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Four Murders In Iceland In 2017

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There were four murders in Iceland this year – twice the usual maximum annual homicide rate for the country. Albanian…

Murder Conviction Handed Down In Case Of Birna Brjánsdóttir

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Thomas Møller Olsen, the man charged with the murder of Birna Brjáns­dótt­ir, has just been found guilty and sentenced in…

Thomas Møller Olsen Brought To Court

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Thomas Frederik Møller Olsen is being prosecuted by the Reykjanes District Court today, in a case that shook Iceland to…

Birna Brjánsdóttir Murder Case Hearings Delayed

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Main hearings in the case agains Thomas Möller Olsen, the man suspected of killing 20-year old Birna Brjánsdóttir last January,…

News In Brief: Costco, Counter-Terrorism & Unsustainable Tourism

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It seems like we can never get enough of Costco updates, mostly because what this company is doing seems unfathomable…

Four Suspects In Murder Case Released From Custody

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Four of the six suspects in the murder of Arnar Jónsson Aspar, who was killed last Wednesday, were released from…

Man Murdered While At Home With His Family

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A 40-year-old man was killed yesterday evening in front of his family, in a gruesome assault in the municipality of…

10 Crew Members Flown In To Testify In Birna Brjánsdóttir Murder Case

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Currently, preliminary hearings are ongoing in the case against Thomas Møller Olsen, the Greenlandic fisherman suspected of killing 20-year-old Birna…

Man Pleads “Not Guilty” Of Birna’s Murder

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The man charged with Birna Brjánsdóttir’s murder plead “Not Guilty” in the first court hearing, yesterday. His not-guilty plea covers…

Man Officially Charged For Birna’s Murder

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Deputy District Prosecutor, Kolbrún Benediktsdóttir, has officially charged a man with the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, reports RÚV. The man…

Police To Close Birna Case In Coming Weeks

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The Police aim to close their investigation into the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir in the coming weeks, reports RÚV. “We’re…

Birna’s Father: Greenlanders Are Our Friends

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Ordinary Greenlanders are reportedly being subjected to some ugly behavior from Icelanders in the midst of coverage of the ongoing…

Birna Bid Farewell Today

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This afternoon, the funeral of Birna Brjánsdóttir will be held. Of the two suspects initially arrested in connection with her…