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Plane to Moscow diverted after bomb scareupdated: Thu Aug 16 2012 13:47:00

Authorities are investigating a bomb threat made to a Moscow-bound Aeroflot flight that took off from New York Wednesday night and was diverted to Iceland, New York FBI spokesman Peter Donald said.

Mixed verdict for ex-PM of Iceland in trial tied to banking system's collapseupdated: Mon Apr 23 2012 15:34:00

Former Icelandic Prime Minister Geir Haarde was convicted Monday of negligence related to the collapse of his nation's banking system, but he was cleared of three other charges and will face no punishment, a court official said.

The planet's best unearthly landscapesupdated: Wed Jan 04 2012 07:39:00

How's this for a space oddity? Forty years have passed since the historic Apollo moon landing, and yet the prospect of space tourism remains as distant as ever. Just as well, then, that getting that out-of-this-world feeling without leaving the planet is easier to do than a Vulcan salute.

Hot springs: From the most luxurious to the simply historicupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 07:38:00

There's nothing like soaking in the hot springs while soaking in the culture of a place that loves its bathing. If you're traveling first class, why not head to Japan or Iceland to enjoy a country whose people celebrate the waters and can pinpoint their various healing properties?

Government a sideshow to social media?updated: Mon Oct 24 2011 08:30:00

Can social media transform a country's government to a "sideshow"? Icelandic President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson thinks so.

Iceland's president: Social media turns government into a 'sideshow'updated: Mon Oct 24 2011 08:30:00

Facebook updates and YouTube videos are becoming more important to global affairs than governments, Iceland's president said this week.

Iceland's 'zero-emission' data centerupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 18:37:00

A cloud-computing company is building what it calls "the world's first zero-emission data center" in Iceland.

Discover Iceland's fire and iceupdated: Sat Sep 10 2011 02:34:00

Exploring Iceland's ancient landscape feels like stepping back in time.

Traveling Iceland's Ring Roadupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 13:52:00

Visit glaciers, waterfalls and lava fields while road tripping along Iceland's 830 mile Ring Road.

German airports reopening as ash cloud dissipatesupdated: Thu May 26 2011 06:13:00

The peak of a cloud of volcanic ash that forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights has passed, Iceland's prime minister said Wednesday.

Iceland volcano turns day into nightupdated: Wed May 25 2011 12:04:00

iReporter Amber Casterlin describes waking up to find everything near her Iceland hotel covered in volcanic ash.

Spreading ash cloud disrupts travelupdated: Tue May 24 2011 21:16:00

CNN's Phil Black updates disrupted travel plans as a volcanic ash cloud moves across Britain from Iceland.

Ash cloud to shut German airports, snarls British air travelupdated: Tue May 24 2011 21:16:00

A cloud of ash from Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano spread toward central Europe late Tuesday, spurring German authorities to announce two airports will close and prompting British airlines to cancel hundreds of flights.

Volcanic ash from Iceland heads for British airspaceupdated: Tue May 24 2011 04:08:00

Volcanic ash from an Icelandic eruption could reach British airspace Tuesday, sooner than previously predicted, Britain's Civil Aviation Authority warned Monday.

Volcano eruption forces closure of Iceland airspaceupdated: Sun May 22 2011 20:00:00

A volcanic eruption in Iceland forced flight cancellations and the closure of airspace over the country's four international airports, an official said Sunday.

Volcano erupts beneath glacier in Icelandupdated: Sat May 21 2011 20:31:00

The Grimsvotn volcano under the Vatnajokull glacier in Iceland was erupting Saturday, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office.

Iceland rejects Icesave claimsupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 07:04:00

CNN's John Defterios on what Iceland's rejection of Britain and the Netherlands' Icesave claims means.

UK to sue Iceland over lost billions, official saysupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 07:04:00

An increasingly bitter dispute between the United Kingdom and Iceland over billions of dollars lost when banks collapsed is likely to end up in court, a top British government minister said Sunday.

Capturing Reykjavik: 31,035 images of Iceland's capitalupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 08:13:00

Dieter Roth is better known for his artist's books and paintings made of rotting food including cheeses, yogurt and chocolate.

Making money without testosteroneupdated: Sun Jan 16 2011 19:23:00

You might wonder why two women decided to leave successful careers and start a financial services company emphasizing feminine values.

Could volcanic eruptions signal boom time for ocean life?updated: Tue Aug 03 2010 23:23:00

The volcanic eruption in Iceland has given scientists a unique opportunity to study its effect on marine biology.

Is the Earth striking back?updated: Fri Apr 23 2010 07:32:00

One endless June afternoon a decade ago, I drove along southern Iceland's Highway One, past the weak spot in the planetary crust whose rupture recently brought air traffic in Europe to an ashen standstill.

