Kazinform centennial: UzA dir.-gen extends congratulations NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Abdusaid Kuchimov, Director-General of the Uzbek National News Agency (UzA) has congratulated International Kazinform News Agency Director-General Askar Umarov and the Kazinform staff on the 100th anniversary on behalf of UzA and the entire people of Uzbekistan, Kazinform reports.
Asia's FIFA World Cup 2022, Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers rescheduled KUALA LUMPUR. KAZINFORM In light of the current COVID-19 situation in many countries, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have jointly decided that the upcoming qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023, originally scheduled to take place during the international match windows in October and November 2020, will be rescheduled to 2021.
Kazakhstan, UN sign cooperation framework NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - First Deputy Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov and UN Resident Coordinator in Kazakhstan Norimasa Shimomura signed an Agreement between Kazakhstan and the UN on Cooperation for Sustainable Development for 2021-2025, Kazinform reports with reference to primeminister.kz.
Venezuela ready to test Russian COVID-19 vaccine RIO DE JANEIRO. KAZINFORM Venezuela is ready to take part in the clinical trials of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine and, if the trials are successful, use it and promote it on the local market, Russian Ambassador to Venezuela Sergei Melik-Bagdasarov told TASS on Wednesday.
Greater Seoul area at risk of spike in virus cases, local infections at over 1-month high SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's health authorities warned Thursday that the greater Seoul area is teetering on the brink of another spike in virus cases, and eased social distancing may be rolled back if the upward trend continues, Yonhap reports.
Kazinform is a credible and main information source in Kazakhstan - Information Minister NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Information and Social Development Minister Aida Balayeva has congratulated the International News Agency Kazinform as the latter marks 100 years since foundation on August 13, 1920, Kazinform reports.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 214,000 in past day GENEVA. KAZINFORM - Over 214,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, were registered worldwide on August 12, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 20.16 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin published on Wednesday night, TASS reports.
Biden, Harris appear together for 1st time as running mates WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - U.S. presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden attended Wednesday a campaign event in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, together with Kamala Harris, his choice of Democratic vice presidential candidate, in what was the duo's first public appearance as running mates, Xinhua reports.