iceland iceland  /ˈaɪs lənd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
  2. (n) a volcanic island in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle

News

  1. Iceland—Concluding Statement of an IMF mission for the 2013 Article IV Consultation and the Third Post-Program ...

    Iceland’s economy is on a path to recovery and the outlook is for continued gradual expansion. The overarching challenge is to create a foundation for durable growth by resolving legacy problems from the previous boom and crash.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: IMF

  2. Thanks, EU, but Iceland isn’t so keen on joining any more

    Iceland is rethinking its desire to become a member of the European Union, putting talks with the European bloc on hold for the time being. Although it had completed about a third of the accession negotiations, ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Iceland Affirms EU Snub as Debt Crisis Drags On

    Iceland’s new government stood by a decision to halt efforts to join the European Union, saying it is determined to maintain control over its natural resources and escape the fallout of the euro debt crisis.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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Quotes

  1. Asked if they could be sold in order to recover the investments, Ms Cooper told BBC1's Andrew Marr Show: "I think we need to have a proper process for doing this and that is why we sent a team over to Iceland on Friday in order to talk to the...
    on Oct 12, 2008 By: Yvette Cooper Source: Sleaford Today

  2. On a visit to Birmingham, Mr Brown said: "This is a problem that has been caused by Iceland. It is totally unacceptable behaviour."
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: WalesOnline

  3. "We will not block the start of membership negotiations," Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende said when he arrived at the EU summit. "But if and when it gets to (joining), Iceland must meet its obligation."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Jan Peter Balkenende Source: Global Times

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