No Miss Iceland 2012

unnur_birna_and_unnur_steinssonFor the first time in 30 years there will be no Miss Iceland competition. The competition will continue next spring with the crowning of one woman who will go on to represent Iceland at contests abroad, notably Miss World.

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Iceland to Cosponsor UN Resolution on Palestine

ossurskarp_goIcelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Össur Skarphéðinsson will cosponsor a resolution at the United Nations General Assembly proposing to upgrade the status of Palestine to a Non-member Observer State of the United Nations. The resolution will be voted on by the UN General Assembly today.

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