Moon urges N. Korea, other parties to seize rare dialogue opportunity SEOUL. KAZINFORM President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current chance to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace, as Seoul and Washington are wrapping up their combined military drills, Yonhap reports.
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.
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.
Dengue fever kills 48, infects over 10,700 people in Myanmar YANGON. KAZINFORM Forty eight people died and 10,757 others were infected by Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) across Myanmar in the past seven months, according to a release from the Public Health Department under the Ministry of Health and Sports on Wednesday.