Three dead, 53 rescued in refugee, migrant vessel sinking off Greece's Crete island ATHENS. KAZINFORM - The bodies of three victims have been recovered, while 53 others have been rescued about 12 nautical miles off southeastern Crete island, after a vessel carrying a still unclear number of refugees and migrants sank, Greece's Coast Guard said on Monday, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan attends 15th meeting of secretaries of SCO Security Councils NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Assistant to the President-Secretary of the Security Coucil Asset Isekeshev took part in the 15th meeting of the secretaries of the Security Councils of the SCO nations held via a videoconferencing, the Akorda press service reports.
Robots filling the void in post-coronavirus world TOKYO. KAZINFORM The coronavirus pandemic has forced society to reshape how people interact, and robots are fast filling the void, even to the point of helping alleviate feelings of loneliness in a world where social distancing has become the new norm.
Al-Farabi’s name immortalized in Israel NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Abu Nasr Al-Farabi's commemorative plaque has appeared in Haifa on the street that bears his name. The event was supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Israel, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Al-Farabi KazNU.
Life in orbit induces brain changes in cosmonauts — head of research MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - A cosmonaut’s brain at the International Space Station changes in order to adapt a human being to life in space, head of the Department of Sensory-Motor Physiology and Countermeasures of the Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBMP) of the Russian Academy of Sciences Yelena Tomilovskaya told TASS on Tuesday.
Prime Minister instructs to enhance monitoring of new technology penetration NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Enhanced monitoring of the penetration of new technologies in production processes has been tasked by Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin at the government session held today, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan reports over 34% growth in pharmaceutical manufacturing NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Pharmaceutical manufacturing has seen a 34.1% rise in Kazakhstan, Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov told a government session on Tuesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
124 COVID-19 patients in severe condition – Kazakh health ministry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – In Kazakhstan, 4,409 people, including 37 children, are being treated for the COVID-19 infection. Of those, 2,362 are in-patients and 2,047 are outpatients, Kazinform reports citing the Telegram channel of the Health Ministry of Kazakhstan.
Suga to reshuffle LDP leadership, retain Kikai as secretary general TOKYO. KAZINFORM - New Liberal Democratic Party President Yoshihide Suga is set on Tuesday to reshuffle the Japanese ruling party's leadership, retaining Toshihiro Nikai as secretary general while naming former education minister Hakubun Shimomura as policy chief, Kyodo reports.
Brazil reports 4.3m cases of COVID-19, 131,600 deaths BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health of Brazil on Sunday reported that 14,768 new infections with COVID-19 were notified in 24 hours, adding up to 4,330,455 cases since the pandemic started. The total death toll from the disease stands now at 131,625, as 415 fatal cases were reported from Saturday to Sunday, Agencia Brasil reports.