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Expat Pakistanis help collect Rs280m for dam

Dubai has raised Rs100 million

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November 5, 2018


Two arrested for trying to supply Islamic State with drones

The police didn’t reveal the names of suspects

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September 26, 2018


Denmark to host start of Tour de France soon

French President Emmanuel Macron revealed Wednesday while on a state visit to Denmark that the Tour de France cycling race would soon embark from Copenhagen. The world’s biggest cycling race, which takes place over three weeks every July, frequently sets off from a country outside France and Brussels will host the opening stages of the…

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August 29, 2018


First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil

A 28-year-old woman wearing a niqab on Friday became the first person in Denmark to be fined for violating a new controversial law banning full-face Islamic veils in public places, media reported. Police were called to a shopping centre in Horsholm, in the northeastern region of Nordsjaelland, where the woman had become involved in a…

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August 4, 2018


Croatia beat Denmark on penalties to reach World Cup quarter finals

Goalkeeper Danijel Subasic was the hero as Croatia squeezed into the World Cup quarter-finals with a penalty shoot-out victory over Denmark here Sunday. On a night of late, late drama Ivan Rakitic stroked home the decisive spotkick to ensure the Croats advanced to a last eight meeting with Russia after the two sides finished locked…

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July 2, 2018


How the group stage of FIFA World Cup 2018 unraveled

The group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup ended and defending champions Germany were eliminated from the tournament. The football world is guaranteed to have a new champion. Here is a recap of how the round-robin stage went. Here are in-depth highlights of the group stage of FIFA World Cup 2018. Group A Teams:…

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June 29, 2018


How the 16 teams rank ahead of the World Cup’s knockout stages

                      After 15 days of triumphs, tears and controversy, the World Cup’s group stage drew to a close on Thursday. Here, AFP Sport ranks the 16 teams to have made it through based on their performances in Russia so far. 1. Croatia Three wins out…

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June 29, 2018


France finish top ahead of Denmark after goalless draw

France secured first place ahead of Denmark in Group C on Tuesday following a 0-0 draw in Moscow that could set up a heavyweight World Cup clash with Lionel Messi’s Argentina in the last 16. Didier Deschamps’ side dominated possession but struggled to create any clear-cut chances against a determined Denmark, who will likely meet…

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June 26, 2018


Poulsen powers Denmark to 1-0 win over Peru in FIFA World Cup 2018

Yussuf Poulsen ruined Peru’s first appearance at a World Cup finals for 36 years on Saturday with the winning goal for Denmark to seal a 1-0 victory in Saransk. Poulsen made amends for conceding a first-half penalty that was awarded after the referee consulted the VAR system, but which Peru midfielder Christian Cueva blasted over…

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June 16, 2018


FIFA World Cup 2018: Messi to put heat on Iceland as France target Australia

Lionel Messi’s bid for World Cup redemption begins Saturday when he leads Argentina against an unfancied Iceland side intent on springing a surprise in their first appearance on football’s biggest stage. Messi’s eternal rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, made history on Friday, when he became only the fourth player to score at four World Cups on his…

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June 16, 2018


Denmark down Mexico 2-0 in friendly

Playmaker Christian Eriksen celebrated his return to the Danish national team following the birth of his first child with a goal and an assist as his side beat fellow qualifiers Mexico 2-0 in their final pre-World Cup friendly in Copenhagen. Having missed last week’s scoreless encounter with Sweden in Stockholm, Eriksen’s son was born on…

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June 10, 2018


Blood test may predict premature birth

US and Danish researchers said Thursday they have developed an inexpensive blood test that may predict with up to 80 percent accuracy whether a pregnant woman will give birth prematurely. While more research is needed before the test is ready for widespread use, experts say it has the potential to reduce fatalities and complications from…

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June 8, 2018


Danish parliament bans the wearing of face veils in public

Denmark has banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and other European countries in outlawing the burqa and the niqab worn by some Muslim women to uphold what some politicians say are secular and democratic values. Parliament voted on Thursday for the ban proposed by the centre-right government, which says veils are…

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May 31, 2018


World Cup 2018 factbox: Denmark

Facts on Denmark, who play in World Cup group C: Country: Denmark Honours: European Championship winners 1992 Past World Cup performance: Fifth participation. Best result: Quarter-finalists in 1998 FIFA ranking: 12th Main clubs: FC Copenhagen, Brondby, Aalborg, Midtjylland Nickname: The Red and Whites (De Rod-Hvide) How they qualified: Finished 2nd behind Poland in UEFA Group E,…

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May 30, 2018


Pakistan for boosting efforts to achieve UN energy goal 

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has underscored the need for stepped up efforts towards implementing the United Nations’ 2030 development agenda that, among other objectives, places high priority on ensuring access to affordable energy for all.  “We all know that energy is central to the achievement of both the development agenda and the Paris agreement on climate…

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April 20, 2018


Prince Henrik, husband of Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II, dies

NEWS DESK: Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II, has died, the palace announced Wednesday, reported AFP. He was 83. “His Royal Highness Prince Henrik died Tuesday, February 13 at 23:18 at Fredensborg Castle”, a royal residence about 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of Copenhagen, surrounded by his wife and their two…

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February 14, 2018


Denmark poised to ban Islamic full-face veils

NEWS DESK: The Danish government is poised to become the next European country to introduce a ban on Islamic full-face coverings in public places, reported The Independent with additional input by Reuters. The government said it planned to fine people who wore items including the burqa and the niqab which are worn by some Muslim…

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February 7, 2018


Uber can no longer operate in London

LONDON: London’s transport regulator on Friday stripped Uber of its license to operate from the end of the month, affecting over 40,000 drivers in a huge blow to the taxi app, reported Reuters. “Uber’s approach and conduct demonstrate a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a number of issues which have potential public safety…

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September 22, 2017


Money can actually buy you happiness: research

NEWS DESK: Money can buy you happiness, it would appear. Or, at least, money can buy you extra free time and that may make you happier, according to a new study, reported Times of India. The research suggests that, instead of engaging in ‘retail therapy’ in an attempt to feel better, people with enough money…

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July 26, 2017


Watch this amazing badminton point

Watch this amazing badminton rally during a match between Japan and Denmark in Dubai

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May 11, 2017


Musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world

AARHUS: Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an underwater concerto with instruments specially adapted to resonate in a silent world. In the central Danish town of Aarhus, a Godsbanen centre concert hall looks more like a fish farm than a music set, with…

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April 24, 2017