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Sunday

Heba Alrejleh and Radwan Jomaa with children Aya, 11, Lilian, 4, and Mohamed, 10. "The words 'to send us back to Syria' means to destroy our lives," says Jomaa. Sidsel Overgaard hide caption

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In Denmark, Fears Grow Among Syrian Asylum-Seekers As Residence Permits Are Revoked

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Thursday

Future Of Rare-Earth Mining Project In Question After Greenland's Election

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Tuesday

Giant icebergs float in the fjord in the southern Greenland town of Narsaq, the site of a controversial Australian-led uranium and rare-earth mining project. The open-pit mine has divided opinion on the island, which goes to the polls on Tuesday. NORDFOTO/AP hide caption

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Global Mining Industry Closely Monitors Greenland's Election

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Thursday

Denmark Orders Mink Population Culled After Coronavirus Mutation

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Saturday

After it became clear that his neighborhood would be targeted as part of a sweeping plan to rid the country of immigrant-heavy areas officially designated as "ghettos," Asif Mehmood and 11 of his neighbors filed a lawsuit against the Danish government. Sidsel Overgaard/NPR hide caption

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Facing Eviction, Residents Of Denmark's 'Ghettos' Are Suing The Government

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Wednesday

Denmark Reopens Some Schools But Not Everyone Is Pleased

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Monday

People walk in Frederiksberg Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark, on March 28. Philip Davali/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Friday

People gathered on a square in central Stockholm on Thursday. Janerik Henriksson/TT News Agency/AFP via Getty Ima hide caption

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Monday

Brondby fans scuffle with police during a match between the Copenhagen and Brondby soccer teams at Copenhagen's Telia Parken stadium in 2017. Lars Ronbog/FrontzoneSport via Getty Images hide caption

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A Soccer Team In Denmark Is Using Facial Recognition To Stop Unruly Fans

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Saturday

Greenland Looks To Seize A Spotlight Moment

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Friday

Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen walks with supporters after the election results at Christiansborg Castle in Copenhagen early on Thursday. Philip Davali/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Friday

Sunday

A wild boar at at an enclosure set up by forest rangers in a northwestern district of Berlin in 2017. Denmark is building a $12 million fence in an effort to keep out wild boars from Germany. Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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To Keep African Swine Fever Out, Denmark Is Planning A Southern Boar(der) Fence

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Thursday

Denmark Has An Issue With Its Southern Border — Wild Boars

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Saturday

Anti-Immigrant Party Disrupts Sweden's Usual Politics

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Friday

Sweden Democrats leader Jimmie Åkesson gives a speech in Malmö on Aug. 31. Polls suggest his anti-immigrant party could make a strong showing in Sunday's election. Johan Nilsson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ahead Of Elections, A Swedish City Reflects The Country's Ambivalence On Immigration

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City's Immigrant Issues Change The Tone Of Sweden's Elections

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Thursday

Swedes Told How To Prepare For Security Issues Including War

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Friday

A woman walks in Skovparken, an officially designated "ghetto" in the Danish city of Kolding. Sidsel Overgaard for NPR hide caption

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In Denmark's Plan To Rid Country Of 'Ghettos,' Some Immigrants Hear 'Go Home'

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Wednesday

Sales of McDonald's new soy-based patty have far surpassed estimates in Sweden, where half the population says it's interested in more vegetarian options. Are diners just curious or truly lovin' it? McDonald's Sweden hide caption

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Tuesday

While much of the world gorges on pancakes for Fat Tuesday, the semla is the go-to delicacy of the North, traditionally devoured just before Lent. It takes various forms (and names) throughout Scandinavia. AYImages/Getty Images hide caption

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Thursday

In Denmark, Viral Video Sparks Wave Of Child Pornography Prosecutions

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Friday

Why School Field Trips Are Causing Controversy In Denmark

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