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

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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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Denmark Orders Mink Population Culled After Coronavirus Mutation

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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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Denmark Reopens Some Schools But Not Everyone Is Pleased

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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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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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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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Greenland Looks To Seize A Spotlight Moment

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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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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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Denmark Has An Issue With Its Southern Border — Wild Boars

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