Danish PM to Push Ahead With Tough Asylum Law Despite EU Rules

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, Sept 7  – Denmark’s prime minister said his minority government would push ahead with a bill to reject asylum seekers at the borders in times of crisis even though such a move might breach the European Union’s Dublin rules. Lars Lokke Rasmussen said he wanted to guard against a situation like

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Danish PM Seeks Emergency Law to Reject Asylum Seekers at Borders

COPENHAGEN, Aug 30 – The Danish government on Tuesday proposed adoption of a law that would enable police to reject asylum seekers at the borders in times of crisis such as that in 2015 when thousands of migrants sought to enter the country. Denmark has already implemented tough immigration policies since a heavy influx of

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16-Year-Old Girl Charged With Planning to Bomb Schools

COPENHAGEN, March 8 – A 16-year-old Danish girl has been charged with planning a “terrorist” attack on two schools, one of them Jewish, after acquiring chemicals for bombs, police said on Tuesday. A police press release said the girl’s 24-year-old friend, who local media have said was a former fighter in Syria, had also been

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