The blame game beginsupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 23:30:00

As travel returns, the blame game for the volcano disruption begins. CNN's Richard Quest examines the issue.

Iceland closes airports for first time due to volcanic ash cloudupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 23:30:00

Iceland will close two airports on Friday for the first time, a week after ash from an Icelandic volcano forced the shutdown of airspace over much of Europe and stranded thousands of passengers around the world, the Icelandic aviation authority announced Thursday.

Fortune: Volcanic activity: Businesses winning the Iceland 'boom'updated: Thu Apr 22 2010 16:27:00

There's a silver lining to every cloud, even the one made up of volcanic ash. While air carriers are licking their wounds from losing an estimated $200 million a day due to the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland, many other firms are smacking their chops at the opportunity to attract new customers. So who got rolling as the planes stayed on the ground?

How volcanoes can change the worldupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 09:16:00

The recent volcanic eruption in Iceland is stranding hundreds of thousands of air travelers at Heathrow Airport in the UK and other airports across northern Europe, due to its voluminous clouds of volcanic ash that can clog airplane engines and limit visibility.

How long could Iceland's volcano erupt?updated: Tue Apr 20 2010 13:47:00

CNN's Hala Gorani asks volcanologist Simon Day how long Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano could remain active.

Iceland volcano leaves travelers in limboupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 11:23:00

In the empty spot at the dinner table where Stefano Poma should be sitting, a smiling father's face beams from a laptop screen.

A closer look at Iceland's volcanoupdated: Mon Apr 19 2010 13:03:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman takes a helicopter flight over the mouth of the Iceland volcano for a closer look.

Volcano casts cloud over European economyupdated: Mon Apr 19 2010 13:03:00

The cloud of ash from an Iceland volcano is casting a shadow over the nascent economic recovery in Europe as the cancellation of flights in key markets entered its fifth day.

Sport left grounded by volcanic ash eruptionupdated: Mon Apr 19 2010 11:36:00

The volcanic eruption in Iceland is having an adverse impact on international sport with next weekend's Japanese MotoGP the latest casualty.

Officials: Test flights show European skies may be safeupdated: Sun Apr 18 2010 22:51:00

A few dozen test flights Sunday offered hope that the skies over much of Europe may be safe for air travel, but officials made no promises that the massive disruptions due to volcanic ash are about to go away.

Volcano disrupts airspace into weekendupdated: Sat Apr 17 2010 09:15:00

CNN meterologist Chad Myers explains how the volcanic ash cloud is affecting flight patterns across Europe.

Low health risk from volcano ash, experts sayupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 17:20:00

The ash from the volcanic eruption in Iceland this week is paralyzing air travel because it is too dangerous for aircraft to fly through it. Those on the ground may be concerned about health effects when the ash falls to Earth, but experts say there is little to worry about.

German air traffic closed due to ashupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 17:20:00

Germany closes much of its airspace due to fears over volcanic ash.

Volcanic ash blamed for airspace closureupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 14:39:00

Ash emanating from a volcano in Iceland has shut airspace over Norway.

800 evacuated as Iceland volcano eruptsupdated: Thu Apr 15 2010 00:24:00

Icelandic authorities evacuated about 800 people early Wednesday when a volcano erupted beneath the Eyjafjallajokull glacier, an emergency spokesman said.

Erupting volcano boosts tourism in Icelandupdated: Thu Apr 15 2010 00:23:00

A long-dormant volcano in Iceland that began erupting last month has sparked a tourism trend as curious onlookers are paying to get a closer look.

Volcano erupts in Iceland; hundreds evacuatedupdated: Sun Mar 21 2010 17:52:00

Hundreds of people were evacuated Sunday amid flood concerns after a long-dormant volcano erupted beneath a glacier in south Iceland.

Volcano erupts in Icelandupdated: Sun Mar 21 2010 17:52:00

Hundreds of people have been evacuated as a volcano in Iceland erupted beside a glacier.

Fortune: Welcome to the United States of Icelandupdated: Thu Mar 11 2010 14:35:00

It's time to start paying attention to the financial sinkhole that Iceland is trying to climb out of -- the view from inside of it is eerily similar to our own.

Iceland voters reject repaying $5 billion foreign debtupdated: Sun Mar 07 2010 07:36:00

Iceland's voters overwhelmingly rejected a deal to pay billions of dollars it owes to the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, the Foreign Ministry said Sunday.

Early results: Iceland voters reject foreign debt dealupdated: Sat Mar 06 2010 22:08:00

Voters in Iceland on Saturday appear poised to reject a deal to pay billions of dollars to the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, which helped savers who were their own nationals who'd lost money in a failed Icelandic Internet bank.

