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At UN, Iceland Announces Men-Only Conference On Gender Equality – NPR (blog)

September 30, 2014
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NPR (blog) At UN, Iceland Announces Men-Only Conference On Gender EqualityNPR (blog)“Iceland and Suriname will convene a “Barbershop” conference in January 2015 where men will discuss gender equality with other men, with a special focus on addressing violence against women. This will be a unique conference as it will be the first time …Iceland...
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Swedish Scientists Square Off Over Who Can Sneak In Most Dylan Lyrics – NPR (blog)

September 30, 2014
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NPR (blog) Swedish Scientists Square Off Over Who Can Sneak In Most Dylan LyricsNPR (blog)Some might say a group of Swedish scientists have “got a lot of nerve,” running a 17-year secret contest to hide as many Bob Dylan lyrics as possible in their scholarly articles. The attitude of others, no doubt: “Don’t think...
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Finland under more pressure over Russian N-plant plan – Financial Times

September 29, 2014
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PennEnergy (press release) Finland under more pressure over Russian N-plant planFinancial TimesMr Rehn is a senior member of Finland’s opposition Centre party, which is running neck-and-neck with Mr Stubb’s National Coalition party in polling for national elections in April. He is seen as a possible foreign minister if the Centre party gets into …Unease...
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Denmark bridge collapse blocks motorway – euronews

September 29, 2014
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euronews Denmark bridge collapse blocks motorwayeuronewsDenmark’s main route running north from Copenhagen, the Helsingør motorway, was blocked in both direction after a bridge, which had only just been built, collapsed on Saturday night. One engineering expert, Christos Georgakis from the Technical … Source: denmark – Google News Sharing information is key – Nordic News in...
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Swedish model: I did not permit Sunday Mirror to use my photo – The Guardian

September 29, 2014
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The Guardian Swedish model: I did not permit Sunday Mirror to use my photoThe GuardianA Swedish model has said she feels shocked and exploited by a Sunday Mirror sting that used her image without permission to lure the Conservative party MP Brooks Newmark into sharing explicit images of himself. A freelance reporter used a...
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A Rare Arctic Land Sale Stirs Concerns in Norway – New York Times

September 28, 2014
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New York Times A Rare Arctic Land Sale Stirs Concerns in NorwayNew York TimesLONGYEARBYEN, Norway — For anyone in the market for a majestic waterfront property with easy access to the North Pole, Ole Einar Gjerde has a deal. “We will throw in the polar bears for free,” said Mr. Gjerde, pitching the attractions...
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