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Woman Was Thrown Into Ocean, Autopsy Says, in Murder That Shook Iceland Click Here to Open in a New Window
A leaked autopsy report in the rare killing says that Birna Brjansdottir was alive when she was thrown, but it was not clear if the killer knew that or if she was conscious.
Killing of a Young Woman Grips Iceland Click Here to Open in a New Window
A nation where killings are rare was transfixed by the mystery of a young woman’s disappearance and shaken when her body turned up on a beach.
Iceland Forms Coalition Government After Months of Talks Click Here to Open in a New Window
The agreement no doubt came as a relief to many in the island nation, but the lineup of the new administration dashed hopes of radical change.
Iceland Recovers, and Reykjavik Becomes a Hive of Development Click Here to Open in a New Window
Spurred by a boom in tourism, construction projects downtown are aimed at transforming the area into a destination to live, work and play.
On an Island Named for Ice, the Poets Are Just Getting Warmed Up Click Here to Open in a New Window
In Iceland, people of all ages and every walk of life compose and publish verse. Cold, damp weather and long winter nights may be among the reasons.
Secret to Iceland’s Tourism Boom? A Financial Crash and a Volcanic Eruption Click Here to Open in a New Window
Two catastrophes — a 2008 crash that made the country cheap for visitors and a 2010 blast that put it on the map — transformed the island into a top destination.
Croatia Beats Iceland Before a Crowd of Zero Click Here to Open in a New Window
Marcelo Brozovic scored twice as Croatia beat Iceland, 2-0, in Zagreb on Saturday and opened up a lead at the top of European Group I in World Cup qualifying.
Europe’s Mosquito-Free Island Paradise: Iceland Click Here to Open in a New Window
No one knows for sure why mosquitoes have never spread to Iceland. If climate is the reason, look out: It’s changing.
Iceland’s Prime Minister Resigns, After Pirate Party Makes Strong Gains Click Here to Open in a New Window
The anti-establishment party came in second place, while the center-right Progressive Party shrank to eight seats from 19 in the 63-seat Parliament.
Populist Wave Likely to Lift Iceland’s Pirate Party Click Here to Open in a New Window
The anti-establishment party is poised to make big gains in Iceland’s general election, with voters expressing anger over government corruption.





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