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Q&A: Icelandic ex-PM's Geir Haarde trial

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image captionMr Haarde described the court's verdict as "absurd"

Iceland's former Prime Minister Geir Haarde has been found not guilty of negligence over the 2008 financial crisis that saw the island's economy go into meltdown.

But Mr Haarde - the first world leader to face criminal prosecution arising from the global turmoil - was found guilty of one of the four charges: not holding cabinet meetings when things turned critical.

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