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Volcano Erupts Under the Vatnajokull Glacier

A volcano erupted under Iceland's biggest glacier, spewing thick black ash into the air and disrupting flights over eastern regions but posing little threat to people or property, officials said on Tuesday.

The eruption began on Monday evening under the Vatnajokull glacier in eastern Iceland. Authorities issued a warning and directed all flights away from the column of smoke, which was 13 km (8 miles) high. Read on...