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Norway Refuses to Gift Finland Even One Measly Mountain

Norwegians made the news late last year with an innovative proposal to celebrate Finland's 100th birthday by gifting their neighboring country the summit of Mount Halti, which sits on the border of the two Scandinavian countries. Most of the mountain is already in Finnish territory, the Independent reports. While the...
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