Euro 2016 qualifiers: Disaster for Dutch as Croatia, Turkey celebrate
Euro 2016 qualifiers: Disaster for Dutch as Croatia, Turkey celebrate

Croatia and Turkey took the final automatic qualifying spots for Euro 2016 as the Netherlands, semi-finalists at last year's World Cup, were eliminated.

Iceland says it killed 184 whales this year
Iceland says it killed 184 whales this year

Iceland announced today that 155 fin whales and 29 minke whales were killed in its hunting season this year, in defiance of calls to end the practice.

Iceland`s Landsbanki Luxembourg to face French criminal court

 Officials from the Luxembourg affiliate of Landsbanki and the former boss of the Icelandic lender are to face criminal charges of defrauding French clients with a contested mortgage scheme, a source close to the case said Tuesday.

Israel calls Iceland capital`s boycott `pure hatred`

Israel has lashed out at a boycott of its products by the Icelandic capital`s city council over the occupation of Palestinian territory, describing it as a "volcano of hatred".

Above 60? India among world`s worst places for you to live

India is ranked among the world`s worst place to grow old, as per the latest Global AgeWatch Index from HelpAge International and the University of Southampton.

Michel Platini purrs as underdogs enjoy Euro expansion
Michel Platini purrs as underdogs enjoy Euro expansion

UEFA`s decision to expand the European championship to 24 teams six years ago was condemned by many but millions of fans across the continent are delighted with that choice now as the Euro 2016 qualification race draws to a gripping finale.

Earth's CT scan shows how Hawaii and Iceland were born

Seismologists from University of California-Berkeley have produced for the first time a sharp, three-dimensional scan of Earth's interior that shows how volcanic island chains like Hawaii, Samoa and Iceland were born.

Iceland, Czechs secure Euro 2016 berths, Wales wait
Iceland, Czechs secure Euro 2016 berths, Wales wait

Iceland made footballing history on Sunday when they qualified for a major tournament finals for the first time, securing their berth at Euro 2016.

Dutch in danger as Iceland on brink of Euro 2016
Dutch in danger as Iceland on brink of Euro 2016

Iceland took a big step towards sealing their ticket to Euro 2016 with a 1-0 win in the Netherlands on Thursday which put the Dutch in danger of missing the finals in France.

More than 10,000 Icelanders ready to welcome Syrians
More than 10,000 Icelanders ready to welcome Syrians

More than 10,000 Icelanders said Monday on Facebook they were ready to welcome Syrian refugees into their homes after the government said it would only let in a handful.

'Dilwale': Farah and Shah Rukh beat Iceland cold with warm hugs!
'Dilwale': Farah and Shah Rukh beat Iceland cold with warm hugs!

One of the most anticipated movies this year, Rohit Shetty's 'Dilwale' is recreating memories with the hit 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' trio- Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Farah Khan.

Iceland decriminalises blasphemy after Charlie Hebdo attack

Iceland's parliament on Friday voted widely in favour of decriminalising blasphemy, in the name of freedom of expression in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris.

India ranks 143rd on global peace index topped by Iceland

India ranks a lowly 143rd on a global peace index, lagging way behind the likes of Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with Iceland emerging as the most peaceful nation in the world.

PM Modi greets Iceland on their National Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greetings to the people of Iceland on their National Day.

President Pranab greets Iceland on eve of National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the government and people of Iceland on the eve of their National Day.

Iceland go top with comeback win over Czechs
Iceland go top with comeback win over Czechs

Unfancied Iceland moved within touching distance of reaching their first major tournament after Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored a sublime winner in a 2-1 Euro 2016 qualification win over the Czech Republic on Friday.

Iceland to lift capital controls in place since 2008 crisis

Iceland`s government on Monday launched a programme aimed at lifting the capital controls put in place to stabilise the economy during the country`s 2008 financial crisis.

Czech fighters to protect Iceland's airspace

Prague, June 4 (IANS) The Czech government on Wednesday approved the decision to send five JAS-39 Gripen fighters to patrol Iceland's airspace for six weeks in July and August, Czech defence ministry spokesman Petr Medek said.

'Switzerland is the world's happiest country'
'Switzerland is the world's happiest country'

Switzerland has the world`s happiest people, according to researchers in a study released on Thursday.

More than 300 migrants rescued off Sicily: Reports

Around 318 migrants in distress at sea between Sicily and the coast of Libya were rescued by an Icelandic navy ship taking part in an EU border patrol of the Mediterranean, Italian media reported Saturday.