THE WORLDPOST
02/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Geir Haarde, Iceland PM, To Step Down Amid Protests

REYKJAVIK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Iceland's Prime Minister Geir Haarde on Friday, under growing pressure from his country's financial collapse, said he would step down and announced his intention to call an early election for May 9.

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