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VarietyPathe Intl. has revealed a raft of sales on its Cannes slate, including Jerome Salle's thriller "Zulu," which closes the fest. "Zulu" was picked up by Japan (Klockworx), Brazil (Europa), Scandinavia (Scanbox), Latin America (Telexcine), India...
Tags: Italy, Movies, Film Festivals, Entertainment, Czech Republic
VarietyARRI Worldsales has sold animated feature "Ploe -- You Never Fly Alone," which is produced by the creators of "Legends of Valhalla -- Thor," to several territories at Cannes. Story centers on a young Golden Plover who has trouble learning to fly, so isn'...
Associated PressFORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Lawyers in the court-martial of an Army private who sent more than 700,000 classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks said Tuesday they have reached a deal that may eliminate the need for testimony from a member of the military...
The Straits TimesSINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -- Singapore has been granted permanent observer status in the Arctic Council, giving it a platform to participate in a body that shapes future policies in the icy northern region. Four other Asian countries -- China,...
Tags: Petroleum Industry, Singapore, Russia, Denmark, Germany
China Daily, Beijing / Asia News NetworkPARIS/BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- China pledged increased cooperation and contribution to peaceful and sustainable development in the Arctic as it was granted observer status by the Arctic Council on Wednesday. China "appreciates and welcomes" the...
Channel 2 NewsA new airline will appear at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, offering non-stop flights this summer between Reykjavik, Iceland and Anchorage. Icelandair will provide flights twice weekly. According to the company, flights one-way take...
The Swedish Wire, StockholmBloomberg said that when the U.S., Russia and six other major stakeholders of the Arctic Council meet May 15 in the northernmost Swedish city of Kiruna, they'll be joined by nations with observer status, including China and the European Union, that are...
The Santa Fe New MexicanMade in Iceland VI, the latest in a string of compilation albums celebrating Iceland's vibrant music scene, is a sample platter worth feasting on. Nineteen tracks traverse a broad stylistic range and include some familiar names along with a handful of...
Tags: Music, Entertainment
The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash.Chehalis resident Bret Goss, a former Marine and current truck salesman, appeared on the game show "The Price is Right" Wednesday morning and won the Showcase Showdown. His prize package included an outdoor fire pit, a trip to Iceland and a brand new...
Tags: Simon Spurr, Passenger Cars, Chevrolet, Travel, Game Shows
In March, twin sisters Louise and Martine Fokkens, 70, announced their joint retirement after more than 50 years each on the job — as Amsterdam prostitutes. (In February, the minimum age for prostitutes in the Netherlands was raised to 21, but there...
Sigur Rós members are adding themselves to the long list of musicians who have gotten drawn into the crazy world of “The Simpsons.” The Icelandic art rock outfit will guest star in and compose music for the long-running animated Fox sitcom....
As if I have to give you multiple reasons to buy the weird, hilarious, off-kilter travelogue I just published called “Tales of Iceland,” there are a few very specific weird, awesome things about this book. In no particular order, they are:...
Tags: Stranger Than Fiction
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