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12 hrs ago | Iceland Review
The message of a letter handed to an employee of the U.S. Embassy in ReykjavA k during a demonstration against the U.S.' sale of weapons to Israel yesterday has been delivered to the U.S. government in Washington DC, as stated on the embassy's Facebook page .
Iceland has never had an army, except in Vestmannaeyjar , where three or four forks were always ready to meet a foreign invasion, after they were invaded in 1627.
No matter how cold it is, Icelanders can be seen lining up for ice cream throughout the year.
Last weekend members of ICE-SAR search and rescue were called out to assist hikers in different regions of Iceland, as well as drivers who had run into difficulties.
The lesson comes too late for the United States, but there it is: after the US abandoned its military base and its foreign policy influence in Iceland in 2006, both Russia and China are now showing how keen they are to fill the void and take advantage of the growing strategic importance of the island nation at the edge of the Arctic Circle.
Moon upon moon ago, the editors at Le Monde, that bible for Paris's hard Left, once ran a movie critique under the disconsolate headline "Why the Filipino cinema isn't very interesting."
In the dog days of summer, one of the best ways to escape the heat is by reading books set in colder climes.
Nunavut, Iqaluit, a territorial capital in a G7 nation, is an Arctic boomtown perched on the northern shores of Frobisher Bay - but the Nunavut town's waterfront has scarcely changed since English explorer Martin Frobisher sailed into the inlet in 1576.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:28 pm
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