Iceland president: We are being bulliedupdated: Sat Jan 30 2010 09:15:00

Iceland's president accused the United Kingdom and the Netherlands on Friday of financially "bullying" his country.

Iceland: Britain's a bullyupdated: Sat Jan 30 2010 09:15:00

Iceland's president accuses Britain of bullying his country over repaying London for the 2008 Icesave bank collapse.

Britain expects repayment from Iceland, despite president's rejectionupdated: Thu Jan 07 2010 10:57:00

Britain said Thursday it expects Iceland to live up to its obligations, two days after Iceland's president refused to sign a bill that would pay back billions of dollars Iceland owes the country.

Reykjavik warned of political isolationupdated: Wed Jan 06 2010 08:41:00

Iceland was warned on Tuesday that it risked international isolation after the country's president blocked a deal to repay Britain and the Netherlands almost €4bn ($5.7bn, £3.6bn) lost in a failed Icelandic bank.

Iceland to hold vote on repaying UK, Dutch loansupdated: Tue Jan 05 2010 11:36:00

Iceland will hold a referendum on whether to repay Britain and the Netherlands for the billions of dollars in loans they made to cover Iceland's bank losses, the country's government said Tuesday.

Big Macs off menu as Iceland's economic crisis bitesupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 23:04:00

Iceland is losing its only three McDonald's restaurants as a result of the poor economic situation in the country.

CNNMoney: No more Happy Meals in Icelandupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 11:20:00

For Icelanders seeking a Big Mac, it's going to take a whopper of an effort.

Iceland applies to join European Unionupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 14:11:00

Financial crisis-stricken Iceland formally applied for European Union membership on Friday, a day after lawmakers narrowly backed a government plan to take the island nation into the economic and political bloc.

Iceland votes in crisis electionsupdated: Sat Apr 25 2009 07:20:00

Voting was under way Saturday in Iceland in a general election triggered by the country's financial crisis and the subsequent collapse of the government.

Iceland PM wants nation to join EUupdated: Tue Feb 03 2009 19:58:00

Iceland's new prime minister wants her country to join the European Union and adopt the euro as its official currency to help lift the Nordic nation from financial ruin, a spokesman said Tuesday.

First gay premier takes helm in Icelandupdated: Sun Feb 01 2009 22:47:00

Johanna Sigurdardottir was sworn in as Iceland's prime minister on Sunday, becoming the world's first openly gay premier and the first woman to take the post in Iceland.

Iceland likely to name world's first gay premierupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 09:23:00

A gay rights group is welcoming the likely appointment of the world's first openly gay prime minister, Johanna Sigurdardottir of Iceland.

Icelandic government falls; asked to stay onupdated: Mon Jan 26 2009 16:38:00

Iceland's ruling coalition resigned Monday, three months after the collapse of the country's currency, stock market and several major banks, and following months of public protests, Kristjan Kristjansson, a spokesman for the prime minister told CNN.

Protests, resignation pressure Iceland's governmentupdated: Sun Jan 25 2009 17:27:00

The future of Iceland's elected government was in question Sunday after another weekend of street protests and the resignation of the government's commerce minister -- both responses to the country's financial mess.

Fortune: Iceland: The country that became a hedge fundupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 10:59:00

On a gloomy morning in early August, more than a month before Wall Street and the world's financial system seized up, a senior aide to Iceland's Prime Minister paid a visit to the Russian embassy in Reykjavík to make a controversial request: Bail us out.

Can Iceland's geo-thermal power re-heat its economy?updated: Tue Nov 25 2008 11:23:00

As you drive along the main road from Reykjavik to Iceland's most famous tourist attractions, the geysers, you pass a rather non-descript farm in Laugarvatn.

Iceland's natural powerupdated: Tue Nov 25 2008 11:23:00

Iceland's use of geothermal power could help rescue its economy. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.

Nordic nations join Iceland bailoutupdated: Thu Nov 20 2008 04:32:00

Nordic countries agreed to lend struggling Iceland $2.5 billion to help it recover from a series of crippling bank failures, bolstering a $2.1 billion aid package from the International Monetary Fund, their governments announced Thursday.

Time.com: Iceland to Britain: 'We're No Terrorists' updated: Mon Nov 03 2008 09:00:00

Reykjavik says London's use of antiterrorist legislation to force recompensation of British depositors has deepened Iceland's economic woes

Mideast markets tumbleupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 00:01:00

CNN's John Defterios host of Marketplace Middle East explains why Mideast markets are down.

