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Georgia, Iceland presidents meet

The first-ever meeting of the Georgian and Iceland presidents took place in France. Salome Zurabishvili and Gvyudni Johannesson met during a working visit to Paris at a forum dedicated to the UNESCO 75th anniversary. At the meeting, the …

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Four-day week deemed 'overwhelming success' in Iceland

Trials of a four-day week in Iceland were an "overwhelming success" and led to many workers moving to shorter hours, researchers have said. The trials, in which workers were paid the same amount for shorter hours, took place …

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Which European country lifts coronavirus restrictions

Iceland became the first country in Europe to lift all internal restrictions on coronavirus. The relevant message was published on the official website of the country’s government. The message reads that 87% of adults in the …

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Russia resumes flights to five countries

Russia is officially resuming air service with Mexico, Iceland, Malta, Portugal, and Saudi Arabia starting Tuesday after flights were suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic last spring, according to a respective decision taken in the middle of …

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Finland retains title as world's happiest country

For the fourth year running, Finland has come out on top in the annual list powered by data from the Gallup World Poll, with Iceland, Denmark, Switzerland, and the Netherlands following in second, third, fourth and fifth position …

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7 countries open to travelers vaccinated against Covid-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the travel industry, countless destinations around the world are rolling out vaccines to their most vulnerable citizens. According to CNN, the UK has already vaccinated over 15 million people, while the US  is currently administering 1.6 million shots a day. Meanwhile, Denmark has announced plans to launch a coronavirus digital passport by the end of February that will act as documentation the holder has been fully vaccinated against Covid-19

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World Cup: Iceland triumphs in 1-1 draw with Argentina

Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup on Saturday, Las Angeles Daily News reports. Messi failed to give his team the lead when his 64th-minute penalty was stopped by Hannes …

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Euro 2016: France beats Iceland 5-2

France put an end to Iceland's Euro 2016 journey, running home 5-2 winners at the Stade de France yesterday. Les Bleus raced into a two goal lead after 20 minutes with goals from Olivier Giroud and Paul Pogba. The hosts then added …

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Russia extends food embargo to 5 countries

Russia has extended its food embargo to 5 countries: Iceland, Montenegro, Albania, Liechtenstein and Ukraine. "The countries' argument for making that decision is that they are obliged to enter ...

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