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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish man convicted of torturing and murdering a Swedish journalist on his homemade submarine made a dramatic but brief escape from a suburban Copenhagen prison Tuesday, reportedly taking a hostage to break out before police recaptured him. Peter Madsen was quickly apprehended near the Herstedvester prison where he is serving a life sentence for the killing of Kim Wall. Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup called the escape attempt “very serious.”“It goes without saying that convicted prisoners who have committed the worst possible crimes should not be able to escape from the custody of the authorities,” Haekkerup tweeted.
Aditi Ashok of India kept the nation’s hopes alive in women’s golf, ending at No. 17 after the second round. Dalilah Muhammad becomes first Japan ’s Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsutomo beat Denmark ’s Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christina Pedersen to bag gold in women’s badminton doubles.
The Denmark Open is a HSBC World Tour Super 750 tournament. Held since 1935 as an annual badminton tournament by Danmarks Badminton Forbund the tournament has been hosted in eleven different locations.
Former world champion Nozomi Okuhara set-up a Denmark Open final against Carolina Marin on Saturday, giving a boost to Japanese badminton after a host of their top names had opted out of the tournament.
Okuhara defeated Michelle Li of Canada, 21-10, 21-7 while three-time world champion and Olympic gold medallist Marin of Spain enjoyed a 21-17 21-11 victory over Germany's Yvonne Li.
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Last month, Japanese lawmaker Mio Sugita caused outrage on social media when she said that some women lie about sexual assaults. © Motoo Naka/AFLO/Alamy Japan's member of the House of Representatives Mio Sugita attends at the opening of the extraordinary Diet session in Tokyo, Japan on October 24, 2018. "Women can tell as many lies as they want," Sugita was reported to have said at a ruling party parliamentary meeting on 2021 budgets to promote gender equality.
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"I decided to attend the Denmark Open because Marin was attending too, so I am happy I have reached the final and will be able to play against her," said Okuhara.
She is one of the few Japanese players who made the trip to Europe after officials pulled a number of top prospects including world champion Kento Momota.
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In the men's final, Anders Antonsen and Rasmus Gemke will meet in an all-Danish affair.
Antonsen went into his semi-final against Taiwan's Chou Tien Chen having won only one of eight previous clashes but came through 21-17, 21-15.
Gemke had never won a match in three against Kenta Nishimoto but saw off the fourth-seeded Japanese player, 21-14, 21-17.
"He had a new plan for me. He played with a different tempo, different skill, so it was tough to play," said Chou.
"It was tough from the back court. He wasn't very fast, but his tempo was good, and it was tough to follow. But it was a good tournament, and I will go back to training harder."
China Urges Japan to Reflect After Suga’s Shrine Offering .
(Bloomberg) -- China criticized Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for sending an offering to a shrine for Japanese war dead, saying it was a “negative action” and that the country should reflect on its war history. Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian was responding to a question about Suga’s offering to the Yasukuni shrine, reported by Japanese broadcaster NHK on Saturday. The shrine honors 14 men convicted as war criminals and has long been a source of tension with China and others in the region who see it as a symbol of Japan’s past military aggression.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2020 Bloomberg L.P.
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