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Oct 6, 2013 | The Iceland Weather Report

God bless Iceland

It is five years ago today since then-PM Geir Haarde made his address to the nation, announcing that Iceland was on the verge of bankruptcy and that there was a very real danger of it being sucked into a whirlpool of financial annihilation.

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Mon Jun 10, 2013

Iceland Review

European Committee Thinks Icelandic Prime Ministers Trial was Political

In a draft report PACE Legal Affairs Committee of the Council of Europe draws comparisons between the case against former Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde and Ukranian Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News, Arctic Region

Fri May 03, 2013

Advocate

The Legacy of the World's First Out Lesbian Prime Minister

Johanna Sigurdardottir, Iceland's outgoing prime minister and the first openly LGBT person to head a national government, leaves a mixed legacy, with advances on gay rights but only partial success in addressing the nation's economic problems.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Personal Finance, Retirement

Fri Apr 26, 2013

Newsday

Q&A: Iceland parliamentary elections

Icelanders go to the polls on Saturday in parliamentary elections widely expected to deliver a heavy defeat for the centre-left governing coalition, four years after the country's near-economic collapse propelled it into power.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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