Israel discovers 1,900-year-old industry building, large cemetery JERUSALEM. KAZINFORM - Israeli archaeologists have discovered remains of an industrial building and a nearby wide cemetery, both dating back to about 1,900 years ago, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said Monday, Xinhua reports.
President takes part in Kazakhstan-Switzerland Investment Round Table GENEVA. KAZINFORM – While addressing the Kazakhstan-Switzerland Investment Round Table Kazakh Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev noted that the round table has a key significance for developing trade and economic relations between Kazakhstan and Switzerland. According to him, Switzerland has been one of the main strategic and investment partners of Kazakhstan for many years, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Kazakh Majilis Speaker addresses CSTO PA sitting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Speaker of the Kazakh Majilis Nurlan Nigmatullin said that the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly should adapt its activities to the current conditions and form the law-making agenda in keeping with the decisions of the CSTO Heads of State, the Chamber’s press service reports.
Russia detects 33,860 daily COVID-19 cases, crisis center says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia has registered 33,860 new confirmed COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, with the total number of infections reaching 9,604,233 cases, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Monday, TASS reports.
G-7 health ministers to hold emergency talks on new COVID variant TOKYO. KAZINFORM Health ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will hold an emergency meeting Monday to discuss their responses to a new coronavirus variant spreading in Europe and elsewhere, the British government said Sunday.
Kazakhstan attracted $670bln worth of FDI during independence period NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan has attracted foreign direct investment worth of over $670 billion during 30 years of its independence, Vice Minister of National Economy Alisher Abdikadirov said Monday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
German experts discuss Kazakh model of interfaith and intercivilizational development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On November 25, 2021, in the format of a videoconference, a round table was held on the topic «Interfaith dialogue for peace and harmony», organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Federal Republic of Germany with the assistance of N. Nazarbayev Center for Development of Interfaith and Intercivilization Dialogue, Kazinform has learnt from the center’s press service.
Former Slovak presidents urge people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - Former presidents of Slovakia call upon the people to get vaccinated, as the innoculation is the best way to fight COVID-19 pandemic, reads a statement signed by formers presidents Rudolf Schuster (1999-2004), Ivan Gasparovic (2004-14) and Andrej Kiska (2014-19), TASR report.
Kazakh PM attends ECO Summit in Ashgabat NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh PM Askar Mamin paid a working visit to Ashgabat on November 27-28 to take part in the XV Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), hold talks with President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, the primeminister.kz reads.
Iran confirms its high interest in cooperation with Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - In the framework of his participation at the 15th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Shakhrat Nuryshev held a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Ashgabat on November 28, 2021, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
WHO says not clear whether Omicron more transmissible, causes more severe disease GENEVA. KAZINFORM It is not yet clear whether the Omicron COVID-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants including Delta, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday.
Daily virus cases below 4,000 for 2nd day amid new variant woes in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed below 4,000 for the second straight day Monday due largely to fewer tests, but the high number of critically ill patients remained worrisome amid concerns about the new virus variant, Yonhap reports.