged, continued recovery becomes challenging.

- International NY Times - US

Reshopper is an app for parents to buy and sell used items.

Once in a while I come across a company that seems like a complete no-brainer. An idea that induces a 'why hasn't this been done already' moment. That was certainly the case when I jumped on a call with Aja Guldhammer Henderson, CEO of Reshopper, a Danish startup that has built a mobile app for parents to buy and sell used ...

- TechCrunch - US

EU clears NKT purchase of ABB cable business.

BRUSSELS " The European Union has given its approval to the acquisition of the high-voltage cable business of Swiss company ABB by Denmark's NKT Cables.The European Commission said Monday that it gave the proposed acquisition...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

RFE/RL: Ukraine’s Svitolina to rank 10th in women’s tennis after victory.

Ukrainian Elina Svitolina will enter the WTA top 10 tennis rankings for the first time after defeating Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki to win the Dubai Championship. The post RFE/RL: Ukraine’s Svitolina to rank 10th in women’s tennis after victory appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Maersk bides its time on Alibaba trial.

Danish line says Triple-E ships unsuitable for the Pacific trades despite improvement in market conditions

- LloydsList - UK

Danish court extends S Korean's detention.

Danish court extends S Korean's detention...

- MENAFN - JO

Sevilla beat derby rivals Betis to go joint top.

SEVILLE, Feb 26 — Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli hailed his side's second-half rebellion' to take the spoils once more in the Seville derby with a 2-1 win over Real Betis on Saturday and move joint top of La Liga. Danish defender Riza...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Oscar-Nominated Foreign Language Directors Denounce “Climate Of Fanaticism”.

As the Oscars loom on Sunday, the six nominated directors in the Best Foreign Language Film category have collectively released a statement expressing their “emphatic disapproval of the climate of fanaticism and nationalism we see today in the U.S. and in so many other countries.” The filmmakers include ...

- Deadline.com - US

Danish man who burned Qur'an in 'self defence' is prosecuted for blasphemy.

Reviving a law not used since 1971, officials brought charges against a man who committed an anti-Islamic act on Facebook

- National Post - CA

Oslo humanitarian conference for Nigeria and the Lake Chad region raises $672 million to help people in need.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Chad, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Republic of Korea, Sweden, Switzerland Humanitarian partners agreed to further scale up their response to reach the most ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Wozniacki through to Dubai final

DUBAI, Feb 24 — Caroline Wozniacki reached her second final in as many weeks today as she beat Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-4 at the Dubai Tennis Championships. Denmark's former world number one, currently 15th, took just 90 minutes to beat her...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Danish Man who Set Fire to Quran Charged with Blasphemy

A man who burned the Islamic holy book in his backyard has been charged with blasphemy, in a move his lawyer speculates was driven by fear of Muslim extremists. The attempted prosecution is the first of its kind in nearly 50 years. The 42-year-old man from Jutland uploaded video footage of a Quran being lit on fire, which ...

- Breitbart - US

Uber captures everything great and terrible about Silicon Valley

REUTERS/Danish SiddiquiUber is embroiled in yet another controversy, and this time, it's a big one. As my colleague Biz Carson reported on Thursday: "A former engineer's claims of sexism at Uber is apparently only the tip of a much deeper problem inside the company's culture, according to a scathing report published on ...

- Business Insider - US

Forget La La Land – best foreign language Oscar nominees show the true diversity of cinema

A marriage on the rocks in Iran, a prankster German father and a grumpy old Swede. Landmines in Denmark and a love story in Vanuatu. These stories are all vying for the same prize: that of Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards. Maren Ade's tragi-comedy Toni Erdmann is favourite to take home the Oscar on ...

- The Conversation - UK

Danish populists irk Germany with 'Denmark to the Eider' call

The populist Danish People's Party has thrown the border with Germany into question after nearly 100 years, suggesting that Denmark may one day recover parts of Schleswig.

- The Local - INT

Norway, Germany give $394 million to help African region

COPENHAGEN, Denmark " Norway and Germany told an international donor conference Friday they are jointly giving 373 million euros to prevent a famine in the African countries around the Lake Chad Basin.Norwegian Foreign Minister...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Neeti Mohan pays tribute to Govinda on 'The Voice India'

Mumbai, Feb 24 Singer Neeti Mohan, who is seen as a coach on "The Voice India Season 2", along with her team gave a tribute to actor Govinda when he appeared on the show to promote his upcoming film "Aa Gaya Hero". When Neeti got to know that Govinda will be coming on the show, she decided to give him a tribute and made ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Whose armrest is it, anyway? The unspoken etiquette of airline, bus and train travel

Jacy Reese was just being polite when he offered to switch airline seats with a mother and her young son on a recent flight from Denmark to Canada. But as the old saying goes, no good deed goes unpunished.

