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See amazing places in Europe & the Middle East through 33 SIENA award-winning photos.


(Voyagez en Europe et au Moyen Orient à travers  33 photos qui ont reçu le prix SIENA.) Continue reading See amazing places in Europe & the Middle East through 33 SIENA award-winning photos.

New Iceland law allows jailed bankers to walk free amid Panama Papers scandal


Three top figures from Iceland’s failed Kaupthing Bank have been released from jail after barely serving a quarter of their sentences due to a new law. It comes as Iceland deals with a fresh scandal linking the ex-PM to both the Panama offshore revelations and the bank.

Former chairman of Kaupthing, Sigurdur Einarsson, its biggest shareholder, Olafur Olafsson, and the finance director of the Luxembourg branch, Magnus Gudmundsson, are being released from the low-security Kviabryggju prison on Thursday.

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