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Is it volcano season? From Japan to Iceland, scientists probe the reasons why … – National Post

National Post Is it volcano season? From Japan to Iceland, scientists probe the reasons why …National PostThe Earth seems to have been smoking a lot recently. Volcanoes are erupting in Iceland, Hawaii, Indonesia, Ecuador and Mexico right now. Others, in … Continue reading

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Iceland proposal would grant Snowden citizenship – USA TODAY

Sky News Australia Iceland proposal would grant Snowden citizenshipUSA TODAYLONDON (AP) — Some Icelandic lawmakers have introduced a proposal in Parliament to grant citizenship to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who admits to revealing key details of U.S. surveillance … Continue reading

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Iceland proposal would grant Snowden citizenship – USA TODAY

Sky News Australia Iceland proposal would grant Snowden citizenshipUSA TODAYLONDON (AP) — Some Icelandic lawmakers have introduced a proposal in Parliament to grant citizenship to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who admits to revealing key details of U.S. surveillance … Continue reading

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Iceland wins UK compensation battle

Reykjavik victorious in compensation tussle with UK and Netherlands over honouring deposit guarantees for savers in high-interest accounts Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Ex Iceland bank chief convicted of fraud

The trial marks the start of a series of prosecutions brought in Iceland against bankers after the collapse of its three largest lenders forced the Nordic island into an international bailout Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Chinese mogul’s Iceland bid on the rocks

As his controversial $ 9m deal to build a tourist resort in Iceland looks to be unravelling, Chinese real estate tycoon Huang Nubo blames discrimination Financial Times – Asia homepage

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In Iceland, All-Volunteer Force Makes Daring Glacier Rescues

There’s a reason it’s called “Iceland.” It’s covered in glaciers and for much of the year, it’s covered in snow. With long nights, short days and few residents, it can be difficult to get around, and many people get lost. … Continue reading

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Yoko Ono awards Lady Gaga peace prize in Iceland

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) – Pop star Lady Gaga was awarded a peace prize by Yoko Ono in a ceremony in Iceland on Tuesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Yoko Ono awards Lady Gaga peace prize in Iceland

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) – Pop star Lady Gaga was awarded a peace prize by Yoko Ono in a ceremony in Iceland on Tuesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Chinese tycoon has new shot at Iceland land

Chinese tycoon Huang Nubo may get a fresh chance to buy a vast tract of land in Iceland as local municipalities explore ways to circumvent national legislation that scuppered the deal last year Financial Times – Asia homepage

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