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Stories about Denmark

Is Namibia walking a fine line between Chinese and European spy technology?

Namibia denies accusations that it is building an internet war chest to effortlessly check up on its domestic critics.

The French Yellow Vests movement seen through global lenses

As we witness the rise of the Yellow Vests, France revisits its bloodthirsty history.

What will it take to #savetheinternet in Europe? The view from Romania

Copyright proposals being pushed by European governance bodies must take into account the nature and potential uses of networked digital technology.

A European Union-Supported Rap Video Tries to Persuade Young Guineans Against Migrating

"It’s about poverty, the lack of opportunities...That is why young people find it more risky to stay at home...They say: 'I would rather die on the sea than stay here.'"

The Crowd-Sourced Faroe Islands Answer to Google Translate

What do you do when your national language doesn't show up in Google Translate? If you're the Faroe Islands, you just crowd-source your own solution.

This Platform Has Helped Thousands of Migrants Reconnect with Their Families Back Home

Around the world, an estimated 65 million people who, for one reason or another, have been forced to flee their homelands. This platform aims to reunite broken families.

A Conference in Copenhagen Seeks to Build Bridges in Areas of Conflict

A recent conference in Copenhagen brought together a wide cross section of people interested in creating peace in the midst of conflict.

These African and Scandinavian Musicians Create Sweet Sounds in Copenhagen

“A Swedish guy, and a Mozambican guy, and a Danish guy, they’re speaking one language, which is the music language."

Denmark's Afghan Community Comes Together to Condemn Violence and Extremism

"We hope as well that the global community does not forget the places around the world affected exactly by this epidemic. Afghanistan is exactly one of those places.”

As UN Climate Talks Approach, a Look at What's Changed Since Copenhagen

Is the world better suited for a climate change agreement than it was in 2009, when the last important negotiations took place?

Refugees Take Over Danish Daily Newspaper For a Day to Tell Their Stories

The Danish daily newspaper Information invited 12 refugees, some newly arrived, all professional journalists, to take over the entire 48 pages of the newspaper on Friday, October 9.

A Man Who Travels the World Not to See Things, But Hear Them

Sound artist Jacob Kirkegaard used to be a musician. But he discovered he'd rather find sounds than make them. Now he records what other people barely notice.

Ordinary Danes Offer ‘Welcome’ Antidote to Government's Anti-Refugee Ad

Danes crowdfunded an ad welcoming refugees after the Danish Ministry for Foreigners, Integration and Housing announced its intention to publish one dissuading refugees from travelling to Denmark.

Amaal Said’s Portraits of Belonging: An Interview

Denmark at a Crossroad After Two People Killed in Attacks in Copenhagen

Danes are being urged to stand together after a gunman kills two people in attacks on a cafe and a synagogue in Copenhagen on February 14.

A Social Media Timeline of the Copenhagen Killings

Two people were shot dead in Copenhagen during separate events over one weekend. See how the violence unfolded through the lens of social media.

Are We Witnessing the Death of ‘Uh'? Um, Maybe — and Not Just in English

We humans have been using expressions of hesitation for a long time. Linguists are now noting a shift in usage across a number of Germanic languages from "um" to "uh."

An Election Film Week in Lebanon to Say #NoToExtension of Parliament Term

Does This Sexist, Violent Video Make You Want to Vote?

Pity for the Poor, or When Do We Get to Hear the Good News?

When NGOs communicate, they often go for narratives of distress and disaster instead of showing progress and potential. The result is a distorted and stereotyped view of the world.

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