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Column fuels alcohol debate in Finland – Alaska Dispatch

July 31, 2013
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Column fuels alcohol debate in FinlandAlaska DispatchTurku security guard and freelance journalist Wali Hashi has touched a soft spot with the Finnish public. His opinion, published in an Yle online column, that the Finnish way of consuming alcohol is extraordinary and disgraceful, has sparked heated … Source: finland – Google News Sharing information is key...
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Talisman puts Norway assets up for sale, adds board member amid turnaround … – Financial Post

July 31, 2013
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Talisman puts Norway assets up for sale, adds board member amid turnaround … – Financial Post

Financial Post Talisman puts Norway assets up for sale, adds board member amid turnaround …Financial PostCALGARY • Talisman Energy Inc. put its Norway assets on the block and added another face to its board for the third time this year as part of its turnaround efforts. Talisman, which reported second-quarter results Wednesday, said it...
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Anger in Norway over claim Anders Breivik has applied to university – CNN International

July 31, 2013
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Anger in Norway over claim Anders Breivik has applied to university – CNN International

BBC News Anger in Norway over claim Anders Breivik has applied to universityCNN International(CNN) — Reports that Anders Behring Breivik, the man who killed 77 people in a bomb attack and gun rampage in 2011, has applied to study political science at the University of Oslo have prompted anger in Norway. The claim was...
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Finland blocks ringed seal hunting – Alaska Dispatch

July 31, 2013
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Finland blocks ringed seal hunting – Alaska Dispatch

Alaska Dispatch Finland blocks ringed seal huntingAlaska DispatchFinland’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is permitting up to 1,050 grey seals to be taken by hunters this season, but has put a ban on the hunting of the less common Baltic ringed seal. Related: Threatened bearded and ringed seal populations gain … Source: finland – Google...
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Russian publisher boosts sales with fake Swedish book blurbs – New York Daily News (blog)

July 31, 2013
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Russian publisher boosts sales with fake Swedish book blurbs – New York Daily News (blog)

LGBTQ Nation Russian publisher boosts sales with fake Swedish book blurbsNew York Daily News (blog)The Moscow News reported that Svesk Nyheter (or, Swedish News) trumpeted the book as “The most impressive Swedish detective novel since Steig Larsson!” and Öppna TV Stockholm praised its gritty portrait of Stockholm as one “that Swedish literature has…Swedish embassy...
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Iceland’s PM to visit Winnipeg, Islendingadagurinn – Winnipeg Free Press

July 31, 2013
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Iceland’s PM to visit Winnipeg, Islendingadagurinn – Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Free Press Iceland’s PM to visit Winnipeg, IslendingadagurinnWinnipeg Free PressIceland’s prime minister arrives in Manitoba Thursday for this weekend’s Icelandic festival in Gimli, a Manitoba government press release said. The newly-elected Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson and his wife Anna Palsdottir will take part in …Iceland’s Prime Minister to Land in Manitoba for Gimil...
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