Netherlands police name suspect in Utrecht tram shooting, several injured UTRECHT. KAZINFORM Netherlands police have named a suspect wanted in connection to a shooting attack aboard a tram that injured several people on Monday in what authorities have described as a possible terror attack in a square to the west of the Dutch city of Utrecht, EFE reported.
‘Dubai Stars' walk of fame saluting 10,000 international celebrities to open in Dubai DUBAI. KAZINFORM Downtown Dubai will be home to more than 400, as Emaar has announced that it will launch ‘Dubai Stars,' a walkable tribute to stars and influencers from all over the world, along Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard in Downtown Dubai.
Boeing «finalizing» MCAS software update following Ethiopia crash CHICAGO. KAZINFORM Boeing said Sunday it is finalizing a software update and pilot training revision related to MCAS (Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System) in 737 Max, following two deadly air crashes in less than five months, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan's gold production up 5% in Jan-Feb ASTANA. KAZINFORM Production of unwrought gold and semi-processed gold or in powder form reached 14 315 kg in January-February this year that is 5% more as compared to the same period of 2018, Statistics Committee of the National Economy Ministry of Kazakhstan reports.
Kazinform's photo exposition in the spotlight of OIC 1st cultural festival CAIRO. KAZINFORM - Kazinform International News Agency has participated in the photo exhibition "The Islamic World in Photos" organized by the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) as part of the OIC's first cultural festival held in Cairo, Egypt on February 5-9, Kazinform reports.
Kazakh low-cost airline’s ticket sales to start in late March ASTANA. KAZINFORM - At the instruction of the Head of State, Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of Kazakhstan and Air Astana are working round the clock to launch FlyArystan low-cost airline. The ticket sales for the carrier's commercial flights are expected to start on March 29, 2019, Kazinform cites the committee's press office.
Kazakhstan partakes in 63rd session of UN Commission on Status of Women ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan's delegation led by Executive Secretary of the Kazakh Ministry of Labor and Social Protection Aida Kurmangaliyeva participated in the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, which is held in New York City from 11th to 22nd March, Kazinform has learned from the ministry's press office.
Kazakh President inks law on defense industry ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On defense industry and state defense order" aimed at integral control of the domestic defense industry as well as formation and execution of the state defense order, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Japan to develop air-to-ship long-range cruise missiles TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan has decided to develop for the first time air-to-ship long-range cruise missiles to be carried by fighter jets and capable of attacking a warship from outside the range of an enemy's weapons, government sources said Sunday, Kyodo reports.
S. Korea, U.S. defense chiefs to meet in Washington next month SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States will hold talks in Washington early next month over the security situation on the peninsula and joint peace efforts, Seoul's defense ministry said Monday, Yonhap reports.
Astana’s Fuglsang and Izagirre take stage wins in Tirreno-Adriatico and Paris-Nice ASTANA. KAZINFORM - After yesterday's stage win of Alexey Lutsenko, today Jakob Fuglsang and Ion Izagirre both finished a great solo attack to win stage 5 of Tirreno-Adriatico and stage 8 of Paris-Nice. These were the eighteenth and nineteenth victory of Astana Pro Team in 2019, making it the best start of the season in the history of the team. Izagirre won the final stage of Paris-Nice, Jakob Fuglsang moved into third place overall at Tirreno-Adriatico after his win, with still two stages to go, the team's press office informs.