Member of European Parliament calls for urgent assistance in Afghanistan to avoid humanitarian catastrophe BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM. Chair of the European Parliament’s delegation for relations with Afghanistan Petras Auštrevičius issued statement regarding humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, special correspondent of Kazinform in EU reports.
Japan calls for developing world natural gas projects to be funded TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan on Friday called on international financial institutions to continue supporting natural gas projects in developing countries if they are deemed in each case to be the most effective means to reduce greenhouse emissions, Kyodo reports.
Exceptional symphonic program to be presented in Kazakh capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Maestro Abzal Mukhitdin’s project, Three Epochs – Three Destinies, will take place on October 16 at the Astana Opera Grand Hall. The fact that Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7 will be featured at the opera house for the first time gives the event a special significance, Kazinform has learnt from the theater’s press service.
Astana's Alexey Lutsenko wins Serenissima Gravel NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakh leader of Astana – Premier Tech Alexey Lutsenko won the premier edition of the 100% gravel one-day race Serenissima Gravel from Lido di Jesolo to Piazzola sul Brenta in Italy, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
New COVID-19 cases remain in 1,600s as authorities set to relax virus curbs SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new COVID-19 cases stayed in the 1,600s for the second consecutive day Saturday, as the government plans to relax social distancing rules, starting next week, ahead of a gradual return to normal life, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstan, Kiribati adopt joint statement at UN on Rehabilitation of Territories Affected by Nuclear Tests NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - At the UN General Assembly’s First Committee session on the 30th anniversary of the closing of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Kiribati issued a Joint statement in support of positive obligations under the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.