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  1. Iceland's Pirate Party edges toward parliamentary majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... allowed banks to fail, causing people to lose savings and business to go bankrupt. Although then-Prime Minister Geir Haarde was convicted of not doing enough to prevent the banks from failing, he received no fine or prison term . Earlier this year, ...

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  2. Why thousands of women in Iceland left work two hours early this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    A woman holds placard during a peaceful protest near Iceland's Parliament house in Reykjavik January 24, 2009. A day after saying he would quit, Iceland's Prime Minister Geir Haarde voiced "contempt" on Saturday for some of the actions by banks that triggered the country's economic collapse.

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  3. Hacker-founded Pirate Party could win Iceland electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | USA Today

    ... out, Iceland's government let its banks fail. Thousands of savers lost money, and many businesses went bankrupt. Geir Haarde, who was prime minister at the time, later became the only politician found guilty in court over claims that he did not do ...

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  4. How Kaup ing Bank Got EUR 500 Million LoanRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Iceland Review

    ... Sturla, on October 6, 2008, DavA A Oddsson, the governor of the Central Bank of Iceland at the time, called PM Geir Haarde from Sturla's phone, knowing that calls from that phone were recorded, but not those from DavA A 's. PM Geir Haarde was ...

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  5. Sale of Icelandic Bank to Be Investigated?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Iceland Review

    ... sale of the state's almost 50 percent stake in BAonaA arbanki bank. The agreement was signed by Finance Minister Geir Haarde, Minister of Industry and Commerce ValgerA ur SverrisdA3ttir, A"lafur A"lafsson from Samskip and one of the leaders of the ...

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  6. Iain Macwhirter: We cannot depend on politicians to withstand the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... of the few countries in the world to have prosecuted bankers and politicians, including former prime minister Geir Haarde, for involvement in the 2008 financial crash. It speaks to the powerful lure of financial gain that Mr Gunnlaugsson was ...

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  7. Panama Secrecy Leak Claims First Casualty as Iceland PM QuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | News Max

    ... enforced capital controls. Gunnlaugsson is the second Icelandic premier to resign amid a popular uprising, after Geir Haarde was forced out following protests in 2009. Gunnlaugsson always looked to be the most vulnerable of the politicians ...

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  8. Q&A: Iceland, the Panama Papers and failed banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... known as the Pot and Pan Revolution - for protesters beating kitchen pots - forced the then-Prime Minister Geir Haarde out. Since then Icelanders have weathered a recession and been subjected to tough capital controls. Critics say the findings of ...

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  9. The Panama Papers: Iceland's prime minister quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... enforced capital controls. Gunnlaugsson is the second Icelandic premier to resign amid a popular uprising, after Geir Haarde was forced out following protests in 2009. Gunnlaugsson always looked to be the most vulnerable of the politicians ...

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  10. Panama Papers: Iceland's Prime Minister calls for dissolution of parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... when protesters beating kitchen pots were part of a wave of political upheaval that forced then Prime Minister Geir Haarde to step down. "It's incredible to say but nothing changed here during the Pot and Pan Revolution until the protests had become ...

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  11. Thousands of Icelanders protest as PM snubs calls to quitRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    ... when protesters beating kitchen pots were part of a wave of political upheaval that forced then Prime Minister Geir Haarde to step down. "It's incredible to say but nothing changed here during the Pot and Pan Revolution until the protests had become ...

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  12. Iceland PM resigns following protests over offshore investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    ... nd's three failed banks. Gunnlaugsson becomes the second Icelandic premier to resign amid street protests, after Geir Haarde was forced out during the 2009 financial collapse.

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  13. 'I'm here to show the authorities my disrespect': Thousands of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... when protesters beating kitchen pots were part of a wave of political upheaval that forced then Prime Minister Geir Haarde to step down. "It's incredible to say but nothing changed here during the Pot and Pan Revolution until the protests had become ...

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  14. How did Iceland clean up its banks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | BBC News

    ... and went after reckless bankers. Many senior executives have been jailed and the country's ex-prime minister Geir Haarde was also put on trial , becoming the first world leader to face criminal prosecution arising from the turmoil. although he was ...

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