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In Norway, where the days can be 20 hours long in the summer, fasting during Ramadan is a particular challenge.
BBC News. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:16:17 GMT.
- Diesels, Despite Competition,Will Still Lead Fuel Frugality March - Audi
MALMO, Sweden – Diesel engines are under attack on many fronts, but Audi still believes they have a solid future and will even lead the way in saving fuel for a while yet.
By Neil Winton. Forbes. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:27:00 GMT.
- Bits Blog: Hackers Find Way to Outwit Tough Security at Banking Sites
A new cyberattack allows criminals to bypass the security mechanisms at banks in Austria, Japan, Switzerland and Sweden.
By Nicole Perlroth. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:26 GMT.
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- Norway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says the best way to honor the 77 people who died in terror attacks three years ago is to "fight for openness, tolerance and diversity."
Miami Herald. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:14 EDT.
- Hearts secure Sow on two-year deal
Hearts sign 24-year-old Swedish striker Osman Sow on a two-year contract following a trial period.
BBC News. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:48:10 GMT.
- Roundup: Top-Seeded Wozniacki Rolls to Rout in Istanbul
Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, defeated Roberta Vinci, of Italy, in only 67 minutes.
By The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:21:15 GMT.
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- Over 25,000 attend Positivus music festival in Latvia - The Baltic Times
More than 25,000 people attended the Positivus music festival in Latvia over the weekend, LETA reports. Visitors from the Baltics, Scandinavia, Germany, Great Britain, Italy and Netherlands ...
Baltic Times. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT.
- Lebanon arrests pro-Qaeda Lebanese-Australian cleric
The army arrested a Lebanese-Australian cleric with links to Al-Qaeda while a wanted man with Swedish nationality was killed in a police raid, security officials said July 20.
Hurriyet. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:35:00 +0200.
- Summer NAMM '14 - TC Electronic Flashback Mini Delay, Shaker Mini Vibrato Demos
The Danish company brings four new small-footprint stomps to this year's show.
Premier Guitar. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:00:00 -0400.
- Swedish Court Upholds Warrant Against WikiLeaks Founder
A Swedish court has upheld an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for alleged sexual assault.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:54:08 +0000.
Facts About Scandinavia
The Scandinavian countries of northern Europe include Norway, Sweden,
and Denmark, as well as Finland and Iceland. For more news and
official information about the nations of Scandinavia, please visit
the national government websites highlighted below.
The Kingdom of Norway's
capital city is Oslo, and its currency is the Norwegian Krone.
Norwegian is the official language of Norway, and in 2007, the estimated
population of Norway was 4,628,000.
The Kingdom of Sweden's
capital city is Stockholm, and its currency is the Swedish Krona.
Swedish is the official language of Sweden, and in 2007, the estimated
population of Sweden was 9,031,000.
The Kingdom of Denmark's
capital city is Copenhagen, and its currency is the Danish Krone.
Danish is the official language of Denmark, and in 2007, the estimated
population of Denmark was 5,468,000.
The Republic of Finland's
capital city is Helsinki, and its currency is the Euro.
Finnish is the official language of Finland, and in 2007,
the estimated population of Finland was 5,238,000.
The Republic of Iceland's
capital city is Reykjavik, and its currency is the Krona.
Icelandic is the official language of Iceland, and in 2007,
the estimated population of Iceland was 302,000.
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