Torrential rain triggers massive flooding in southwestern Japan TOKYO. KAZINFORM Torrential rain in the southwestern Japan prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima triggered massive flooding Saturday, washing away homes and prompting local governments to order more than 200,000 residents to take shelter.
World Bank financing to help Kazakhstan unleash full potential of its livestock industry WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved on July 2 a $500 million loan for the Sustainable Livestock Development Program to support the development of environmentally sustainable, inclusive, and competitive beef production in Kazakhstan.
Global COVID-19 cases top 11 mln: Johns Hopkins University NEW YORK. KAZINFORM Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 11 million on Friday, reaching 11,031,905 as of 6:33 p.m. (2233 GMT), according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.