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Icelandic government topples
Icelandic government topples
Icelandic Prime Minister Geir Haarde announced on Monday the immediate resignation of his government in the wake of the country's dire economic...
Spectacular sights to be seen in Iceland
Spectacular sights to be seen in Iceland
Polar lights offer a grandiose spectacle especially when observed from a 37-degrees-Celsius thermal bath at air temperatures of below zero.
Chess genius Bobby Fischer: From hero to fugitive
Chess genius Bobby Fischer: From hero to fugitive
Bobby Fischer, who died on January 17 aged 64, was a high school dropout who may have been the greatest chess player of all time, but ended his...
Alternative beauty contest to challenge ideals
Alternative beauty contest to challenge ideals
An alternative beauty pageant to be held in a remote Icelandic town will reward contestants' wrinkles, saggy breasts and other bodily imperfections...
Iceland in crisis over controversial media law
Iceland in crisis over controversial media law
Iceland was embroiled in a political crisis on Monday as the country's president appeared poised to veto a media law proposed by the government, a...
Iceland plans whaling for 'scientific research'
Iceland plans whaling for 'scientific research'
Environmentalists and the tourist industry on Thursday criticised Iceland's decision to resume limited whaling, saying it was unnecessary and could...
Nato meets to forge new ties
Nato meets to forge new ties
A day after the US and Russia agreed to a landmark cut in nuclear warheads, Nato foreign ministers met to seal an accord with Moscow to bury Cold...
Africans work to improve fish exports to Europe
Africans work to improve fish exports to Europe
When the European Union banned exports of fish from Lake Victoria during the 1990s, it highlighted the economic significance of regional fishery...
Former chess champion Bobby Fischer dies
Former chess champion Bobby Fischer dies
Chess legend Bobby Fischer, whose tortured genius earned him both worldwide acclaim and disdain, has died at the age of 64 at his home in Iceland....

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