- Stuff - NZ

Norway, Germany give $394 million to help African region

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende says his country is giving 1.6 billion kroner over a three-year...

- Townhall.com - US

Blasphemy prosecution in Denmark for alleged Koran-burning

The Associated Press reports: A Danish prosecutor says a 42-year-old man in northern Denmark has been charged with blasphemy for allegedly burning the Quran and posting a video of it on Facebook. Jan Reckendorff says it was the first time since 1971 that a person was charged for publicly mocking a religious community's ...

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

Man Charged With Blasphemy for Burning Quran... in Denmark

A man who filmed himself burning the Quran was charged in court Wednesday with blasphemy -- not news had it occurred in an Islamic country, but this happened in Denmark. 

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Rap dengan Waris, Nora Danish nyanyi puaskan hati sendiri

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 Feb — Pelakon Nora Danish berkata walaupun dia bukanlah seorang penyanyi yang baik namun lagu yang dirakam bersama Waris mampu memuaskan hati sendiri. Nora, 35, berkata tidak menjadi masalah pelakon mahu mencuba nasib menjadi...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Danish demagogue calls for annexation of German region

A leader of Denmark's far-right party has managed to revive a border dispute that dates back to the 19th century. The Danish minority in Germany have slammed the idea and Denmark's government distanced themselves.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Danish man burns Quran, charged with blasphemy case

, Feb. 24: A Danish man who posed a video of himself setting fire to the Quran on Facebook has been charged with blasphemy, first such case in the country after almost half a century.According to CNN, the 42 year-old man burned the Muslim holy book in his backyard in December 2015 and then posted a video of it to a Facebook ...

- Sify - IN

Hranovsky says he’s not behind attacks on reformists

Editor’s Note: The following investigation is supported by Objective Investigative Reporting Program, a Kyiv Post partner and MYMEDIA project funded by the Danish government. See a related story here. Oleksandr Hranovsky, a lawmaker and top ally of President Petro Poroshenko, has generally avoided publicity. A short ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Critics say Hranovsky doing dirty work for Poroshenko

Editor’s Note: The following investigation is supported by Objective Investigative Reporting Program, a Kyiv Post partner and MYMEDIA project funded by the Danish government. See a related interview with Oleksandr Hranovsky here. Oleksandr Hranovsky, a lawmaker from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko faction in parliament, ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Key dates for transgender rights in the US

Some important events in the history of transgender rights in the United States:1952: Christine Jorgensen completes sex-reassignment surgery in Denmark; she was the first American known for undergoing such a transition.1969: Transgender...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Is back pain killing us?

Older people who suffer from back pain have a 13 per cent increased risk of dying from any cause, research has found. The study of 4390 Danish twins aged more than 70 years investigated whether spinal pain increased the rate of all-cause and disease-specific cardiovascular mortality.

- ScienceDaily - US

Danish Man Who Burned a Koran on Facebook Will Be Prosecuted For Blasphemy

Denmark's first blasphemy prosecution since 1971.

- Reason.com - US

Man charged for Quran burning

A Danish man who burned the Quran has been charged with blasphemy, the first such charge in the country in almost half a century.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Uber symbolizes everything great and terrible about Silicon Valley

REUTERS/Danish SiddiquiUber is embroiled in yet another controversy, and this time, it's a big one. As my colleague Biz Carson reported on Thursday: "A former engineer's claims of sexism at Uber is apparently only the tip of a much deeper problem inside the company's culture, according to a scathing report published on ...

- Business Insider - US

Danish Man Who Burned Quran Is Prosecuted for Blasphemy

Reviving a law not used since 1971, officials brought charges against a man who made an anti-Islamic demonstration on Facebook.

- New York Times - US

Terma partner wins Indian radar contract

India's Nova Integrated Systems, which has a technology transfer deal with Terma of Denmark, is to supply surface surveillance radar to the Indian navy.

