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24 July, 2017, 13:49
Injectable AIDS drug may work 'as well' as pills: study
AFP: A two-drug cocktail injected every month or two may be just as effective as a daily pill at keeping the AIDS virus under control, said a study Monday that promised relief for millions.
In South Kazakhstan, editor-in-chief of the newspaper extorted money from businessman
In South Kazakhstan, the editor-in-chief of one of the newspapers presented himself as an employee of department of economic investigations and demanded from the businessman 5 million tenge for ensuring protection in the sphere of a gambling, BNews.kz reported.
Kazakhstan citizens won 500 thousand dollars for a victory in Major Krakow 2017 on Counter-Strike
For the first time the team from the CIS of Gambit Esports part of which are three Kazakhstan citizens Dauren Kystaubayev, Rustem Telepov and Abay Hasenov has beaten Brazilian team of Immortals in the grand final of PGL Major Krakow on CS:GO with the score 2:1. Thus, players have won a champion title and have won the first prize of 500 thousand dollars, starladder.com reported.
EXPO today: "Future Energy" Forum, national day of Uganda and competition "Operalia"
At the International EXPO 2017 exposition the fifth conference of the two-day forum "Future Energy" will be opened. What else is prepared for guests of the EXPO today, read in the BNews.kz material.
Dollar faces fresh pressure while most Asia markets turn down
AFP: The dollar suffered fresh losses on Monday, while most Asian markets turned negative as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting and the release of big-name earnings results.
21 July, 2017, 18:19
Aids deaths halve as more get drugs
Deaths linked to Aids have halved in a decade, official figures shows.
Volume of a cargo transportation between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan grew by 14%
In four months 2017 the volume of a cargo transportation between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan has grown by 14% in comparison with the same period of 2016, BNews.kz correspondent reported, citing the Ministry of Economics of Kyrgyzstan.
Kazakhstan Minister of Culture meets Adrien Brody at the Astana airport
Today afternoon, the famous actor of Hollywood – Adrien Brody has arrived to Astana. Tomorrow the star of world cinema together with other popular actors will open the international Eurasia Film Festival in the capital of Kazakhstan, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Two Aktobe citizens got a prison term for a bride theft
In Aktobe, two young were sentenced for the attempt of a bride theft, Bnews.kz correspondent reports.
B. Musin: Working conditions according to the European standards are created to prosecutors
Working conditions according to the European standards are created to prosecutors. The center works by the principle of one window and is created for convenience of persons interested to appeal to the prosecutor's office of people, Chairman of the Committee of legal statistics and special accounting of the Prosecutor General's Office Bagdat Musin said on the opening of specialized PPC - Centre of law-enforcement services in the building of the Prosecutor General's Office, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide
AFP: Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who overcame a troubled childhood to top the charts with an angry but melodic brand of metal, was found dead Thursday in an apparent suicide. He was 41.
EXPO today: National day of Greece, symphony by Gustav Mahler and Inamauri Panpipers
At the International EXPO 2017 exposition today at once two countries will celebrate the national days. In more detail about what actions are expected in the 41st day of exposition, read in the BNews.kz material.
Two killed in 6.7-magnitude quake off Greece and Turkey resorts
AFP: At least two people were killed on the Greek island of Kos Friday when a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook the popular summer resort holiday destinations of the Dodecanese Islands in Greece and the Aegean coast of Turkey.
20 July, 2017, 18:18
MH370 search reveals hidden undersea world
AFP: The painstaking search for missing flight MH370 has uncovered a previously unknown undersea world of volcanoes, deep valleys and soaring ridges, according to detailed maps released by Australia.
Korean businessmen are interested in investments into Kazakhstan
South Korean businessmen are interested to invest in economy of Kazakhstan. Domestic agriculture, medicine, trade and infrastructure construction attract great interest of foreign businessmen. At the same time during the Kazakhstan-Korean forum of cooperation foreign participants told about difficulties and barriers of investments into our country, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan GDP of agriculture increases by 3,1% in first half year
Prime-minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintaev discussed with agricultural producers of Akmola, North-Kazakhstan, Kostanay, Karaganda, Pavlodar regions the process of implementation of a new state program of development of AIC.
Connection of Kazakhstan to the BTK project will allow to increase commodity turnovers – Georgian minister
After the railroad of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) is put in operation, Kazakhstan will be able to be connected to the project that in turn will allow member countries to increase commodity turnovers and to expand economic relations with Central Asia. It was said on Wednesday by the first Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Finance of Georgia Dmitry Kusishvili at a meeting of representatives of the customs and border services of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey in Baku, BNews.kz own correspondent reported.
Billions of tons of waste creating a 'plastic planet', scientists warn
Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there's enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash, according to a new cradle-to-grave global study.
Final document on Caspian Sea’s status agreed by over 70%
The final document on the Caspian Sea’s status was agreed by 70-80 percent, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Trend reported.
Kazakhstan and Great Britain strengthen cooperation
The minister of investments and development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kasymbek has met the Minister of trade and investments of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Greg Hends, BNews.kz reported.
