Despite initial optimism, the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program were suspended. Sources close to the delegations gathered in Vienna advanced that negotiations will be resumed in mid-December, possibly in the Sultanate of Oman. The same sources indicate that, this time, Iran will not benefit from the reduction of penalties, as happened after the interim agreement signed a year ago in Geneva. The Group of five plus one-China, United States, France, Britain, Russia and Germany â" are since last Tuesday to try to negotiate with the Iranian delegation in the Austrian capital. The goal is the same as always. Limit the ability of Iran's uranium enrichment in Exchange for the progressive lifting of the sanctions.
Is the first free election in the country's history, considered the most stable among the Nations who participated in the "Arab spring". The trip to the polls deorreu peacefully. About 80 thousand numbers were assigned to protect the voting centers, while about 27 thousand local and international observers participating in the electoral process. Official results must be disclosed within 48 hours after the closure of polls at local 6:0 pm. The secular candidate Beji Caid Esebi, of 87 years, is the favorite among the more than 20 rivals.
In the West Bank, in the village of Khirbet Abu Falah, a Palestinian family accuses the Jewish settlers have torched the House. The fire damaged a room of the dwelling without however causing injuries. A neighbor says, "I got a call saying that the settlers entered the village and went with my son and when we were coming home fled but everything was burning". On the walls the attackers left Hebrew inscriptions "blood revenge" and "death to the Arabs". The Israeli police said to be investigating the incident.
The 39 injured are in the majority among the three localities most affected Omachi and Hakuba, Nagano. The quake also caused serious damage to dozens of houses and cutting electricity to more than 1500 homes in a country prepared for earthquakes, since 20 percent of large earthquakes worldwide occur in the country in the rising sun. The high-speed train line connecting Nagano to Tokyo resumed normal operations shortly after technicians have established that the lack of damage near the epicenter.
It was also felt in neighboring Moldova, including in the capital, Chisinau. It is the strongest earthquake this year and one of the strongest in recent years in the country. There is, for now, news of injuries or property damage.