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Iceland Riots

Iceland's Government Collapses Over Economic Crisis

The Independent | Sophie Morris in Reykjavik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Just a few short years ago, Iceland had much to be proud of. The good times were rolling so fast that one expected the country's almost round-the-cloc...

Geir Haarde, Iceland PM, To Step Down Amid Protests

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

REYKJAVIK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Iceland's Prime Minister Geir Haarde on Friday, under growing pressure from his country's financial collapse, said he wo...

Iceland Is Burning

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Iris Erlingsdottir

While Americans were watching Obama's inauguration, thousands of Iceland's citizens were fighting riot police around the Icelandic parliament building Althingi to try to prevent the world's oldest parliament from meeting.