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Denmark Bans the Wearing of Face Veils in Public

U.S. News

Justice Minister Pape Poulsen, head of the conservative party in a government backed by the nationalist Danish People's Party, said when the bill was proposed in February: "It is incompatible with the values of the Danish society or the respect for the community to keep the face hidden when meeting each other in the public space."


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FOX News

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Denmark will join other European countries banning full-face covering, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa. A large majority of lawmakers, including the opposition Social Democrats -- Denmark's largest party-- has said it would vote for such a law, popularly known as the "Burqa Ban." The move is mostly seen as directed at the dress worn by some ultra-conservative Muslim women. Few Muslim women in Denmark wear full-face veils.


Danish Lawmakers Agree to Hike Military Spending, Citing Russia Threat

U.S. News

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish lawmakers on Sunday agreed to allocate an additional 12.8 billion crowns ($2.14 billion) to military spending over the next six years, citing Russia as one of the major threats to its security.


England v Denmark - rate the players

BBC News

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