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  1. Dutch FA chief wants one term as president to reform FIFARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... his candidacy to FIFA this week with backing from five federations: Belgium, Sweden, Scotland, Romania and the Faroe Islands, as well as the Netherlands. He added that other European federations support him, but he did not name them. He will have to ...

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  2. PHOTOS: Fifteen Trending Places To Visit 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Queerty

    ... Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach Club remain the top accommodations to book while exploring the island. The Faroe Islands , situated between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, will draw visitors for the rare eclipse on March 20th of this ...

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  3. Soccer-Time to oust Blatter and modernise FIFA says Van PraagRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Michael van Praag, the president of the Dutch Football Association , on Wednesday named six countries who are backing his campaign for the FIFA presidency. Speaking at a news conference to formally launch his challenge to incumbent Sepp Blatter, the erudite 67-year-old said he had nominations from Belgium, Sweden, Scotland, Romania, the Faroe Islands and the Netherlands and had sent them to FIFA.

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  4. Figo wants FIFA presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ananova

    Portugal's most-capped player is the fifth man to declare an interest in opposing Sepp Blatter in the May election - and he claims he has the five nominations required to stay in the race beyond Thursday's deadline. The Scottish Football Association is among six FIFA members to nominate Dutch FA boss Michael van Praag - the others being Belgium, Sweden, Romania, Faroe Islands and the Netherlands - while Sky sources understand the Football Association will endorse the candidacy of Jordanian Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein.

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  5. Figo Reveals Plan To Stand For FIFA PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Football365

    Portugal's most-capped player is the fifth man to declare an interest in opposing Sepp Blatter in the May election - and he claims he has the five nominations required to stay in the race beyond Thursday's deadline. The Scottish Football Association is among six FIFA members to nominate Dutch FA boss Michael van Praag - the others being Belgium, Sweden, Romania, Faroe Islands and the Netherlands - while Sky sources understand the Football Association will endorse the candidacy of Jordanian Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein.

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  6. CakeBoxx Technologies and Globe Tracker Collaborate on Smart Container OfferingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Market Wire

    ... now has offices and development centers in Qingdao, China; Copenhagen, Denmark; Reykjavik, Iceland; Torshavn Faroe Islands and Melbourne, Florida in America. For more information: www.Globetracker.com or call Don Miller: 1-800-506-4030 ext. 5 or ...

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  7. In an alternate reality, the Global Game Jam kicks off...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Patch.com

    It started at 5:00 PM around the world Friday. As the 5:00 PM time moved from New Zealand to Korea to India to the Faroe Islands, the UK and eventually the US, participating sites excitedly reported in, the Keynote was shown and the theme was revealed.

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  8. Pamela Anderson Proudly Joins Sea Shepherd's Board of AdvisorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | PressReleasePoint

    ... but she has also bravely fought on the frontlines for change. In the Summer of 2014, Pamela traveled to the Faroe Islands to publicly speak about the brutal mass slaughter of pilot whales known as the Grind. In 2006, the Canadian native spoke up ...

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  9. Safeguarding the ArcticRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Center for American Progress

    ... Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, the United States, and Denmark, including Greenland and the Faroe Islands-and is a powerful platform for shaping how the risks and opportunities of increasing commercial activity at the top of the world are ...

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  10. Familial aggregation of Parkinson's disease in the Faroe Islands.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | CiteULike

    The Faroe Islands are a geographic population isolated in the North Atlantic with a high prevalence of Parkinson's disease . Although environmental risk factors are well described, the familial aggregation of PD on the Islands has yet to be explored.

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  11. Close to One Million Tourists in 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Iceland Review

    ... group of tourists arriving via the NorrA na ferry in SeyA isfjA rA ur, or 42.5 percent. Visitors from the Faroe Islands and Denmark were next on the list, with 12.2 and 11.7 percent respectively. The largest increase in arrivals via KeflavA k ...

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  12. Giant asteroid, green comet Lovejoy and partial solar eclipse - three heavenly spectacles to enjoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Londonderry Today

    ... a helpful viewing chart on the internet. A total solar eclipse on March 20 will be visible from Svalbard and Faroe Islands. The eclipse will be partial for people in Iceland, Europe, northern and eastern Asia and northern and western Africa. The ...

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  13. Squamish makes New York Times' list of 'must-visit' localesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Canada.com

    ... their pants off. What do Italy's Milan, Lower Manhattan, Burgundy in France, Yellowstone National Park, Rome, Faroe Islands, St. Kitts and . . . Squamish have in common? The list, which includes striking photographs of each destination, addresses ...

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  14. 2015 alternative travel trendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Iol.co.za

    ... has only just risen on the year, you may already want to think about it disappearing, albeit fleetingly. The Faroe Islands and Norway's Svalbard archipelago are the only places where you can watch this year's total solar eclipse on 20 March. It ...

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  15. Durban scoops NY Times accoladeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Iol.co.za

    ... are: Milan, Cuba, Philadelphia, Yellowstone National Park, Elqui Valley in Chile, Singapore, Durban, Bolivia, Faroe Islands and Macedonia. "This is very exciting. Durban Tourism has worked hard in positioning Durban as a global destination," said ...

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  16. New Orleans ranked ahead of Paris, behind Cleveland in NYT's '52 Places to Visit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Times-Picayune

    ... they take dining pretty seriously at the Times. That's probably why the newspaper is sending foodies to the Faroe Islands, a rocky archipelago in the chill North Atlantic, which "has emerged in the last five years as possibly the most secluded ...

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  17. Her adventure brings her to the edge of the earthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Weekend Balita

    ... Ethiopia, French Guiana, Surinam, East Timor, Sahara Desert, Alaska, Mauritania, Lebanon, Western Sahara, Faroe Islands, Guam, Rwanda, Hainan Islands, Borneo, Mongolia, Yemen, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbajian, Ghana, Nepal, Guyana, Great Wall of China, ...

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  18. DEMONT: Whatever he's facing, Younger will likely have a hill to climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... to be taken with a grain of salt. Younger, in case you have just gotten back from New Year's somewhere in the Faroe Islands, has taken a leave of absence as energy minister because of an alleged assault he suffered at the hands of a former female ...

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  19. New research to reveal hidden secrets of mysterious Arctic sharkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Copenhagen Post

    ... Greenland sharks are, but we can say for sure they don't only live in Greenland. They've been caught in the Faroe Islands, Canada, Iceland, Svalbard and as far south as the Azores and the Gulf of Mexico." More than scavengers? The research project ...

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  20. Fifa rankings: Black Stars maintain 37th positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Ghanamma.com

    ... The only teams to climb more than three places are Lebanon (122nd, up 4) and Vietnam (133rd, up 4), while the Faroe Islands have achieved their highest-ever position of 103rd since the ranking was introduced in 1993.

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