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Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change

The purpose of the monument is to acknowledge that the world is aware of what is happening and what needs to be done.

Nasa descends on Icelandic lava field to prepare for Mars

The robotic space explorer will continue the work of the "Curiosity" rover, which has been exploring Mars since 2012.

Duterte mulls cutting Iceland ties over UN probe

The UN review comes in addition to a preliminary examination already launched by war crimes prosecutors from the International Criminal Court.

Philippines’ top senator hits back over UN drug war probe

The senator raps Iceland on its abortion laws over its resolution to probe the Philippines drug war.

Iceland is promoting its tap water as a luxury product, for...

Iceland is asking tourists and visitors to "drink responsibly" in a campaign that markets the country's tap water as a premium, luxury product.

Turf houses, Iceland’s architectural jewels

Since 2011, Iceland has placed 14 turf homes on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Wow Air shuts down after failing to secure new financing

The company, founded in 2011, had been in talks with several potential rescuers, including larger rival Icelandair.

Giroud strikes again as France thrash Iceland

Iceland, who have now won only one of their last 17 games, played aggressively but it was not enough to unsettle Les Bleus.

It’s our good weather, Dewan Rakyat told as to why teenagers...

No plan to impose curfew on those under 18, says Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail in giving reasons why youths prefer to stay out late.

Huawei racks up 5G deals at top mobile fair despite US...

Huawei's 5G equipment is seen as being considerably more advanced than that of Sweden's Ericsson or Finland's Nokia.

Malaysia not ready for curfew on youngsters, say Sabah activists

They say awareness education is a better option than imposing a curfew on those below 18.

Rewcastle-Brown: I’m not against palm oil but industry needs to be...

The Sarawak Report editor asks if advertisements that say ‘gluten-free’ or ‘animal fat-free’ are not considered political, why is ‘ palm oil-free’ considered political.

Batshuayi double gives Belgium 2-0 win over Iceland

A short-handed Belgium team were nevertheless able to beat Iceland 2-0 thanks to two goals scored by Michy Batshuayi.

Mbappé saves French blushes in 2-2 draw with Iceland

Kylian Mbappé scored a goal and forced an own goal in France's 2-2 draw against Iceland.

Matuidi out of Iceland friendly, says France coach Deschamps

According to France coach Didier Deschamps, Blaise Matuidi has been ruled out of France's upcoming friendly against Iceland with a thigh problem.

Lively Lukaku blasts Belgium to 3-0 win over Iceland

It's Belgium's 1st game in the new competition and ended a run of 13 competitive matches unbeaten at home for Iceland.

Switzerland put six past Iceland in Nations League

Switzerland got their Nations League campaign off to an excellent start by beating Iceland 6-0.

Belgium’s Mignolet, Fellaini, Benteke ruled out through injury

Simon Mignolet, Marouane Fellaini, and Christian Benteke have been ruled out of the squad to face Scotland and Iceland due to injuries

Iceland wants foreigners to stop buying its land

Iceland’s first environmentalist prime minister, Katrin Jakobsdottir, wants "further restrictions" on land ownership, to prevent foreigners from purchasing more of the nation’s pristine wilderness.

Minke whale hunting ends in Iceland

The controversial hunt for minke whales in Iceland has come to end after declining profits led to the local industry closing, the International Fund for Animal Welfare said on Friday.

Southgate forced England to face up to Iceland debacle

Gareth Southgate has helped his England team learn from their failures, especially their 2016 loss to Iceland.

Extreme Bitcoin mining aids an unexpected revolution in Iceland

Iceland is looking past the faddishness of cryptocurrencies and toward other projects that need the same kind of infrastructure that Bitcoin miners rely on.

Extreme Bitcoin mining aids an unexpected revolution in Iceland

Iceland is looking past the faddishness of cryptocurrencies and toward other projects that need the same kind of infrastructure Bitcoin miners rely on.

Iceland coach referees youth tournament days after World Cup exit

Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrímsson refereed a youth football tournament in Vestmannaeyjar.