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Danish prime minister: ‘Saddened and shaken’ after attack

Danish prime minister: ‘Saddened and shaken’ after attack

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen made her first remarks after a man attacked her in central Copenhagen and led her to be treated in hospital for a minor whiplash injury. Frederiksen expressed her gratitude on Instagram for the many messages of support following Friday’s incident. “It’s incredibly touching,” she wrote Saturday evening. “I am saddened...

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Norway to recognize Palestinian statehood on May 28, PM says

Norway to recognize Palestinian statehood on May 28, PM says

Norway will formally recognize Palestinian statehood on May 28, Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said on Wednesday, in a move staunchly opposed by Israel. The Nordic country’s announcement comes amid a broader push within several European countries, such as Ireland, to recognize Palestine as a state, believing it will advance the prospects for peace in...

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Report: Accident involving helicopter with Iran’s president on board

Report: Accident involving helicopter with Iran’s president on board

A helicopter with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on board had to make an emergency landing in the west of the country on Sunday, state media reported. It was initially unclear whether Raisi was injured in the accident. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian was also reportedly on board. Some media reported a “hard landing,” others a...