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.
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.
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.
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?
Can social media transform a country's government to a "sideshow"? Icelandic President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson thinks so.
Facebook updates and YouTube videos are becoming more important to global affairs than governments, Iceland's president said this week.
A cloud-computing company is building what it calls "the world's first zero-emission data center" in Iceland.
Exploring Iceland's ancient landscape feels like stepping back in time.
Visit glaciers, waterfalls and lava fields while road tripping along Iceland's 830 mile Ring Road.
The peak of a cloud of volcanic ash that forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights has passed, Iceland's prime minister said Wednesday.
iReporter Amber Casterlin describes waking up to find everything near her Iceland hotel covered in volcanic ash.
CNN's Phil Black updates disrupted travel plans as a volcanic ash cloud moves across Britain from Iceland.
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 an Icelandic eruption could reach British airspace Tuesday, sooner than previously predicted, Britain's Civil Aviation Authority warned Monday.
A volcanic eruption in Iceland forced flight cancellations and the closure of airspace over the country's four international airports, an official said Sunday.
The Grimsvotn volcano under the Vatnajokull glacier in Iceland was erupting Saturday, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office.
CNN's John Defterios on what Iceland's rejection of Britain and the Netherlands' Icesave claims means.
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.
Dieter Roth is better known for his artist's books and paintings made of rotting food including cheeses, yogurt and chocolate.
You might wonder why two women decided to leave successful careers and start a financial services company emphasizing feminine values.
The volcanic eruption in Iceland has given scientists a unique opportunity to study its effect on marine biology.
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.
As travel returns, the blame game for the volcano disruption begins. CNN's Richard Quest examines the issue.
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.
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?
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.
CNN's Hala Gorani asks volcanologist Simon Day how long Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano could remain active.
In the empty spot at the dinner table where Stefano Poma should be sitting, a smiling father's face beams from a laptop screen.
CNN's Gary Tuchman takes a helicopter flight over the mouth of the Iceland volcano for a closer look.
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.
The volcanic eruption in Iceland is having an adverse impact on international sport with next weekend's Japanese MotoGP the latest casualty.
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.
CNN meterologist Chad Myers explains how the volcanic ash cloud is affecting flight patterns across Europe.
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.
Germany closes much of its airspace due to fears over volcanic ash.
Ash emanating from a volcano in Iceland has shut airspace over Norway.
Icelandic authorities evacuated about 800 people early Wednesday when a volcano erupted beneath the Eyjafjallajokull glacier, an emergency spokesman said.
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.
Hundreds of people were evacuated Sunday amid flood concerns after a long-dormant volcano erupted beneath a glacier in south Iceland.
Hundreds of people have been evacuated as a volcano in Iceland erupted beside a glacier.
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'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.
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's president accused the United Kingdom and the Netherlands on Friday of financially "bullying" his country.
Iceland's president accuses Britain of bullying his country over repaying London for the 2008 Icesave bank collapse.
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.
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 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.
Iceland is losing its only three McDonald's restaurants as a result of the poor economic situation in the country.
For Icelanders seeking a Big Mac, it's going to take a whopper of an effort.
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.
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'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.
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.
A gay rights group is welcoming the likely appointment of the world's first openly gay prime minister, Johanna Sigurdardottir of Iceland.
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.
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.
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.
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 use of geothermal power could help rescue its economy. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
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.
Reykjavik says London's use of antiterrorist legislation to force recompensation of British depositors has deepened Iceland's economic woes
CNN's John Defterios host of Marketplace Middle East explains why Mideast markets are down.
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.
Icelandic bar-goers speak to CNN's Jim Boulden about Iceland's current economic woes.
With Moscow suffering its own financial and budgetary problems, a $5.4 billion loan to a small, cold country seems surprising. Or is it?
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.
Iceland suspended trading on its stock exchange for two days and took control of the country's largest bank
The global credit crisis leaves the tiny Nordic nation on the brink of bankruptcy
Asian stocks dropped sharply in Wednesday trading, after the Dow on Wall Street lost 500 points, closing at its lowest point in five years.
This volcanic island near the Arctic Circle is on the brink of becoming the first "national bankruptcy" of the global financial meltdown
Olli Tynes, a correspondent for Channel 2 in Iceland discusses the earthquake that struck Iceland.
In Iceland, truckers and police clash over fuel costs. iReporter Halldor Sigurgson sent the video.
The shaky video shows Icelandic police repelling protestors with riot shields and batons.
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.
CNN's Peggy Mihelich reports on Iceland's efforts to move away from fossil fuels.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
The Vikings are coming.
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 ...
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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