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TEHRAN, Iran | Iran summons Western diplomats over parade attack killing 25

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned diplomats from Britain, Denmark and the Netherlands over allegedly harboring “members of the terrorist group” that launched an attack on a military parade in the country’s southwest. A statement early Sunday from Iran’s Foreign Ministry also quoted ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi as saying Danish and Dutch diplomats were told … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | Iran summons Western diplomats over parade attack killing 25

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Volvo Cars says global trade disputes will delay its IPO

COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The CEO of Swedish automaker Volvo Cars, owned by China’s Geely holding company, says “the timing right now is not optimal” for an initial public offering, citing “an escalating trade war, tariffs and market volatility.” CEO Hakan Samuelsson added in a mail to The Associated Press on Tuesday that “an IPO remains an … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Volvo Cars says global trade disputes will delay its IPO

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Convicted killer of Kim Wall: Appeal case starts

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, who was found guilty of the torture, sexual assault, murder and dismemberment of a Swedish reporter, appeared before an appeals court Wednesday to challenge his life sentence. The three-day session at the Eastern High Court in Copenhagen will not deal with the Apr. 25 guilty ruling. In … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Convicted killer of Kim Wall: Appeal case starts

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Lego revenue hurt by retailer bankruptcies in the US

COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Lego says its revenue dipped in the first half of 2018, with business in North America hurt by changes in the retail industry such as the bankruptcy of store chain Toys’R’Us. The privately-held company says revenue fell 5 percent to 14.3 billion kroner ($2.2 billion) in January-June compared with a year earlier. Net … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Lego revenue hurt by retailer bankruptcies in the US

AARHUS, Denmark | Olesen claims final automatic European Ryder Cup spot

AARHUS, Denmark  — Thorbjorn Olesen claimed the final automatic qualification spot on the European Ryder Cup team after Matthew Fitzpatrick failed to win the Made in Denmark event on Sunday. Fitzpatrick needed to overturn a six-shot deficit to leader Lee Westwood going into the final round but it was another Englishman, Matt Wallace, who claimed … Continue reading AARHUS, Denmark | Olesen claims final automatic European Ryder Cup spot

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Norway police search for armed man in southwestern park

COPENHAGEN, Denmark  — Police in Norway say they are searching for an armed man who has been spotted inside a popular activity park in the southwestern part of the country. Police said on Twitter Friday that they have protectively evacuated the Skien Fritidspark north of Porsgrunn, less than 100 kilometers (62 miles) southwest of Oslo … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Norway police search for armed man in southwestern park

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Ex members of Nobel literature body ‘no plans on returning’

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Two former members of the prestigious body that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature who quit in the wake of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal have dismissed reports they were returning to the Swedish Academy. Former permanent secretary Sara Danius wrote on her Facebook page Friday that “presently, I have … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Ex members of Nobel literature body ‘no plans on returning’

AARHUS, Denmark | Pepperell makes best start of Ryder Cup hopefuls in Denmark

AARHUS, Denmark — Eddie Pepperell shot a 2-under 70 in the first round of the Made In Denmark tournament on Thursday to make the best start of the three players bidding to secure the final qualifying spot in Europe’s Ryder Cup team. Pepperell, who needs to win the event to stand a chance of moving … Continue reading AARHUS, Denmark | Pepperell makes best start of Ryder Cup hopefuls in Denmark