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  1. Details: IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Star Tribune

    Icelandair, Iceland's national airline, offers seasonal nonstop flights to Keflavik International Airport from 12 gateways in North America, including the Twin Cities. Between mid-October and mid-May, Icelandair's timetable lists no flights from MSP, but you can get to Iceland in winter via other gateway cities.


  2. PN1151Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Robert C. Barber, of Massachusetts, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iceland. February 04, 2014 - Placed on Senate Executive Calendar.


  3. SeaWorld CEO Jim Atchison To Step Down As Park Attendance DropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Switched

    Jim Atchison speaks during a news conference at the killer whale underwater viewing area of SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Feb. 26, 2010. PORTLAND, Ore.


  4. Visit spectacular IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Fenland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. With its extreme northerly location the quality of the light throughout the year is very striking; in the summer months you will experience 24 hours of daylight and in the winter months the extraordinary phenomenon of the Northern Lights! There is also a dramatic variety of scenery and wildlife from whales and artic birds which congregate near Akureyri in the north of the island during the summer, to the lunar landscapes of the south marked with glaciers and volcanoes.


  5. Bus Passengers Tend to Rural Car Accident VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Iceland Review

    "We at Straeto bs want to express our thanks to the passengers on route 57A on its way to Akureyri around the middle of yesterday, for their assistance and patience regarding the situation which arose on the way north," a statement from the Reykjavik bus company says. Bus number 57A, on its way to the northern town of Akureyri, drove past the scene of an accident near the farm Vagla, near Blonduhli , northwest Iceland.


  6. Iceland. You had me at "ice."Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Daily Kos

    First, I want to thank fellow Daily Kos member, Rei , for the excellent volcano reporting from Iceland. I try to keep up with the posts as much as possible, and I have found them to be very, very interesting and informative.


  7. Greenland, Alaska elections bolster Arctic resource extractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    Voters in Greenland and Alaska went to the polls in November, electing politicians from parties in favor of natural resource extraction in both places. The elections in each Arctic polity were tightly contested, producing mind-bogglingly close results.


  8. West Melville Metals Inc.: Positive Results for Phase #1...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Market Wire

    West Melville Metals Inc. today announced that the first phase of the metallurgical test work being conducted on the Isortoq Project by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Perth, Australia has been successfully completed. A simple beneficiation process yields a clean, high grade concentrate .


  9. Flight check: London to Keflavik on WOW AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    The plane: As we board the plane, a song with the chorus "I don't want to die" is piped through the cabin of the Airbus A320. This must be the WOW factor.


  10. Iceland's Floating Northern Lights Tour Is The Definition Of EpicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Switched

    We knew Iceland was both magical and relaxing , but this takes the country's natural wonders to a whole. new. level.


  11. The danger of electronic chartsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Captain JP's log

    Electronic charts are great - I like them so much I must have bought Iceland about 3 times - for iPhone, iPad and iNavX. But they have a gotcha that can get even the best navigators, as the Volvo Ocean Race 's Team Vesta found out to their cost - see this post on SA via Noodle .


  12. Iceland Travel Deals Shine On Board the Ocean DiamondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | PRWeb

    Only here will Iceland visitors find sights like the Lake Myvatn region, said to be the meeting point between Heaven and Hell... As travellers prepare to flee the snow, Goway is looking ahead to summer with new Iceland cruise departures, including incentives for early bookers. An Iceland tour is exciting at any time of year.


  13. Can Greenland Race Ahead?Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Foreign Affairs

    Prime Minister Aleqa Hammond arrived at the opening ceremony for this fall's session of the Greenlandic parliament smiling and waving to the people. Everything seemed to be going according to tradition.


  14. Did it tough stance on rare earth minerals cost the opposition the Greenlandic election?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Copenhagen Post

    Greenland's ruling Siumut party narrowly won the unscheduled elections that were called two months ago when its leader, the former premier Aleqa Hammond, was forced to resign amid allegations that she misused public funds. The results on Saturday confirmed that the incumbent party beat the left-leaning Inuit Ataqatigiit by 326 public votes, which means Kim Kielsen will continue as premier a post he has filled since On an island where low-commodity prices have left ballyhooed mining projects languishing, analysts had predicted that the party with the strongest economic message would emerge victorious.


  15. Greenland's governing party scores slim victory, coalition talks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | CBC News

    A Greenlandic woman casts here vote in Nuuk on March 12, 2013. On Friday, the ruling Siumut party narrowly won the election, but will have to form a coalition to govern.


  16. Search and Rescue Saves Tourists from Highland RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Iceland Review

    Search and rescue association Blanda from Blonduos, Northwest Iceland, was called out shortly after 3 am last night because of a small rental Renault Megane which was stuck on the highland road across Kjolur north of Hveravellir. The two men in the car, tourists from Switzerland, were on their way between Reykjavik and Akureyri and believed that the Kjolur road was passable, reports.


  17. Capturing carbon at the edge of the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Toronto Star

    "Unfortunately, most projects in the pipeline are not getting out of the pipeline. They've been dying recently."


  18. For the Love Ice Cream: Iceland's Five Best ParlorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Iceland Review

    Icelanders love to have ice cream, all year. asked 24 ice cream experts where the best ice cream can be found in the land of ice.


  19. Mining boom at stake, Greenland votes amid turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Vallejo News

    Greenland's hopes of a mining boom are shrouded in uncertainty as voters on the ice-capped Arctic island decide Friday who will replace a local government that collapsed after its leader admitted to using taxpayers' money for private trips. The fall of Premier Aleqa Hammond's government last month came at a bad time for the semi-autonomous Danish territory, which needs foreign investments to kick-start the mineral exploration that many Greenlanders hope will pave the way for independence.


  20. Ethiopia, Icelander firm negotiate geothermal power generationRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Newstime Africa

    The Ethiopian government and Reykjavik, a joint venture of U.S.-Icelandic geothermal development company, are negotiating on a detailed power purchase agreement to generate geothermal energy, an Ethiopian spokesperson has said. "The negotiation is expected to be finalized by December 2014," Bizuneh Tolcha, spokesperson for the Ministry of Water, Energy and Irrigation, told The Anadolu Agency on Saturday.