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Despite an unprecedented turnout of Danish Muslims, Denmark's Social Democrats are likely to take power after wooing populist supporters with anti-immigration rhetoric.

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Denmark full-face veil ban met with protests

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Denmark full-face veil ban met with protests

Amnesty International condemned the law as a "discriminatory violation of women's rights", especially against Muslim women who choose to wear the full-face veils.

How will Europe deal with returning IS fighters?

Stasa Salacanin

How will Europe deal with returning IS fighters?

In-depth: In the aftermath of the Islamic State group's defeat, the question remains what to do with captured and returning fighters and their ...

Inside the counter-extremism programme that is preventing terrorism

Jamil Hussein

Inside the counter-extremism programme that is preventing terrorism

In-depth: Has a city in Denmark cracked the puzzle of fighting terrorism?

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China's Ai Weiwei pulls works from Denmark

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said he would withdraw from two exhibitions in Denmark to protest against a law that included rules on confiscating valuables from refugees.

Imogen Lambert

Britons returning from Syria fighting mired in legal uncertainty

Feature: UK officials are trying to pass ever-stronger laws to strip citizenship from those suspected of fighting in Syria, ignoring other ...

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UK proposes controversial laws to combat extremism

The UK government is set to propose highly controversial laws it says are needed to combat extremism, amid concerns that they infringe ...

Zak Brophy

Western governments struggle to cope with their returning 'jihadists'

With thousands of mostly young Muslim men flooding into Syria and Iraq, governments across the world are struggling with how best to deal with ...

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