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Denmark Bans the Wearing of Face Veils in Public

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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."


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

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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

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