IS claims responsibility for deadly suicide bombing at wedding hall in Kabul: media KABUL. KAZINFORM The hardliner Islamic State (IS) outfit has claimed responsibility for the deadly suicide bombing at a wedding hall in Kabul on Saturday night that claimed over 60 lives and injured more than 180 others, a local media outlet reported Sunday, Xinhua reports.
Candidate registration open for Emirati parliamentary elections 2019 until August 22nd ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The National Election Committee, NEC, today announced that nine candidate registration centres across the UAE are now accepting applications for Federal National Council, FNC, membership and will continue to do so until August 22, 2019, WAM reports.
Samsung Electronics accounts for 20 pct of S. Korea's exports in H1 SEOUL. KAZINFORM Samsung Electronics Co. was responsible for 20 percent of South Korea's total exports in the first half of this year, showing its heavy influence on the national economy, its financial report showed Sunday, YONHAP reports.
FAO: 39 million people suffer from hunger in Latin America MONTEVIDEO. KAZINFORM An increase in the number of people suffering from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean, now totaling 39 million, is a cause of concern for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), according to its deputy representative for that region, EFE reports.
Mongolian Foreign Minister meets outgoing Ambassador of Kazakhstan ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Damdin Tsogtbaatar on August 16 met with outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Mongolia Kalybek Koblandin in connection with the end of his tenure, MONTSAME reports.
Dubai to witness Middle East’s first dinosaur skeleton auction with initial value of AED 14 million DUBAI. KAZINFORM A massive 155-million-year-old dinosaur skeleton will be up for grabs for lovers of rare collectibles as Emirates Auction announced it will organize the Middle East’s first auction to sell the giant dinosaur skeleton WAM reports.
Heavy rainfall, strong winds continue after typhoon sweeps Japan TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Heavy rainfall and strong winds continued in parts of Japan on Friday as a powerful typhoon lingered over the Sea of Japan after ripping through the western part of the country the previous day, triggering landslide and flood warnings, Kyodo reports.
Kazakh Ambassador presents credentials to German Federal President BERLIN. KAZINFORM - Ambassador of Kazakhstan Dauren Karipov presented his letter of credentials to the Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in the German capital’s historic Bellevue Palace, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.