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The celebration of the smallest country ever to qualify is one impressive sight.
Iceland's Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson arrives at the Presidential residence in Bessastadir, Iceland September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Geirix
Birgitta Jónsdóttir became Iceland’s most famous parliamentarian after challenging the U.S. with WikiLeaks in 2010.
Meanwhile, Brexit is destabilizing the region, Donald Trump is rattling NATO and China is flexing its muscles.
Want proof? It won a Nobel Prize.
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The Blue Lagoon is recognised as one of the wonders of the world.
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And climate change could be to blame.
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‘You have to dare to take new steps, to be bold in the fight against injustice.’
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Because, yes, it should be banned.
Inspired by Iceland
Pineapple-topped pizzas leave the president of Iceland cold. In fact, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson says if he could, he'd pass a law banning pineapple from being used as pizza topping in his count...
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Tourism is now Iceland’s No. 1 industry, but this transformation hasn’t come without growing pains. Other northern regions can take note as they assess their own potential.
The anti-establishment activist party came third in Iceland’s elections.