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New National Park to Be Established?

This spring, the minister for the environment plans to present a draft bill in parliament regarding the establishment of a national park in the central highlands of Iceland.
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New National Park to Be Established?

This spring, the minister for the environment plans to present a draft bill in parliament regarding the establishment of a national park in the central highlands of Iceland.

Síldarvinnslan ‘Never Intended to Deceive Anyone’

In response to a story published here on Friday, translated from Fréttablaðið, which first published it, Síldarvinnslan has sent out a press release, stating that the email quoted in the story was completely misinterpreted.
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Síldarvinnslan ‘Never Intended to Deceive Anyone’

In response to a story published here on Friday, translated from Fréttablaðið, which first published it, Síldarvinnslan has sent out a press release, stating that the email quoted in the story was completely misinterpreted.

Cruise Ship Policy Needed

The annual number of cruise ships visiting Iceland has increased fast in recent years – from 284 in 2014 to 725 in 2018.
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Cruise Ship Policy Needed

The annual number of cruise ships visiting Iceland has increased fast in recent years – from 284 in 2014 to 725 in 2018.

Asked for Advice on How to Deceive Greenlanders

Among the 30,000 documents released by WikiLeaks this week on the dubious operation of Samherji, a leading Icelandic company in the fishing industry, in Namibia, is an email from another Icelandic fishing company, Síldarvinnslan in Neskaupstaður, asking Sam
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Asked for Advice on How to Deceive Greenlanders

Among the 30,000 documents released by WikiLeaks this week on the dubious operation of Samherji, a leading Icelandic company in the fishing industry, in Namibia, is an email from another Icelandic fishing company, Síldarvinnslan in Neskaupstaður, asking Samherji directors for advice on how to deceive Greenlanders in order to obtain fishing rights and goodwill.

Drone for Herding Reindeer

A prototype for a large drone, designed and made in Iceland, intended for herding reindeer in Greenland, is ready to fly.
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Drone for Herding Reindeer

A prototype for a large drone, designed and made in Iceland, intended for herding reindeer in Greenland, is ready to fly.

Worry about Iceland’s Reputation

Information published by WikiLeaks Tuesday night, suggesting dubious business practices in Namibia by Samherji, one of the leading companies in the Icelandic fishing industry, has shocked the Icelandic nation.
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Worry about Iceland’s Reputation

Information published by WikiLeaks Tuesday night, suggesting dubious business practices in Namibia by Samherji, one of the leading companies in the Icelandic fishing industry, has shocked the Icelandic nation.

Icelandic Minister Met Namibian Officials

According to the whistleblower Jóhannes Stefánsson, Kristján Þór Júlíusson, who now serves as Iceland’s minister of fisheries, briefly met three men in 2014, when he was minister of health, who, in exchange for bribes, were working on providing the I
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Icelandic Minister Met Namibian Officials

According to the whistleblower Jóhannes Stefánsson, Kristján Þór Júlíusson, who now serves as Iceland’s minister of fisheries, briefly met three men in 2014, when he was minister of health, who, in exchange for bribes, were working on providing the Icelandic company Samherji fishing quotas in Namibia.

Bribes for Fishing Quotas

Companies owned by Samherji are reported to have paid hundreds of millions of Icelandic krónur in bribes to obtain access to Namibia’s fishing quotas.
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Bribes for Fishing Quotas

Companies owned by Samherji are reported to have paid hundreds of millions of Icelandic krónur in bribes to obtain access to Namibia’s fishing quotas.

WikiLeaks Releases 30,000 Documents on Icelandic Company in Namibia

WikiLeaks has published more than 30,000 documents from whistleblower Jóhannes Stefánsson, former managing director of operations in Namibia for Samherji, one of the leading companies in the Icelandic fish industry.
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WikiLeaks Releases 30,000 Documents on Icelandic Company in Namibia

WikiLeaks has published more than 30,000 documents from whistleblower Jóhannes Stefánsson, former managing director of operations in Namibia for Samherji, one of the leading companies in the Icelandic fish industry.

Icelandic Operation in Namibia under Scrutiny

Samherji, a leading seafood company in Iceland with numerous operations abroad, has hired an international law firm to assist in the investigation of its operations in Africa.
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Icelandic Operation in Namibia under Scrutiny

Samherji, a leading seafood company in Iceland with numerous operations abroad, has hired an international law firm to assist in the investigation of its operations in Africa.

“They Are Part of Our History”

The 700 manuscripts, written in Iceland in the Middle Ages, that used to be part of the collection of Icelandic manuscript collector Árni Magnússon (1663-1730), are to remain at the Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen.
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“They Are Part of Our History”

The 700 manuscripts, written in Iceland in the Middle Ages, that used to be part of the collection of Icelandic manuscript collector Árni Magnússon (1663-1730), are to remain at the Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen.

Icelanders Smoke Less than Most

A new report by OECD on preventable diseases, Health at a Glance, reveals that among OECD countries, Iceland and Mexico are the countries where the rate of those who smoke is the lowest.
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Icelanders Smoke Less than Most

A new report by OECD on preventable diseases, Health at a Glance, reveals that among OECD countries, Iceland and Mexico are the countries where the rate of those who smoke is the lowest.