Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Iran hopes to inaugurate its first nuclear power plant in August

Iran expects to inaugurate its first nuclear power plant in late August after more than 30 years in construction work, said spokesman today Iranian Foreign Ministry, Ramin Mehmanparast. "We have consultations with the Russian authorities" which steers the construction of the plant in Bushehr (southern) to determine the date of commissioning, Mehmanparast said in his usual press conference Tuesday.

Morocco, military plane crashes

A military transport plane C-130 carrying 81 people Moroccan crashed in Morocco. This is confirmed by the government in Rabat. The plane, a C-130 transport, hit a mountain in the desert near Guelmin (about 800 km south of Rabat): the victims are 78 and three seriously injured. The aircraft that was supposed to land at the small airport of Guelmin, due to bad weather, crashed into mountains in the area during the landing phase.

Norwegian Justice Minister defends police action against criticism

The Norwegian Justice Minister Knut Storberget, praised Tuesday the "fantastic" job of the police after the double attack on Friday killed at least, 76 people, despite the many criticisms against agents for their slowness to react after the shooting. "I take this opportunity to thank the Oslo police, police from other districts and other specialized organs their fantastic job," said Knut Storberget after a meeting with police commanders.

Police accuse Breivik study of crimes against humanity

Norwegian police aims to use a new provision of the penal code which punishes crimes against humanity to accuse Anders Breivik Behring, who has acknowledged being the author of the twin bombings that caused 76 deaths in Oslo and Utoya Island on Friday . Introduced in the Norwegian criminal code in 2008, this provision refers to "crimes against humanity" provides for a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison.

Norwegian police disclosed today the names of 76 deceased

The Norwegian police has started spreading on Tuesday the identity of the 76 people killed in twin bombings recorded last Friday at the Nordic country, whose authorship has confessed Behring Anders Breivik, the only person arrested so far. The first four names given by the security forces were the Linak Gunnar, 23, Tove Knutsen Ashill, 56, Hanna M. Orvik Endresen, 61, and Kai Hauge, 32 years old. Police have used these identities to spread its website, reports the BBC. In addition to the officially confirmed so far, has emerged that a brother of Princess Mette Marit, Trond Berntsen, is among the victims, and on Sunday the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said during the funeral on behalf of Tore Eikeland, a 21 year old whom he described as "one of the most talented young politicians." Chief of Police, Sveinung Sponheim, explained that progressively published the names of the victims after they have completed the identification process and the families of the deceased have been informed.

Berlusconi paid a penalty of more than 560 million euros regarding Mondadori case

The business group Fininvest, owned by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been paid the penalty of about 560 million euros imposed by the Court of Appeal of Milan on corruption unleashed in the struggle for control of Mondadori. The Italian conglomerate CIR (Industrial Companies Reunidas), recipient of the penalty, said in a statement Tuesday that this concrete has received 564.2 million euros of Fininvest, by way of compensation for property damage caused by not having been able to control of Mondadori.