Iceland on FATF’s Gray List

18 Oct Iceland has just been added on the gray list of the Financial Action Task Force, FATF – a list of countries which have failed to take sufficient measures to combat money laundering and the financing of acts of terrorism.

Will Iceland be Gray-Listed?

17 Oct By the end of the week, Iceland could land on a gray list of countries, which have failed to take sufficient measures to combat money laundering and the financing of acts of terrorism.

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Japan in June.

Iceland’s Choice: the US or China

16 Oct In the coming years, Icelanders must decide whether to follow China or the US, in terms of trade and international affairs.

Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson.

Icelandic Minister Criticizes Perry for Banning Same-Sex Marriage

14 Oct Icelandic Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson criticized US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry at their meeting with Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir on Thursday.

US President Donald Trump.

Trump Interested in Free Trade Agreement with Iceland

25 Sep The Trump administration is interested in a free trade agreement with Iceland.

From Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament.

Alþingi Reconvenes Today

10 Sep Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament reconvenes today for the 150th session.

Ram Nath Kovind, president of India.

President of India Visits Iceland

9 Sep President of India Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind arrived in Iceland on a state visit this morning, along with their entourage.

US Interest Part of Competition with China

6 Sep US interest in Iceland and the Arctic region is clearly increasing.

Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir.

Second Youngest Minister in Icelandic History

6 Sep The party group of the Independence Party approved yesterday the suggestion of Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson to appoint Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir minister of justice.

Iceland's First Lady Eliza Reid, with US Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence.

Colors Speak Loudly during Pence’s Visit

5 Sep Colors said more than many words yesterday when US Vice President Mike Pence visited Höfði house, Reykjavík.

Flags flying in front of Advania.

Rainbow Flags near Höfði House

4 Sep Passers-by have noticed numerous rainbow flags flying in the vicinity of Höfði house, where US Vice President Mike Pence recently arrived on a state visit.

US Vice President Mike Pence.

‘Party against Pence’ Planned by 11 Associations

4 Sep Eleven associations are planning a protest today in Austurvöllur square, Reykjavík, at 5:30 pm, called “Partý gegn Pence,” meaning “Party against Pence.”

Höfði house, Reykjavík. LOKAÐ means CLOSED.

Street Closures During Pence’s Visit

4 Sep Traffic will be interrupted in Reykjavík today, due to the arrival of US Vice President Mike Pence.

An MV-22 Osprey is in the foreground. The picture is taken at Keflavík International Airport in October of last year.

Military Aircraft Keep Coming to Iceland

3 Sep At least five US military transport aircraft landed at Keflavík International Airport yesterday, along with three military aircraft of the type Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey.

From Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, this morning.

Third Energy Package Approved

2 Sep The European Union’s energy market legislation, known as the third energy package, was overwhelmingly approved by Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, shortly before noon.

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