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News Iceland » Politics: The Creator: Iceland’s Birgitta Jónsdóttir On Poetry, Politics, And The Future

News channel or source: https://grapevine.is/mag/feature/2018/04/20/the-creator-icelands-birgitta-jonsdottir-on-poetry-politics-and-the-future/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Birgitta Jónsdóttir is an Icelander with international name recognition. Perhaps best known to the rest of the world for creating the Pirate Party in Iceland, her history with Icelanders actually stretches back decades before that. She has used her ...

News Iceland » Politics: Brexit Is Causing Ripples in Iceland

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-18/brexit-ripples-reach-iceland-to-trigger-review-of-european-ties
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

According to a recent study by Nordic political scientists Baldur Thorhalsson and Anders Wivel, Brexit poses a particular challenge for small countries such as Denmark or Iceland, which have been relying on Britain to defend free trade and counter what ...

News Iceland » Politics: US Jewish organizations urge Iceland to nix bill banning male circumcision

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/US-Jewish-organizations-urge-Iceland-to-nix-bill-banning-male-circumcision-550086
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Earlier this year, lawmakers from four political parties in Iceland introduced a bill in parliament that would ban the non-medical circumcision of boys younger than 18 and impose imprisonment of up to six years on offenders. Members of the ruling Left ...

News Iceland » Politics: A trip to Iceland is one you'll never forget

News channel or source: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/travel/a-trip-to-iceland-is-one-youll-never-forget-reykjavik-blue-lagoon-gullfoss-20180420.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Iceland’s history goes back to 940 AD, when it was claimed that about 400 Vikings, discontent with the politics of Norway, established the first settlement with its own Parliament. In time, women, many from Denmark, migrated to Iceland, and the ...

News Iceland » Politics: Brexit Ripples Reach Iceland to Trigger Review of European Ties

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/04/18/brexit-ripples-reach-iceland-to-trigger-review-of-european-ties
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

According to a recent study by Nordic political scientists Baldur Thorhalsson and Anders Wivel, Brexit poses a particular challenge for small countries such as Denmark or Iceland, which have been relying on Britain to defend free trade and counter what ...

News Iceland » Politics: Iceland Supports Syria Air Strikes by NATO Members

News channel or source: http://icelandreview.com/news/2018/04/16/iceland-supports-syria-air-strikes-nato-members?language=en
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Borgar Þór Einarsson, political advisor to the foreign minister, discussed Iceland’s stance on television show Silfrið last weekend. “We approved the statement,” Borgar said. “NATO has never released any kind of document without unanimous approval.

News Iceland » Politics: Iceland welcomes first rabbi

News channel or source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/244156
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

“This comes with some tensions,” Har-Meshi said. Still, xenophobia appears to have had a negligible role in Iceland’s bill on circumcision, which lawmakers from four political parties introduced in January. Together, the parties account for 46 percen ...

News Iceland » Politics: Bombing Of Syria Sparks Divided Opinions Within Iceland’s Government

News channel or source: https://grapevine.is/news/2018/04/16/bombing-of-syria-sparks-divided-opinions-within-icelands-government/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Iceland’s Foreign Minister, Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarsson, took to Twitter to release a statement on the matter, saying, “We must seek a political solution in Syria & ease suffering of civilians. Calling for greater efforts by UNSC in response to Douma.

News Iceland » Politics: Banking crisis not a possibility in Iceland now, envoy tells Tribune

News channel or source: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/banking-crisis-not-a-possibility-in-iceland-now-envoy-tells-tribune/575308.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Iceland wants a serious reform of the United Nations Security ... There has always been a good political, trade and investment relations between Nordic countries and India. But these relations need to be deepened. Trade has to be further increased.

News Iceland » Politics: Syria, James Comey, Iceland: Your Monday Briefing

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/15/briefing/syria-james-comey-iceland.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Britain and France joined in carrying out the strikes, but they had their own political reasons for supporting the military ... [The New York Times] • Iceland is celebrating the life of an 18th-century black slave who fled from Denmark, where his story ...