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After Iceland's PM Steps Down, President to Run for 6th Term

Iceland's longest-serving president said Monday he would run for a sixth term in June, reversing a decision to bow out in response to political upheaval caused by the prime minister's resignation over the Panama Papers scandal. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, who has been president since 1996, has exerted his right to demand popular votes on key issues, introducing political power to an office that had traditionally been seen as largely ceremonial. His about-face comes nearly two weeks...

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