Astana's Cataldo, Hirt in Top 10 of Tour of the Alps Stage 3 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - It was another exhausting stage at the Tour of the Alps with a very nervous and explosive final. The shortest stage of the race of just 106.3 km ended with a solo victory of the Italian rider Fausto Masnada, who won after a late attack from the leading group. Two Astana Pro Team riders, Dario Cataldo and Jan Hirt both finished inside the Top-10 of the stage at 5th and 8th places, respectively, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
N.K. leader Kim arrives in Vladivostok for summit with Putin VLADIVOSTOK. KAZINFORM - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in Russia's Far Eastern city of Vladivostok on Wednesday for his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid stalled nuclear talks with the United States, Yonhap reports.
Head of law-enforcement department of Kazakh Security Council named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM By the decision of the First President of Kazakhstan-Leader of the Nation, Kanat Seidgapbarov has been appointed as the head of the law-enforcement department of the Security Council of Kazakhstan, the Akorda press service reports.
Kazakh PM, Royal Dutch Shell reps eye cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin has held a meeting with representatives of Royal Dutch Shell, namely Andrew Brown, Upstream Director, Wael Sawan, Executive Vice President Deepwater, and Gerald Schotman, Executive Vice President Upstream JVs, Kazinform has learnt from primeminister.kz.
Kazakhstan, Hungary outlined priority areas of coop NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Hungary determined priority areas in development of cooperation, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said while making a joint statement after the talks with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in Akorda, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh PM, foreign diplomats discuss investment climate improvement approaches NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Askar Mamin has met today with Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce Doris Bradbury, Ambassador of Great Britain to Kazakhstan Michael Gifford, Canadian Ambassador Nicholas Brousseau, Head of the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan Sven-Olov Carlsson and U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Theodore Lyng, according to primeminister.kz.
First steps in the development of new tourism routes along the Silk Roads ALMATY. KAZINFORM On 24-25 April 2019 in Almaty the sub-regional coordination meeting on the development of transboundary tourism routes in Central Asia will be organized in the framework of the European Union funded project "Silk Roads Heritage Corridors in Afghanistan, Central Asia and Iran - International Dimension of the European Year of Cultural Heritage".
Innovative drug delivery improves effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy CHICAGO. KAZINFORM Researchers at the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago have developed a new way to target immunotherapies and deliver them directly to tumors, helping to both reduce side effects and make the therapies more effective in treating cancer.
Astana Pro Team riders won team trial at 2019 Asian championships in Tashkent NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh riders of Astana Pro Team Zhandos Bizhigitov, Evgeniy Gidich, Daniil Fominykh, Artyom Zakharov, Yuriy Natarov and Dmitriy Gruzdev, who were representing Kazakhstan National Team, won the first golden medal of Asian road cycling championships 2019, finishing with the best time at TTT.
Sri Lankan president announces security shakeup COLOMBO. KAZINFORM President Maithripala Sirisena said Tuesday that he would move quickly to restructure Sri Lanka's intelligence and security apparatus in response to a failure to act on warnings received ahead of the Easter Sunday attacks, which left more than 300 people dead, EFE reports.
EAEU reaches agreement on common electricity market MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Eurasian Economic Union member states have settled the last disagreement regarding the common electricity market, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) press service told BelTA following a meeting held under the chairmanship of EEC Board head Tigran Sargsyan to discuss the development of the common electricity market in the EAEU, BELTA reports.
Rains to douse Kazakhstan on Apr 24 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Most regions of the country will be hit by rains on Wednesday. Heavy rain is forecast for southern regions. Only Western regions will enjoy sunny weather today. Thunderstorm is predicted for central parts of the country, while hail is possible in southern regions.