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Local news for Reykjavik, Iceland continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Saturday | Breitbart.com

Iceland Could Become Russia and China's 'Secret Weapon' Against U.S.

The lesson comes too late for the United States, but there it is: after the US abandoned its military base and its foreign policy influence in Iceland in 2006, both Russia and China are now showing how keen they are to fill the void and take advantage of the growing strategic importance of the island nation at the edge of the Arctic Circle.

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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Iceland, South Korea, Vladimir Putin

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The American Conservative

Icelandic Heavy Metal Grief

Moon upon moon ago, the editors at Le Monde, that bible for Paris's hard Left, once ran a movie critique under the disconsolate headline "Why the Filipino cinema isn't very interesting."

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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Iceland, Agriculture, Science

Iceland Review

Half of Iceland's 30 Highest Earners Live in Reykjavik

Of the 30 individuals to have paid the highest tax in Iceland this year, 15 are registered as living in Reykjavik while nine live in neighboring towns: four in Kopavogur, three in Gar abaer and two in Hafnarfjor ur, mbl.is reports.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News, Arctic Region

Travel + Leisure

Visit Dream Destinations in 15 Seconds

Diving off a cliff in Croatia. Tracking a leopard in Kenya. Watching Buckingham Palace's Changing of the Guard.

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Iceland Review

Thousands in Reykjavik Protest Attacks in Gaza

An estimated 3,000 people gathered in IngA3lfstorg square in downtown ReykjavA k yesterday evening to protest the ongoing Israeli military operationsa in Gaza.

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland, Israel, Middle East

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Competitor Magazine

Iceland's Hinriksdottir Leads 800m Qualifiers At Junior Worlds

Despite being 3,845 miles from her home in Reykjavik, Iceland, Anita Hinriksdottir looked quite comfortable racing on the famed oval at Hayward Field Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers

In the dog days of summer, one of the best ways to escape the heat is by reading books set in colder climes.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News, Arctic Region

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Forbes.com

5 Life Lessons From The 'World's Coolest Mayor'

In mid-2009 Jon Gnarr was an Icelandic comedian and punk-rock singer far removed from any political aspirations or office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, World News, Iceland, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Sun Jul 20, 2014

MacLeans

Jon Gnarr, Iceland's most unlikely of mayors

It will come as no surprise to Canadians that a standup comic could become mayor of a city.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

National Public Radio

Mammut On World Cafe

World Cafe 's week-long series Sense of Place: Iceland draws to a close with an unexpected treat.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel, World News, Iceland, Weather

UTV

Iceland link 'could boost NI tourism'

Twice weekly EasyJet flights from Belfast International to Reykjavik not only offers holidaymakers here another getaway location but will offer Icelanders a chance to shop in Northern Ireland.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News, Arctic Region

Scientific American

How to Be a Better Traveler

Before we had kids, my husband and I loved to travel - he proposed to me on a bench in Reykjavik after a road trip across southern Iceland, and we spent our first anniversary jumping into natural freshwater pools on the Mexican Riviera.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Iceland, World News, University of Washington

Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Public Radio

Five Essential Icelandic Albums From World Cafe

On World Cafe 's Sense of Place: Iceland trip, we felt inspired during our visit to Reykjavik's famed 12 Tonar Records.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Iceland Review

Sunshine in North and East Iceland, Not Reykjav k

The sun will be shining in North and East Iceland, while Iceland's capital region will not see proper sunshine, apart from a few hours here and there, until July 25, according to the long-term forecast on the website of the Norwegian Meteorological Institution, yr.no .

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Arctic Region, Europe Travel, Iceland, Iceland Travel

Tue Jul 15, 2014

National Public Radio

Arsti ir On World Cafe

On today's episode, we hear the first of the live sessions World Cafe recorded during its Sense of Place trip to Iceland in June.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel, Iceland, World News

Greene Publishing, Inc.

National Security: Reykjavik

Former Arms Control director Ken Adelman has written a new book about an important event three decades ago: "Reagan at Reykjavik: 48 Hours that Ended the Cold War."

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Circulation

Pulse Pressure Relation to Aortic and Left Ventricular Structure in...

From the Cardiovascular Engineering, Inc, Norwood, MA ; Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur, Iceland ; Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands ; University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland ; and National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD .

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Related Topix: Norwood, MA, World News, Iceland

Iceland Review

Justin Timberlake's Iceland Concert Streamed Live

Justin Timberlake's sold out show in Kopavogur, a town just outside Reykjavik, on August 24 will be broadcast live around the world via a new website, Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Iceland Review

Search and Rescue Assist Troubled Hikers

A man was found injured in the remote Jokulfir ir in the West Fjords today. The hiker was poorly equipped and slipped in and out of consciousness.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel, Iceland, World News

Arab Times

'Boyhood' simple story

A balm for the harried soul, " Land Ho! " is part travelogue, part therapy session.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News, Arts, Theater

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