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Iceland is great for women, but its no feminist paradise
Though we have the smallest gender gap between men and women, pay disparity proves we are not yet equal On Tuesday it was reported that Iceland has topped the charts for the sixth consecutive year as the country with the smallest gender gap between men and women, taking into account four key measures: political empowerment; educational attainment; economic participation and opportunity; and ...(10/28/2014 1:19:39 PM)
Iceland beats Netherlands 2-0 in Euro qualifier
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson scored both goals Monday as Iceland pulled off a shock 2-0 defeat of the Netherlands in a European Championship qualifier to hand new coach Guus Hiddink his third loss in four matches since taking over after the World Cup.(10/13/2014 5:36:59 PM)
Wow Air plans no-frills flights between Iceland and Boston, Baltimore
Low-cost carrier Wow Air will begin flying between Reykjavik and the East Coast with connections to European cities in the spring. Airfares start at $99 each way.(10/27/2014 11:07:54 AM)
Iceland Health(R) Introduces Axial Rx(TM)
Iceland Health, known for its premium, omega-3 based products, launches Axial Rx™, a patent-pending joint health formula. Axial Rx is designed to help provide relief from joint discomfort in as little ...(10/14/2014 1:30:00 PM)
Iceland Beats Israel in First Euro 2016 Handball Qualifier
The Icelandic national team in men’s handball was off to a flying start in the first game in the 2016 European Championship qualifiers, winning by 17 goals over Israel in Laugardalshöll arena in Reykjavík yesterday evening. The final score was 36-19 for Iceland.(10/30/2014 10:36:49 AM)
Iceland shuts down 'Islamic State' website
Reykjavik (AFP) - Iceland has closed down a website believed to be used by the jihadist organisation Islamic State and which showed the murder of hostages, the authority responsible for the country's Internet domain name ".is" said Monday.(10/13/2014 4:28:26 PM)
Iceland Sep Producer Prices Rise At Slower Rate
Iceland's producer price increased at a slower rate in September, data released by Statistics Iceland showed on Thursday.(10/30/2014 6:24:11 AM)
Sigurdsson carries Iceland to stunning upset win over Netherlands
Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson scored both goals Monday as Iceland beat the Netherlands 2-0 in a European Championship qualifier to hand new coach Guus Hiddink his third loss in four matches since taking over after the World Cup.(10/13/2014 5:12:48 PM)
China names new envoy to Iceland after Japan spying report
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed China's new ambassador to Iceland, a month after overseas Chinese media reported that the previous envoy had been arrested for passing secrets to Japan. The announcement by China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday was the first official confirmation that Beijing had replaced its previous envoy to Iceland, Ma Jisheng. New York-based ...(10/16/2014 10:16:54 PM)
So, remember that volcano in Iceland? It's still erupting like crazy
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has now emitted the most lava of any volcano in that geologically active country since at least 1947, and continues with no sign of stopping. The volcano is also emitting clouds of toxic sulfur dioxide gases, which have made it all the way to Europe at times, thanks to northwesterly winds The eruption is taking place in an old lava field known as Holuhraun, and ...(10/28/2014 6:58:47 PM)
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