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News of Kazakhstan
01 August, 2017, 16:39
Kazakhstan's Kyzylorda for the first time exports 800 beasts to Iran
The Kyzylorda region has had an opportunity to adjust export of meat and the live cattle – the first party of lambs from local cattle breeders goes to Iran in the air way, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
EEU technical regulation on fish products to come into force from September 1
The technical regulation of the EEU on the safety of fish and fish products will come into force from September 1. So, for example, the mass of glaze (ice) in frozen fish should not exceed 5%, the Eurasian Economic Commission reported.
Strong earnings, Wall St push Asia markets higher
AFP: Asia markets started the month on a high Tuesday, buoyed by another Wall Street record close and strong earnings results, as the dollar came under fresh pressure from instability in the White House.
International Army Games 2017 started in Kazakhstan
On the 40th military base of "Otar" there has taken place the ceremony of opening of the International Army Games 2017 which this year have brought together about 400 servicemen from 18 countries of the world, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
#International Army Games 2017
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry sent the note of protest to Egypt
The official note of protest has been sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Anuar Zhaynakov said in the Government house lobby, Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
EXPO today: Week of the Qinghai Province, national day of Benin and "Traviata" opera
At the International EXPO 2017 exposition week of the Qinghai Province will be opened today and also there will pass national days of two states at once. In more detail about it, read in the BNews.kz material.
LA to host 2028 Olympics with Paris set for 2024 Games
Los Angeles was formally chosen on Monday to host the 2028 Summer Olympics in a deal that virtually assures that the 2024 Summer Games will be held in the rival candidate city of Paris, Olympic officials announced.
31 July, 2017, 18:35
Europe's recovery strengthens, unemployment at 8-year low
AFP: Europe's economic recovery is strengthening with unemployment in the eurozone dropping in June to its lowest since February 2009, according to official figures released on Monday.
Turkestan will become a historical and cultural center of world level
The "Ancient Turkestan" concept developed in the Southern Kazakhstan area is aimed at the development of the industry of tourism in the spiritual capital and formation of the city by the historical and cultural center of world level. Implementation of the program will take place in three stages, BNews.kz correspondent tells.
Italians will construct the electricity and biomethane generating plant in Kazakhstan
The Bionet SRL project assumes constructions of the plant with use of technology which will allow to utilize firm garbage, turning him into the electric power or into the fertilizer product used in agriculture, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan citizens will watch the course of International Army Games 2017 online
During the period from August 1 to August 9 on the 40th military base of "Otar" within International Army Games 2017 there will take place the competitions "Masters of Gun-fire", "Sniper Boundary" and "Competition of Calculations of the UAV". This year behind the course of uncompromising fight, the best moments of competitions, Kazakhstan citizens will be able to observe in real time. On the website of the Ministry of Defence of Kazakhstan online broadcast of games will be conducted, BNews.kz reported.
#International Army Games 2017
Air Astana plane at take-off from Almaty to Aktau has collided with a bird
The plane of Air Astana performing flight from Almaty to Aktau has collided with a bird because of what the plane has returned to the airport, BNews.kz reported.
Oil surges as dollar continues slide against the yen
AFP: Oil prices surged Monday to build on last week's rally as the yen continued its rise against the greenback, backed by concerns over gridlock in Washington and renewed tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Kazakhstan FM checks information on presumably detained Kazakh woman in China
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan checks information on presumably detained Kazakhstan citizen Akku Erenbek in China. At the moment relativesof the girl did not ask for the help, Bnews.kz correspondent reported with the reference to the official representative of the MFA Anuar Zhaynakov.
Kazakhstan FM commented on ballistic missile launch of DPRK
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan has made the statement concerning ballistic missile launch of Democratic People's Republic of Korea, having noted that Kazakhstan strongly condemns this act of the authorities of DPRK as their actions roughly violate resolutions of the UN Security Council, BNews.kz reported.
EXPO today: Energy efficiency in the city, the Kingdom of Lesotho and day of women of Africa
At the International EXPO 2017 exposition the sixth conference of the Forum "Future Energy" will be opened today. In more detail about it and also about other interesting events of the fifty second day of holding the exposition, read in the BNews.kz material.
Football megastar Ronaldo due in court over tax evasion claims
AFP: Football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court near Madrid on Monday accused of evading millions of euros in taxes, the latest player to fall foul of Spain's taxman.
28 July, 2017, 15:29
Photographer Paul Raftery captures the "crazy array of architecture" in Astana
These new images by British photographer Paul Raftery reveal the post-Soviet-era architecture that can be found in Kazakhstani capital Astana, which is hosting the world expo this year, The Dezeen reported.
Uzbekistan jails ex-president's daughter Gulnara Karimova
AFP: Uzbekistan said Friday that it has jailed the eldest daughter of late president Islam Karimov, Gulnara Karimova -- once a prominent socialite, fashion designer and singer -- after charging her with massive fraud and money laundering.
