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16th Century Treasure Trove Found on Danish island

Denmark's National Museum has announced on Thursday a major treasure trove of 16th century coins on the small island of Moen in the southeast of the country.

"This is a find of exciting proportions," National Museum Numismatist Michael Maercher said in a video interview posted on the museum website from the Moen site.

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Clinton in Denmark in Scandinavia Tour

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Copenhagen Wednesday on a trip to consult key U.S. allies and partners in Scandinavia on issues ranging from Syria, to the Arctic and the environment.

Denmark was the first stop on a nine day trip that will also take her to Norway, Sweden, Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan.

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Denmark Arrests 2 Somali Brothers for Plotting Terror Attack

Two Danish brothers of Somali origin have been arrested in Denmark suspected of plotting a terror attack, the country's intelligence police PET said Tuesday.

"It is PET's opinion that with the arrests we have avoided a concrete act of terror," PET said in a statement.

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Danish Cartoonist Attacker Has 10-Year Sentence Confirmed

The Somali man who attacked a Danish cartoonist for caricaturing the Prophet Mohammed will serve 10 years in prison before being expelled from Denmark, the Supreme Court confirmed Wednesday.

"There is no reason to change the 10-year prison sentence," Denmark's highest court ruled, stressing that Mohammed Geele, who attacked cartoonist Kurt Westergaard at his home on January 1, 2010, with an axe, was guilty of "attempted terrorism".

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Denmark’s Noma Named World Best Restaurant, Again

Denmark's Noma restaurant has been named the best in the world for a third year running in an international survey that also gave top rankings to establishments in Spain, Brazil and Italy.

The Copenhagen restaurant, serving Nordic specialties in a quayside warehouse, topped the World's 50 Best Restaurants list compiled for a 10th year by more than 800 international experts for Britain's Restaurant magazine.

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Trio Arrested in Denmark Charged with Arms Offences

Three people arrested in Copenhagen on suspicion of planning a "terrorist act" were charged with illegal weapons possession and placed in custody Saturday, Danish police said.

Copenhagen police official Kristian Aaskov told Agence France Presse by telephone they had been remanded for 26 days, including 12 in solitary confinement.

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Trio Arrested in Denmark for Suspected Terror Plot

Three people were arrested in Copenhagen on Friday suspected of planning a "terrorist act", Danish intelligence agency PET said.

A 22-year-old Jordanian citizen and a 23-year-old Turkish citizen -- both Danish residents -- as well as a Dane living in Egypt, are "suspected of being illegally in possession of automatic weapons and munitions and are also suspected of preparing a terrorist act," the agency said in a statement.

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3 Terror Suspects Arrested in Denmark

Three men have been arrested in the Danish capital on suspicion of plotting a terror act after police found them in possession of automatic firearms and ammunition, Denmark's intelligence service said Friday.

The Security and Intelligence Service, or PET, said the men were arrested in two separate locations in Copenhagen in connection with an ongoing terror investigation.

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Four Deny Danish Newspaper 'Massacre Plot'

Four men pleaded not guilty Friday as they went on trial in Denmark for a suspected plot to massacre the staff of a newspaper that first published controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

Sahbi Ben Mohamed Zalouti, Munir Awad and Omar Abdalla Aboelazm, all Swedish citizens of Tunisian, Lebanese and Moroccan origin respectively, along with a Tunisian national living in Sweden, Mounir Ben Mohamed Dhahri, face charges of "attempted terrorism."

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Denmark Seeks Custody of Bahraini Hunger Striker

Bahrain is examining a request to transfer to Denmark a jailed Shiite activist who has been on hunger strike for almost two months, who is also a Danish citizen, the BNA news agency reported Saturday.

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