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Iceland to let more than 2,000 whales be killed

Only two whaling companies remain in Iceland. It's a small industry that conservationists say is inhumane, has minimal economic benefits, and defies the international ban on killing whales.

Ahmed Musa scores twice as Nigeria beats Iceland

Nigeria bounced back from their opening-game defeat and boosted their chances of qualifying for the knockout stages of the World Cup, as well as Argentina's, with a 2-0 win over Iceland in Volgograd.

10 best cities for a winter vacation

Cold rains and gray skies make winter travel a trial. But hot drinks, snowy slopes, frozen lakes and a bright yellow sun? That's the kind of winter we can all wrap our mittens around.