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News: Iceland

We have started to collect the most important news related to Iceland in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Iceland: news

Iceland commerce minister resigns

Monday, January 26th 2009, 9:37

Iceland's commerce minister resigns, saying he wants to take responsibility for the country's economic crisis.
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Iceland announces early election

Friday, January 23rd 2009, 13:58

Icelandic PM Geir Haarde calls an early general election, adding that he will not stand again because of a throat tumour.
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Protesters pelt Iceland PM's car

Wednesday, January 21st 2009, 18:29

Angry protesters surround Icelandic Prime Minister Geir Haarde's car, banging on its windows and pelting it with eggs.
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Icelanders held over angry demo

Wednesday, January 21st 2009, 12:04

Icelandic police make arrests and use pepper spray against protesters demanding the government resign over the economy.
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Cold threats

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 0:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iceland's prime minister threatens to sue Britain
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Iceland 'could apply to EU soon'

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 17:51

Iceland may apply to join the European Union as soon as next year, the EU's enlargement commissioner says.
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Japan sells Icelandic whale meat

Friday, December 5th 2008, 16:42
related countries: Japan Japan, Norway Norway

Whale meat imported from Iceland and Norway goes on sale in Japan, sparking fears of trade growth.
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Iceland protest ends in clashes

Sunday, November 23rd 2008, 2:38
related places: Reykjavik

Protesters in Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, clash with police during a demonstration over the handling of the country's financial crisis.
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IMF approves $2.1bn Iceland loan

Thursday, November 20th 2008, 9:47

The International Monetary Fund approves a $2.1bn (£1.4bn) loan for Iceland, after its banking system collapsed in October.
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Cold comfort

Thursday, November 20th 2008, 9:19

Icy swims numb the pain of Iceland's financial woes
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IMF approves $2.1bn Iceland loan

Thursday, November 20th 2008, 1:12

The International Monetary Fund approves a $2.1bn (£1.4bn) loan for Iceland, after its banking system collapsed in October.
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IMF approves $2bn Iceland loan

Thursday, November 20th 2008, 0:41

The International Monetary Fund approves a $2.1bn (£1.4bn) loan for Iceland, after its banking system collapsed in October.
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Japan approves whalemeat import

Tuesday, November 18th 2008, 13:40
related countries: Japan Japan, Norway Norway

The Japanese government issues a licence for importation of a consignment of whalemeat from Iceland and Norway.
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Icelandic-owned airline bankrupt

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 9:33

The Icelandic-owned Sterling Airways says it will file for bankruptcy, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.
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