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ATP Iceland Announces Belle & Sebastian
With memories from the last festival still fresh, organizers of ATP Iceland have already announced the first headliner for next year: Belle & Sebastian will perform at Ásbrú, the former NATO base in Keflavík, on July 2 as part of ATP Iceland 2015.(7/28/2014 7:38:25 AM)
Last Goat Farm in Iceland Awaits Auction
Photo: Páll Stefánsson. The only commercial goat farm in Iceland, which contains about 22 percent of the Icelandic goat population, will be put up for auction in mid-September barring government intervention.(7/29/2014 11:08:37 AM)
Europe’s Largest Whale Museum to Open in Reykjavík
Photo: Whales of Iceland. Whales of Iceland , a museum set to open in Reykjavík in mid-August, will be the largest of its kind in Europe. In total there will be 23 to-scale model whales in its main exhibition, representing every kind of whale found off the shores of Iceland, Morgunblaðið reports.(7/28/2014 3:23:39 PM)
Iceland mulls bond issue as banking crisis abates
Iceland is considering a return to the debt market, according to reports, as efforts to get back on its feet after its financial crash continue.(7/7/2014 7:12:24 AM)
Silicor Materials Selects Iceland Site for First Large-Scale Solar Silicon Plant
Silicor Materials, Inc., the lowest cost manufacturer of high-quality solar silicon and a producer of aluminum by-products, announced today that it has selected a site at the port(7/15/2014 3:16:00 PM)
Iceland mulls bond issue as crisis abates
Iceland is considering a return to the debt market, according to reports, as efforts to get back on its feet after its financial crash continue.(7/7/2014 8:25:43 AM)
Iceland Targets Creditor Writedowns as Accord Sought This Year
Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson said, “We’re trying to maintain stability in Iceland.” Close Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson said, “We’re trying to maintain stability in Iceland.”(7/9/2014 6:10:52 AM)
Startup Sees Iceland As Best Route To Chill Privacy Fears
Sensing increasing public wariness about government snooping on the Internet, a California company is offering to route its encrypted browsing service through Iceland, promising a new layer of security starting  in beta this week.(7/9/2014 9:44:00 AM)
Iceland to Sell Euro Bonds Amid Push to Ease Krona Controls
Iceland is planning to sell six-year euro-denominated bonds to shore up foreign exchange coffers as the government prepares to start phasing out capital controls in place since the country’s economic collapse in 2008.(7/7/2014 7:17:03 AM)
Question of observing Ramadan in Iceland
Iceland is a country the size of the American state, Kentucky, or about 40,000 sq. miles and considered one of the least populated countries of the world. Its capital, Reykjavík is the most northern capital in the world.(7/20/2014 5:28:06 PM)
Source: Yahoo