Abai and Al Farabi monuments unveiled in Turkestan TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM Monuments on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of Kazakh poet Abai and 1150th anniversary of the world-known scientist, thinker Abu Nasr Al Farabi were opened in Turkestan, the press service of the Governor of Turkestan region reports.
Flu shot fears growing further as suspected deaths pile up SEOUL. KAZINFORM Concerns over seasonal flu shots grew further on Friday as deaths after vaccinations swelled to over 30, with health experts split over whether to go ahead with a state-led free shot program amid a potential «twindemic» of the new coronavirus and the flu.
Astana’s Vlasov 5th in Vuelta a España Stage 3 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - After suffering on the opening stage to Arrate Aleksandr Vlasov keeps on improving his form day by day. Already yesterday the Astana Pro Team leader showed his legs, finishing shortly after the main GC favorites, while today, at the third stage of the Vuelta a España Aleksandr Vlasov spent a solid day on the road, attacking inside the final kilometer to the top of La Laguna Negra de Vinuesa and, finally, finishing 5th in the group of the red jersey, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
‘Snow leopards’ teams to encounter in a hockey match in Nur-Sultan marking Int'l Snow Leopard Day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A hockey game between two clubs, BARYS from Nur-Sultan, and AK BARS from Kazan, will take place at the Barys Arena on the occasion of the International Snow Leopard Day, celebrated annually on 23 October.
Russia reports 17,340 coronavirus cases in 24 hours MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s coronavirus cases grew by 17,340 in the past 24 hours, this is the highest number since the start of the pandemic. A total of 1,480,646 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 throughout the country, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday, TASS reports.
Kazakh Information Ministry works to better legislative framework for access to information NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The work by the Information and Social Development Ministry is ongoing to improve the legislative framework for the access to information, Aida Balayeva, Information Minister, said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
New virus cases spike to over 150 as cluster infections pile up in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases bounced back to an over one-month high Friday as sporadic cluster infections at senior care hospitals and other risk-prone facilities continued to increase, Yonhap reports.
Astana’s Fuglsang moves to 6th place in overall ranking after Giro d’Italia Stage 18 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - An epic finish on the Laghi di Cancano after 207km with Jakob Fuglsang taking a strong fourth place, sees him moving up to sixth place on the general classification with three stages to go. After an amazing job of the whole Astana Pro Team with Fabio Felline being in the breakaway of the day, the leader of the Kazakh team now sits 3:59 down on the new owner of the Maglia Rosa, W. Kelderman, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.