COP26 presidency releases draft agreement amid final Glasgow deal ANKARA. KAZINFORM - The UK presidency of the 26th session of the UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, on Wednesday published the first draft agreement of decisions that the summit parties will negotiate and issue on Friday at the end of the summit, Anadolu Agency reports.
Balayeva stresses importance of using NGOs’ potential to cope with people’s current issues NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – An online meeting of the Coordinating Council for Cooperation with NGOs chaired by Minister of Information and Public Development of Kazakhstan Aida Balayeva took place, Kazinform cites the Ministry’s press service.
UAE announces 75 new COVID-19 cases, 99 recoveries, and no deaths in the last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 278,127 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
Russia records another 38,058 coronavirus cases, the lowest number since Oct 27 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia recorded 38,058 coronavirus cases in the past day, the lowest number since October 27, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Wednesday. The total number of cases has reached 8,911,713, TASS reports.
Kazakh Majilis Speaker Nigmatulin, French Ambassador Didier Canesse meet NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Chairman of the Majilis of Parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin discussed the perspective areas of Kazakh-French cooperation with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Kazakhstan Didier Canesse, Kazinform cites the press service of the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament.
Kishida re-elected Japan PM by parliament after general election win TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's Liberal Democratic Party President Fumio Kishida was re-elected Wednesday as prime minister in a special parliament session after his party secured a majority in the House of Representatives election on Oct. 31, Kyodo reports.
Ten of Brazil’s 27 states saw no deaths from COVID-19 in 24h BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Figures released by Brazil’s Health Ministry shows that nine states plus the Federal District did not register any deaths from COVID-19 in 24 hours—São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Goiás, Sergipe, Piauí, Rondônia, Amapá, Roraima, Acre, and the Federal District, Agencia Brasil reports.
PM instructs to ensure Kazakhstan’s preparedness for revaccination campaign NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Prime Minister Askar Mamin instructed Tuesday to ensure preparedness of vaccination rooms for the revaccination campaign scheduled to start on November 22 across Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kishida to be re-elected Japan PM as special Diet session convenes TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's parliament will convene a special session Wednesday with Liberal Democratic Party President Fumio Kishida set to be re-elected as prime minister after his party secured a majority in the House of Representatives election on Oct. 31, Kyodo reports.
New infections bounce back to above 2,400 amid eased virus curbs SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases bounced back to above 2,400 for the first time in six days Wednesday amid growing concerns over a resurgence of infections as the country began its «living with COVID-19» scheme last week, Yonhap reports.
Kazakh capital to host Nur-Sultan Open Figure Skating Championships NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Nur-Sultan Open Figure Skating Championships dated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence is set to take place in the Kazakh capital between 15 and 19 November, Kazinform has learnt from the city’s administration.