EXPO today: "Future Energy" Forum, concert of "Otyrar Sazy" orchestra and Niyaz show
At the International EXPO 2017 exposition the two-day forum "Future Energy" will be opened. For guests of the EXPO concerts and a show are prepared today. In more detail about it, read in the BNews.kz material.
Asia markets track Wall St records, dollar under pressure
AFP: Asian markets extended their latest rally on Thursday following across-the-board records on Wall Street where traders were buoyed by another day of strong earnings.
19 July, 2017, 18:26
Rosatom presented the hi-tech not atomic products in Kazakhstan
The Rosatom state corporation on a round table within Atomic week has presented non-nuclear technologies and non power decisions at the international EXPO 2017 exposition in the atomic sphere, BNews.kz reported.
The documentary "Kiyrdagy kazaktar" will show lives of ethnic Kazakhs in eight countries
"The documentary "Kiyrdagy kazaktar" won't leave anybody indifferent," the minister of information and communications Dauren Abayev promised, BNews.kz reported.
Kazakhstan becomes more attractive to foreign citizens
The natural component allowing to develop tourism and also stable political situation attract residents of other states to Kazakhstan, the expert in the field of migration Azeri Allakhveranov said BNews.kz correspondent, commenting on the rating of the American edition U.S.News.
'Despacito' declared most streamed song ever
AFP: Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi's "Despacito," whose reggaeton beat has swept the globe, on Wednesday was named the most streamed song of all time.
Kazakhstan -Korean relations further development considered in Akorda
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with ex-President of the Republic of Korea Lee Myung-bak, the press service of the Akorda informed.
EXPO today: National day of Korea, evening of jazz and star of San Remo
At the International EXPO 2017 exposition the Republic of Korea will celebrate the national day today. What else will surprise guests of the EXPO in the fortieth day of holding the exposition, read in the BNews.kz material.
Nearly 40,000 flee Canada forest fires
Almost 40,000 Canadians have fled their homes under threat of huge wild fires, with British Columbia facing its largest emergency evacuation ever, officials said Monday.
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18 July, 2017, 18:27
Swiss couple found on glacier 75 years after disappearance
AFP: A couple that disappeared in the Alps 75 years ago has been found preserved in a receding glacier, ending decades of uncertainty for their seven children, Swiss media reported Tuesday.
Ministry of Communications and Information to create the digitized base of the Kazakhstan books
Also in plans of department – to digitize scientific publications and magazines, music, movies and other content, Minister of Communications and information Dauren Abayev said on his Facebook page.
Rosatom: Nuclear power is a part of a "green" energy balance
The nuclear power is one of key components of "green" power, First Deputy CEO – the director of development and the international business of Rosatom state corporation Kirill Komarov said during the panel session "Carbon-free Energy — Energy of the Future", BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Growth of deposits is recorded in Kazakhstan
Deposits have increased in Kazakhstan for 7,3% and have reached 17,7 trillion tenge in comparison with June 1, 2016, and the international reserves of the country as of July 1, 2017, including assets of National fund, for the first half of the year have increased by 1,9% and have made 92,4 billion dollars, the minister of national economy Timur Suleymenov said during Kazakhstan Government meeting, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
For half a year speed of construction of new housing in Kazakhstan increased by 11%
In 6 months amount of completed work in construction branch has grown by 5,9%. Commissioning of houses has increased by 11%, the minister of national economy Timur Suleymenov said during Kazakhstan Government meeting, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan FM commented on a situation about participation of 2 thousand Kazakhstan citizens in ISIS
The head of the press service of Foreign Ministry Anuar Zhaynakov has commented on a situation about suspicion of participation of 2 thousand Kazakhstan citizens in ISIS group, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Foreign trade turnover of Kazakhstan increased almost by 30%
In January-May, 2017 the foreign trade turnover of the country as a result of renewal of demand and growth of contract prices has increased by 29,2% and export - for 37,6% has increased up to 29,9 billion dollars, the minister of national economy Timur Suleymenov said during Kazakhstan Government meeting, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
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For half a year of Kazakhstan GDP grew by 4.2% - Ministry of Economy
For January-June, 2017 GDP of Kazakhstan has grown by 4,2% whereas in January-June, 2016 growth by 0,1% was observed, the minister of national economy Timur Suleymenov said during Kazakhstan Government meeting, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
EXPO today: CAREC Forum, national day of Slovakia and "K-Culture Party" concert
National days of Slovakia and South Africa will take place at the International EXPO 2017 exposition today. What interesting actions, concerts, a show can be visited, read in the BNews.kz material.
Promising immunotherapy helps adults with leukemia
AFP: A cancer treatment that genetically alters immune cells has shown success in 71 percent of adults with the most common form of leukemia, and for whom other medicines had failed, US researchers said Monday.
17 July, 2017, 18:19
Britain and EU 'get to work' on fresh Brexit talks
AFP: Britain and the European Union said they would get to the "heart of the matter" as they launched a fresh round of fraught Brexit negotiations in Brussels on Monday.
Dimash Kudaibergen's triumph: The singer sat down with the world's leading media in London
Dimash Kudaibergen's virtuoso playing on the dombra stuns spectators in London
Kazakhstan took part in tourism exhibition in Shanghai