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Denmark plans to isolate unwanted migrants on a small island - Dotemirates
04/12/2018

Denmark plans to isolate unwanted migrants on a small island

Denmark plans to isolate unwanted migrants on a small islandMartin Selsoe Sorensen, The New York Times Denmark plans to house the country’s most unwelcome foreigners in a most unwelcoming place: a tiny, hard-to-reach island that now holds the laboratories, stables and crematory of a centre for researching contagious animal diseases. As if to make the message clearer, one of the two ferries that serve the island is called the Virus.“They are unwanted in Denmark, and they will feel that,” Inger Stojberg, the country's immigration minister, wrote on Facebook.On Friday, the centre-right government and the right-wing Danish People’s Party announced an...


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Trump lashes out at 'treasonous' officials after McCabe interview

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Indian Film Association announces ban on Pakistani artists

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India says two masterminds of Kashmir bombing killed in clash

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18/02/2019

Pakistan recalls envoy from India amid tensions

Pakistan has recalled its ambassador in New Delhi for consultations amid escalating tensions with India, Pakistan's foreign office spokesman said on Monday. "We have called back our High Commissioner in India for consultations. He left New Delhi this morning," Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal said on Twitter. We have called back our HIgh Commissioner in India for consultations. He left New Delhi this morning . - Dr Mohammad Faisal (@ForeignOfficePk) February 18, 2019 India recalled its ambassador to Pakistan last week to discuss Pakistan relations in the wake of a suicide bombing in the Kashmir region that killed 49 Indian...
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Owner of New Delhi hotel where fire killed 17 arrested

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Court Orders Arrest Of Ex-Maldives President Abdulla Yameen

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