Meeting with OSCE Referendum Assessment Mission held at MFA NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Roman Vassilenko received Tamaś Meszerics, Head of the Referendum Assessment Mission of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Up to 6,100 in Tokyo predicted to die in worst-case quake scenario TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Up to around 6,100 people would die in the event a major earthquake hits the heart of Tokyo, the metropolitan government said in a report Wednesday, revising down the estimate by around 30 percent from a decade ago, Kyodo reports.
Over 10 int'l organizations accredited for referendum in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Up to 10 international organizations accredited their observers for the upcoming referendum in Kazakhstan, Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister - Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
President Tokayev condoles over deadly shooting at Texas elementary school NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a telegram of condolences to President of the United States of America Joseph Biden in connection with the shooting at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that took the lives of innocent children and adults, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Kazakhstan, Malaysia eye post-pandemic boost to tourism, cultural ties KUALA LUMPUR. KAZINFORM - Ambassador of Kazakhstan Bulat Sugurbayev met with Nancy Shukri, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture of Malaysia. Sugurbayev noted the high level of people-to-people cooperation that has developed in the 30 years of partnership between the two nations. He emphasized the importance of giving a boost to tourism and cultural ties in the post-pandemic era, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry.
New head of Medeu district in Almaty named ALMATY. KAZINFORM - By order of the Mayor of Almaty city Yerbolat Dossayev and as agreed with the Kazakh President Administration and Maslikhat of Almaty Yerkebulan Orazalin was named the new akim (head) of Medeu district, Kazinform cites the press service of Almaty's administration office.
New NYU Abu Dhabi research could make cancer treatments more efficient ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - A team led by Professor of Biology, Senior Vice Provost of Research at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), and UAE national Sehamuddin Galadari, has discovered a novel structural modification in AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) during anticancer therapy that could pave the way for the development of more effective cancer treatments, WAM reports.
Nazarbayev University featured into prestigious CWUR rankings NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Nazarbayev University is the only Kazakhstani and Central Asian institution to be featured into the prestigious rankings compiled by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), Kazinform has learned from cwur.org.
N. Korea fires 3 ballistic missiles, including 1 suspected ICBM: S. Korean military SEOUL. KAZINFORM - North Korea fired three ballistic missiles toward the East Sea on Wednesday, including an apparent intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), South Korea's military said, just a day after U.S. President Joe Biden wrapped up his Asia trip highlighting America's security commitment to Seoul and Tokyo, Yonhap reports.
Kostanay region channels over KZT 33 mln for museum repair works KOSTANAY. KAZINFORM Governor of Kostanay region Arkhimed Mukhambetov paid a working visit to the southern districts of the region to survey some important sites, including the Akhmet Baiturssynov and Myrzhakup Dulatov Literature Museum in Torgai village.