IMF agrees $2.1B loan deal for Icelandupdated: Fri Oct 24 2008 12:03:00

Iceland is nearing a deal to borrow up to $2.1 billion from the International Monetary Fund to prop up its economy, the IMF and Icelandic Prime Minister Geir Haarde's office announced Friday.

Icelanders react to economyupdated: Thu Oct 16 2008 22:07:00

Icelandic bar-goers speak to CNN's Jim Boulden about Iceland's current economic woes.

Time.com: Why Russia Is Bailing Out Icelandupdated: Mon Oct 13 2008 15:00:00

With Moscow suffering its own financial and budgetary problems, a $5.4 billion loan to a small, cold country seems surprising. Or is it?

UK officials sent to Iceland over bank depositsupdated: Fri Oct 10 2008 08:20:00

Britain is sending a delegation of officials to Iceland to resolve a dispute over British savings in Icelandic banks, spokesmen in both countries said Friday.

Time.com: Iceland Suspends Trading, Creates New Bankupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 06:00:00

Iceland suspended trading on its stock exchange for two days and took control of the country's largest bank

Time.com: A Meltdown in Iceland updated: Wed Oct 08 2008 15:00:00

The global credit crisis leaves the tiny Nordic nation on the brink of bankruptcy

Asian stocks dive after Dow hits 5-year lowupdated: Wed Oct 08 2008 01:04:00

Asian stocks dropped sharply in Wednesday trading, after the Dow on Wall Street lost 500 points, closing at its lowest point in five years.

Time.com: Iceland Teeters on the Brink of Bankruptcyupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 17:00:00

This volcanic island near the Arctic Circle is on the brink of becoming the first "national bankruptcy" of the global financial meltdown

Earthquake strikes Icelandupdated: Thu May 29 2008 17:49:00

Olli Tynes, a correspondent for Channel 2 in Iceland discusses the earthquake that struck Iceland.

Truckers, police clashupdated: Thu Apr 24 2008 13:03:00

In Iceland, truckers and police clash over fuel costs. iReporter Halldor Sigurgson sent the video.

Iceland fuel protests heat upupdated: Thu Apr 24 2008 13:03:00

The shaky video shows Icelandic police repelling protestors with riot shields and batons.

Iceland phasing out fossil fuels for clean energyupdated: Tue Apr 08 2008 10:24:00

Iceland may be best known for world-famous musical export Bjork but there's a new star quickly gaining this island nation worldwide acclaim -- clean energy.

Driving Icelandupdated: Tue Apr 08 2008 10:24:00

CNN's Peggy Mihelich reports on Iceland's efforts to move away from fossil fuels.

Time.com: Chess Champion Bobby Fischer Diesupdated: Fri Jan 18 2008 06:00:00

Bobby Fischer, the reclusive chess master who became a Cold War icon when he dethroned the Soviet Union's Boris Spassky as world champion in 1972, has died. He was 64

Time.com: Rare Gene Change Linked to Autismupdated: Wed Jan 09 2008 18:00:00

A rare genetic variation dramatically raises the risk of developing autism, a large study showed, opening new research targets for better understanding the disorder and for treating it

Iniesta saves Spaniards in Icelandupdated: Sun Sep 09 2007 09:07:00

Spain were four minutes away from defeat by Iceland in their Group F Euro 2008 qualifier in Reykjavik when Andres Iniesta slid home an equalizer and the 1-1 draw took the Spaniards onto 16 points, level with second-placed Northern Ireland and three behind Sweden.

Time to save the whales, againupdated: Fri Oct 20 2006 04:29:00

To a generation that has grown up with environmentalism as part of its conscience, it must seem that saving the whale was a battle that had already been won, or at least wasn't in danger of losing.

Gudjohnsen joint tops for Icelandupdated: Sat Sep 02 2006 13:28:00

Eidur Gudjohnsen has become Iceland's joint top-scorer, netting in a 3-0 demolition of Northern Ireland in their Euro 2008 Group F qualifier in Belfast.

Vikings lead boardroom invasionupdated: Sat Apr 23 2005 07:54:00

The Vikings are coming.

Business 2.0: The New Bionic Man Ossur revolutionized the business of building prosthetic legs, making amputees better, stronger, faster--and updated: Sun Aug 01 2004 00:01:00

As Hilmar Janusson begins his weekly hike up a volcano in southwestern Iceland, he strides up a sloping, moss-covered hill for a while, then lifts and bends his right knee to hoist himself onto an ...

CNNMoney: The world's sexiest . . . pizza?updated: Tue Feb 10 2004 09:18:00

Over the centuries, people have searched for foods to put them in the mood. Edibles as varied as artichokes, oysters, even sparrow brains have, at one time or another, been considered aphrodisiacs.

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