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American Sailors Rescued

After sending out a distress signal at 4:30 am this morning, three Americans sailors have been rescued from their yacht in deep water off the southwest coast of Iceland.

cars on Iceland road

Bala Receives Citizenship

Bala Kamallakharan, an Indian entrepreneur who has lived and worked in Iceland for eleven years, was yesterday granted Icelandic citizenship, previously denied to him on the basis of a single speeding ticket.

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Syphilis Cases Up, but Chlamydia Still King

Chlamydia remained by far the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted disease (STD) in Iceland in the first half of this year, according to a report on communicable diseases issued by the Icelandic Directorate of Health.

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