Five envoys present credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee

The envoys of five countries on Thursday presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee, a statement said.

China mum as Iceland envoy reportedly held for spying

China refuses to clarify the status of its ambassador to Iceland, who left the country mysteriously in January, the Icelandic foreign ministry said today, after a news report that he has been arrested for spying for Japan.

Early Earth had conditions similar to present day: Study
Early Earth had conditions similar to present day: Study

Conditions on the Earth for the first 500 million years after its formation may have been surprisingly similar to present day conditions - complete with oceans, continents and active crustal plates, report geologists.

EU, US oppose Iceland for promoting whaling
EU, US oppose Iceland for promoting whaling

The European Union (EU) along with US, France, Germany and Britain on Monday, led a joint opposition to Iceland government's permission for commercial hunting of whales.

Earthquake shakes Iceland volcano, still no ash

An earthquake struck the region around Iceland`s Bardarbunga volcano on Sunday while fissures in the area continued to spew out lava but still none of the ash that could hamper airline traffic.

Iceland: Volcanic eruption blast lava high in the air

Volcanic eruption in southeast Iceland fountained lava nearly 200 feet into the air.

Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano

Iceland on Sunday raised the aviation alert at its largest volcano, Bardarbunga, to maximum level red following a new eruption in a lava field nearby.

Iceland declares volcano red alert after eruption
Iceland declares volcano red alert after eruption

Iceland Friday issued a red alert and banned air traffic near its largest volcano after it erupted overnight, threatening a replay of the global travel chaos four years ago when another peak blew.

Iceland declares volcano red alert after eruption

Iceland on Friday issued a red alert and banned air traffic near its largest volcano after it erupted overnight, threatening a replay of the global travel chaos four years ago when another peak blew.

Bardarbunga volcano airspace reopens: Iceland

Iceland reopened the airspace over the Bardarbunga volcano system Friday afternoon, lowering a red alert declared earlier following a small overnight eruption.

New signs of eruption at Iceland volcano

Teams monitoring Iceland`s Bardarbunga volcano have found evidence of a possible underground eruption as powerful earthquakes continue to shake the area, Icelandic authorities said Thursday.

Quakes at Iceland volcano ease slightly, no sign of eruption

Seismic activity at Iceland`s Bardarbunga volcano eased slightly overnight after a series of large quakes and there were still no signs of an eruption, the country`s Met Office said early on Monday.

Strong earthquakes shake Icelandic volcano on red alert

Two strong earthquakes on Sunday shook Iceland`s largest volcano, which is on red alert for imminent risk of eruption, the Icelandic Met Office said.

Eruption begins in Iceland`s Bardarbunga volcano, `red` alert issued to airlines

Iceland on Saturday closed airspace over certain areas after Bardarbunga volcano burst forth with a small eruption under the ice of Europe`s largest glacier.

Iceland evacuates area north of rumbling volcano

Iceland`s civil protection agency has decided to evacuate an area north of the country`s Bardarbunga volcano, saying it could not rule out an eruption.

Iceland postpones plans to drop EU bid

Iceland has postponed plans to withdraw its application for European Union membership, the government said Monday.

30,000 Icelanders demand referendum on EU membership

More than 30,000 Icelanders -- almost one in eight potential voters -- had signed a petition to demand a referendum on the pursuit of EU membership.

Simunic to miss World Cup for fascist chants

Australian-born Croatia defender Josip Simunic will miss the World Cup after being banned for 10 matches by FIFA for his pro-Nazi chants that marred his country`s play-off victory over Iceland last month.

Gunman killed in Iceland`s `first` police shooting

Police in Iceland say they have shot dead a gunman the first time armed police have shot and killed someone in the nation.

Iceland`s first-ever police shooting leaves one dead

A man has been shot dead in Iceland`s first-ever armed police operation, officials said on Monday.