Autumn portrait of Great Al-Farabi appears in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The students of KazNU and volunteers from Almaty city have «painted» a portrait of the great thinker Abu Nasr Al-Farabi, for which they used the «colors of autumn» – the leaves, Kazinform has learnt from the university’s press service.
New virus cases above 100 for 4th day, cluster infections in focus in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases rose by triple digits for the fourth straight day Saturday as cluster infections across the country continued to pile up amid eased social distancing measures, Yonhap reports.
Typhoon Molave leaves 27 dead, 50 missing in central, central highlands Vietnam HANOI. KAZINFORM - Floods and landslides triggered by Typhoon Molave in Vietnam's central and central highlands regions have left 27 people dead, 50 missing and 67 injured as of Saturday morning, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said, Xinhua reports.
Univ. startup develops coronavirus antibody test kit using silkworms FUKUOKA. KAZINFORM - A Kyushu University startup in the southwestern Japan city of Fukuoka has teamed up with a medical equipment maker to offer a coronavirus antibody test kit utilizing silkworms that allows people to take tests without visiting medical institutions, Kyodo News reports.
Global security environment enters phase of heightened volatility: UN chief UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - The global security environment has entered a phase of heightened and extended volatility, with increased threats of civil unrest and a steady rise in instability across the globe, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a report released on Friday, Xinhua reports.
WHO registers record high of over 505,000 new COVID-19 cases in one day GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The number of the confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection worldwide has approached 44.9 mln, rising over 24 hours by more than 505,000, which is a new record high of incidence in one day. According to the data of the World Health Organization (WHO) published on Friday, the number of fatalities has increased by more than 7,000, approaching 1.18 mln., TASS reports.
Kazakhstan weather forecast for Oct 31 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The greater part of Kazakhstan is still to enjoy the weather without precipitation. Only the east is to expect snow, and the western regions are to brace for rain. Occasional fog as well as strong wind which is to roll through the south and west are also forecast, Kazinform reports.