- UPI - US

Denmark extends S.Korea 'Rasputin' daughter's detention

A Danish court extended Wednesday for another month the detention of the daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president. Chung Yoo-Ra, the 20-year-old daughter of the woman dubbed South Korea's "Rasputin", is one of the figures in the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

In Denmark, first blasphemy charge since 1971

COPENHAGEN, Denmark " A Danish prosecutor says a 42-year-old man in northern Denmark has been charged with blasphemy for allegedly burning the Quran and posting a video of it on Facebook.Jan Reckendorff says it was the first...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Danes to decide on SKorea extradition within a month

COPENHAGEN, Denmark " Denmark's top prosecutor says a decision whether to meet a South Korean extradition request for the daughter of the former confidante of South Korea's president, is expected within a month.Simon Gosvig,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Gboard for iPhone gets an upgrade

In May  2016, you first met Gboard, our app that let you search and send information, GIFs, emoji and more, right from your keyboard. In July, Gboard went global. And today we're upgrading your Gboard experience on iPhone by adding access to 15 additional languages, Google Doodles, new emoji, and—by popular ...

- The Official Google Blog - US

Is Steve Jobs Responsible For the Decline of Shoplifting in Denmark?

Here's a loyal reader who knows how to punch my buttons: That sound you hear is @kdrum 's head explodinghttps://t.co/Zlo07OHHbT — Shawn Sukumar February 22, 2017 Fine. What fresh hell do we have today? “In Denmark, we are observing a trend toward a much more law-abiding youth,” said Rannva Moller Thomsen, ...

- Mother Jones - US

Danish Court Extends Detention of Choi Soon-sil's Daughter

A Danish court decided Wednesday to extend by a month the detention of the daughter of President Park Geun-hye's crony Choi Soon-sil. Chung Yoo-ra will remain in jail in the Danish town of Aalborg until March 22 as prosecutors there determine whether to extradite her to Korea. The decision has gre...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Danish man faces blasphemy trial for burning Quran

STOCKHOLM, Feb 23 — A Danish man who burned the Quran in a video posted on Facebook will face trial for blasphemy, public prosecutors said yesterday, the country's first such case in more than 40 years. The prosecution considers the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Danish Spending On BDSM Has Doubled Since 'Fifty Shades Darker'

Following the film's release, online retail of whips, ropes, and other kinky toys has been heavily on the rise.

- Forbes.com - US

DESMI launches first production facility in India

Hyderabad, Feb 22 DESMI, a Denmark-based company specialising in the development and manufacture of pump solutions for marine & offshore industry, oil spill equipment, defence & fuel and utility segment, on Wednesday launched its first production facility in India. The facility at Nadergul village, Adibatla near here was ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Denmark extends detention of Korean Rasputin's daughter

A Danish court Wednesday extended by four weeks the preventive detention of the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, the alleged mastermind of the massive corruption scandal that has rocked South Korea since October 2016 and led to President Park Geun-hye's impeachment.

- Zee News - IN

A thousand to mock Trump with Copenhagen 'Pray for Sweden' vigil

A march will be held in Copenhagen in solidarity with those affected by the "last night in Sweden" incident mentioned on Saturday by US President Donald Trump.

- The Local - SE

BRIEF-Tata Advanced Systems unit Nova Integrated Systems and India Ministry of Defence sign contract

Feb 22 - Tata Advanced Systems: * Tata Advanced Systems- subsidiary Nova Integrated Systemsand India Ministry of Defence sign contract for surfacesurveillance radar project * Tata Advanced Systems -project involves delivery,installation,commissioning of radar systems on indian navyvessels, delivery of simulators * Tata ...

- Sify - IN

Renault aims for fifth place in 2017 F1 championship

Renault unveiled their 2017 Formula One car yesterday and said it targetted fifth place in the championship and possible podium finishes after struggling among the backmarkers last season. The former world champions, who returned as full constructors in 2016 after taking over the failing Lotus team, finished ninth out of 11 ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

In Denmark, Brewery’s Departure Offers a Chance to Go Green

Carlsberg’s decision to vacate its brewery gave Copenhagen an opportunity to regenerate a neighborhood, and meet a target to become a carbon-neutral city.

- International NY Times - US

A thousand to join Copenhagen 'Pray for Sweden' vigil

A march will be held in Copenhagen in solidarity with those affected by "the terrible attack on Sweden" mentioned on Saturday by US President Donald Trump.

- The Local - SE

Danish Prosecutors Want to Keep Choi Soon-sil's Daughter in Jail

Danish prosecutors on Tuesday applied to extend the detention of Chung Yoo-ra, the daughter of President Park Geun-hye's crony Choi Soon-sil, a spokesman said.A district court in Aalborg rules on the application on Wednesday.Danish prosecutors said that they would thoroughly review new evidence sent...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

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