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  1. Cold comfort in chilliest capital Ulan BatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Star Online

    ... figures, Ulan Bator's average annual temperature is -2.4C, well below the 2.7C of Kazakhstan's Astana, Reykjavik in Iceland at 4.4C and Moscow, which enjoys a comparatively balmy 5.0C. "Horse and lamb are very good for surviving the winter. Sheep ...

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  2. EAB New Energy Interested in Wind Farm in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Iceland Review

    Germany-based company EAB New Energy Europe has expressed interest in cooperating with Nor ur ing municipality in Northeast Iceland on establishing a wind farm in the vicinity of Husavik, as discussed in a meeting last week. A memorandum of understanding was submitted at the meeting, which means that the collaboration has entered a formal process.

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  3. Iceland 2015: Auroral storm 7Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Astronomy

    Auroral storm, east of Reykjavik, Iceland, March 17, 2015; shot by David J. Eicher with a Canon 6D camera, 12mm lens at f/5, and 8-second exposure at ISO 25600

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  4. One of the greatest auroral storms I have ever seen in my lifeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Astronomy

    Late in the day on Tuesday, March 17, on Iceland's south shore, Astronomy 's 2015 eclipse tour group stopped for a wonderful dinner. We had lobster and all manner of trimmings in huge bowls in a lovely roadside inn after a very long day of touring spectacular sights .

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  5. Iceland's South Shore and lecturesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Astronomy

    On Tuesday, March 17, we donned our green and went exploring along Iceland's southern coastline, seeing an incredible array of waterfalls, an immense ice-capped volcanic caldera, some beautiful historical villages and museums, and other treasures. But first, we endured lectures by myself and noted astroimager Dennis Mammana.

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  6. Ambassador: No Serbians among victims in TunisiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | B92

    ... has welcomed the OSCE Permanent Council's decision to extend the mandate of the mission to Ukraine. REYKJAVIK -- Iceland's authorities announced late on Thursday that the country's bid to join the EU as a member had been withdrawn. MOSCOW -- ...

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  7. This Play Goes Inside the Mind of Chess Champion Bobby FischerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | LA Weekly

    Aging chess champion Bobby Fischer plays a final game against an enigmatic woman in The Game Against Bobby Fischer , a world premiere at the Secret Rose Theatre. The Game Against Bobby Fischer , a new play written by Dennis Richard and directed by Gregory Fuller at the Secret Rose Theatre, purports to enter the troubled mind of renowned American World Chess Champion Bobby Fischer as he approaches his final days in his adopted home of Reykjavik, Iceland.

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  8. Ryanair Plans For $30 Roundtrips ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MediaPost

    ... '70s. More recent attempts are still flying, although at nowhere near the discount Ryanair will purportedly offer. Iceland's Wow this morning is offering a 188.88 fare between London and Boston via Reykjavik (on April 10, with apparently one seat ...

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  9. For the Solid Core of #CoolFeminism, Check IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Women's eNews

    At a small but exuberant sideline event of the U.N.'s big annual gathering on the status of global women's rights, panelists from Iceland reflected on their tiny country's outsized leadership in women-friendly reforms. The panel, "#CoolFeminism: Exploring Ideas from the North," lined up five female speakers and gathered about 100 attendees in the auditorium during this year's U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, taking place March 9-20.

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  10. Nikolic and Dodik to attend Victory Day parade in MoscowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | B92

    ... has welcomed the OSCE Permanent Council's decision to extend the mandate of the mission to Ukraine. REYKJAVIK -- Iceland's authorities announced late on Thursday that the country's bid to join the EU as a member had been withdrawn. MOSCOW -- ...

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  11. Cold comfort in Ulan Bator, world's chilliest capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... average annual temperature is -2.4 degrees C (28 F), well below the 2.7 C of Kazakhstan's Astana, Reykjavik in Iceland at 4.4 C and Moscow, which enjoys a comparatively balmy 5.0 C. "Horse and lamb are very good for surviving the winter. Sheep find ...

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  12. Biggest Iceland Bank Readies for New Krona Regime: Nordic CreditRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Washington Post

    Iceland's biggest bank has taken the necessary steps to hedge against the market swings that would follow an exit from capital controls. Landsbankinn hf now has foreign-currency assets that almost match its foreign-exchange deposits, Chief Executive Officer Steinthor Palsson said in an interview in Reykjavik.

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  13. Ythan Fiddlers say 'thank you' with concertRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Ellon Times

    ... for last summer's Canada trip. The group started their trip with an impromptu session at Reykjavik Airport in Iceland where the group had a short stop-over between flights. The first day saw the fiddlers' team up with the local Scottish Country ...

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  14. Lithuanian PM and Iceland's president discussed Nordic-Baltic cooperation prioritiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius has met with President of the Republic of Iceland, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, for a working lunch to discuss the Nordic-Baltic cooperation, the economic situation in the region and relevant security issues, reported BC government's press service.... Read more...

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  15. Mauritius has Africa's top airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Iol.co.za

    Getting through an airport might not be the most exciting part of a holiday, but it's unavoidable if you want to travel. According to passengers who voted in the Airport Service Quality Awards, the best European airport for customer service is Keflavik International Airport in Reykjavik, Iceland, with Moscow Sheremetyevo, Porto, Malta and Zurich completing the top five.

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  16. All roads out of Reykjavik in Iceland closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | CNN

    I took this video this morning few miles east of Reykjavik , and you can see that the big trucks where having problems and had to get assistance from big machines to pull them out of the snow . Here is a link to the road map , and it show how all the roads are closed - and it is in english Select one of the options below.

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  17. Winter Melodies: Eight Takeaways from S nar ReykjavikRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | XLR8R

    Late last month, XLR8R made the journey to Reykjavik, Iceland-the world's most northerly capital city, no less-to take in the sounds, sights and smells of SA3nar Reykjavik . These days there are a host of SA3nar festivals away from the event's original Barcelona home, and this was one of three Nordic editions in the space of a few weeks, with SA3nar Stockholm taking place over the same weekend, and SA3nar Copenhagen scheduled for mid-March.

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  18. Grybauskaite: 25 years ago, Iceland was the first to recognize the re-independent state of LithuaniaRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    President Dalia Grybauskaite met with President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson of Iceland who had arrived in Lithuania for an official visit.

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  19. More women trafficked to Nordic countries for labour, marriage - policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Star Online

    ... with the women's consent, cases are difficult to prosecute, Lorvik said. This kind of cooperation has resulted in Iceland's first convictions in a human trafficking case in 2010, said Berglind Eyjolfsdottir, detective inspector of Reykjavik ...

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  20. Medics warn against dangerous at-home 'bottle lip' jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Metro

    In an effort to get a Kylie Jenner-worthy pout, some women have been turning to at-home lip jobs, also known as 'bottle lips'. 24-year-old Aussie student Brittany Forster's lip-job fail went viral last month, and now more cautionary tales are popping up - including Yrja As Baldvinsdottir and her sister Birgitta As, from Reykjavik, Iceland.

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