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"It is a concern that always when a recession comes the development aid is decreased. That was also done during the first half of the last parliamentary term" says Stefan Ingi Stefansson, the director of UNICEF Iceland, about the budget proposal.

Friday, 20 December 2013 17:51
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"Jesus Christ. I think that we have recordings of all phone calls to and from the Icelandic parliament during the past four months". This text can be found in documents that the US military published on its website and is said to be part of the conversations between Julian Assange and Bradley Manning.

Saturday, 07 December 2013 12:21
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Luis E. Arrega, the American ambassador in Iceland has left the country after three successful years in office. He bids farewell in a motional blog post on his website.

Monday, 25 November 2013 15:21
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The Icelandic Consulate General's office in Nuuk, Greenland, was officially opened last Friday. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Foreign Minister of Iceland, attended the opening with leaders of the government in Greenland.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 21:17
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The Welfare committee of Reykjavík City has agreed to work with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs on receiving up to seven refugees through the project Queer Refugees.

Sunday, 10 November 2013 14:24
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Margrethe II queen of Denmark is expected to Iceland from November 12th -14th. The occasion is the 350th birthday of the Icelandic scholar and collector of manuscripts Arni Magnusson, but he was born on November 13th in 1663.

Friday, 08 November 2013 15:47
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Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson welcomes the agreement between the United States and the Russian Federation on the destruction of chemical weapons in Syria.

Saturday, 21 September 2013 00:01
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Iceland's PM, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson gave a speech at the Iceland Investment Forum in London. The forum was held at the Waldorf Hilton hotel. Around 150 people participated in the forum. The PM's complete speech can be found below. Following he speech is a video interview that Mr. Gunnlaugsson did for CNBC this morning.

Thursday, 19 September 2013 20:03
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The Icelandic consul in Edinburgh in Scotland had to move his office after whale hunting opponents threw red paint on the building where his office was. Cameron Buchanan, sworn in yesterday as a Conservative list MSP for Lothian and filling the vacancy left by the death of David McLetchi. Edinburgh News wrote an article about this recently.

Monday, 09 September 2013 14:42
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A protest for Chelsea Manning's rights was held outside the US Embassy in Iceland Yesterday. The Embassy released an "Emergency Message for U.S Citizens in Iceland" encouraging them to stay away. Read more here.

Friday, 23 August 2013 12:01
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