Sigumundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, Prime Minister of Iceland, paid roughly half as much tax and duties last year than in 2013.
Katrín Jakobsdóttir, leader of the Left Green Movement, has requested a special meeting of the parliamentary foreign affairs committee to discuss NATO’s support of Turkish attacks on the border between Syria and Iraq. The attacks are not only affecting ISIS, but also local Kurds, who are...
Most poll respondents say they would like to see Jón Gnarr become President of Iceland. Comedian and writer Jón is currently domestic content editor for 365 Media, and used to be mayor of Reykjavík.
Dmitry Peskov, spokesperson for Russian president Vladimir Putin, says that trade sanctions against Iceland are a possibility in light of the Icelandic government’s continued support for Western sanctions against Russia following its support for the uprising in eastern Ukraine.
Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson this week visited Malawi; commemorating 25 years of development cooperation between the two nations.
Iceland was not involved in the creation of the new joint cooperation agreement on fishing in the Arctic Ocean which was signed in Oslo last week. The Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs is unhappy and yesterday summoned ambassadors to a meeting.
In a recent interview with Skessuhorn, West Iceland’s weekly, Minister for Foreign Affairs Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson suggested that perhaps Iceland should consider reduced whaling—not necessarily on principle, but for practical reasons.
The District Court of Reykjavík today ruled in the case filed by BHM against the Icelandic government for the imposition of strike laws last month.
Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs, Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, is currently in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, participating in the third International Conference on Financing for Development.