Sixteen Year Murder Sentence Confirmed

supremecourt_pkThe Supreme Court of Iceland has confirmed Reykjavík District Court’s verdict of a 16-year prison sentence over Redouane Naoui, a 40-year-old man, for manslaughter. He stabbed a man with a knife in the throat at a Reykjavík nightclub in July 2011.

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Polar Bear Returns to Iceland’s West Fjords

polarbear_hornstrandir2011_coastguard“I was just measuring [the width of] the doorways in the building; I hope it gets in,” said Ester Rut Unnsteinsdóttir, managing director of the Arctic Fox Center in Súðavík, the West Fjords, on the taxidermied polar bear which will be exhibited there, the one that was shot and killed in the region last year.

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Der neue Bischof von Island ist eine Frau

church-seydisfjordur-inside_psPastorin Agnes M. Sigurðardóttir wird neue Bischöfin von Island – das hat die Auszählung der Wahlzettel nach der zweiten Wahlrunde vorgestern ergeben. Damit wird zum ersten Mal in der Geschichte Islands eine Frau die Bischofswürde übernehmen.

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