Development of alpine skiing tourism in Kazakhstan has big prospects - foreign expert
Actively developing alpine skiing tourism, Kazakhstan, and in particular Almaty, can annually attract millions of people from the different countries, foreign experts in the sphere of tourism from Andorra said during the international mountain forum, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan and Egypt have discussed a situation with the detained Kazakhstan citizens
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kayrat Abdrakhmanov during telephone conversation discussed a situation with recent detention in Cairo of six Kazakhstan citizens with the Foreign Minister of Egypt Samekh Shukri, BNews.kz reported with reference to the principal of Press Service of the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan Anuara Zhaynakov.
Solar power station, largest in CA will be constructed in Akmola region
The new solar power station will be built in Kabangbai Batyr's village of the Tselinograd region, BNews.kz reported with reference to regional service of communications of the Akmola region.
10 hurt in freak Istanbul storm
AFP: At least 10 people were hurt, two of them seriously, when a violent thunderstorm struck Istanbul on Thursday, bombarding the city with hailstones the size of golfballs, local media said.
27 July, 2017, 18:16
Turkish and Kazakhstan planes collided at the Istanbul airport
In the Istanbul airport of Ataturk on a runway there was a state of emergency - two passenger planes have collided. There are no victims, vesti.ru reported.
Kazakhstan musicians were a part of chamber orchestra of TÜRKSOY
The youth chamber orchestra of TÜRKSOY which consists of young talented musicians of the Turkic world goes on tour with concerts in the Balkan countries, BNews.kz own correspondent reported.
The authorities of Egypt assure that students from Kazakhstan are alive and healthy
On a situation with our compatriots detained by law enforcement agencies of Egypt we report that the Egyptian side still hasn't provided official information on their location. On assurances of the Egyptian authorities, they are healthy and are contained in safe conditions, BNews.kz reported with reference to the account of the head of Press Service of the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan Anuar Zhaynakov in Facebook.
New global aging index gauges health and wellbeing of aging populations
Researchers from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and University of Southern California Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, with the support of The John A. Hartford Foundation, have developed a new barometer that estimates how countries are adapting to the dramatic increases in the number and proportion of older persons. The Index is composed of specific measures across five social and economic Indicators that reflect the status and wellbeing of older persons in a country and which can be followed over time and used to compare across nations.
Fires in southern France 'under control'
AFP: Huge fires that forced mass evacuations of residents and holidaymakers in southern France were "under control" early Thursday, firefighters said, although they warned new blazes were still starting.
Romanian Foreign Minister to visit Kazakhstan on July 27-28
Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Meleşkanu will pay a visit to Kazakhstan on July 27-28. It became known during a briefing of Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Romania Daulet Batrashev on the prospects of development of the Kazakh-Romanian cooperation.
Two pilots died at air crash in Almaty region
On July 27, 2017 there was a plane crash of YK12 belonging to Kazavia airline, BNews.kz reported.
Kazakhstan civilian airliner was gone on border with China
The civilian airplane has disappeared from radars this morning near Zharkent, in Almaty region, while irrigation of fields with herbicides, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Samsung Electronics reports 88.9 percent jump in Q2 net profit
AFP: Samsung Electronics on Thursday reported an 88.9 percent jump in its second quarter net profit, boosted by demand for its memory chips and a rise in smartphone sales as the firm seeks to move on from last year's recall debacle.
26 July, 2017, 17:55
UniCredit says hackers get data on 400,000 clients
(AFP: UniCredit said Wednesday that hackers obtained informaton on about 400,000 of its Italian customers, but not data that would give them access to bank accounts.
Second Military Sports Games of CIS kick off in Kyrgyzstan
Xinhua: The opening ceremony of the second military sports games of the friendly armies of the Commonwealth of Independent States took place in Balykchy town of Kyrgyzstan, the press service of the General Staff of Kyrgyz Armed Forces reported on Tuesday.
#Military Sports Games
Astana hosted an exhibition of works by masters of calligraphy
Astana hosted an exhibition of works by masters of calligraphy. The Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture organized an exhibition of Arabic calligraphy at the National Academic Library of Kazakhstan. The exposition includes more than 40 works including masterpieces of famous Turkish masters like Ahmed Karahisari, Mahmud Jalaluddin, Mehmed Aziz, Mehmed Nazif and others, the Kazakh TV reported.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt promises to give the answer on students in the nearest future
The reason of detention of the Kazakhstan students by law enforcement officers of Egypt isn't reported yet, BNews.kz correspondent reported with reference to the Facebook account of the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Anuar Zhaynakov.
Wildfires prompt major evacuations near French Riviera
AFP: At least 10,000 people, including thousands of holidaymakers, were evacuated overnight after a new wildfire broke out in southern France, which was already battling massive blazes, authorities said Wednesday.
500 Kazakhstan classes will begin classes in English from September 1
Since September 1st more than 500 classes voluntarily within the experiment want to pass to teaching in English, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan Erlan Sagadiyev said during the press conference in the government, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
#classes in English
Nurses from Kazakhstan to be trained in Poland
35 nurses from Kazakhstan will get education in the Lublin province of Poland during 3,5 years, it was announced during the visit of the delegation of Almaty region headed by Deputy Governor Zhaksylyk Omar to the Lublin province under support of the Embassy of Kazakhstan to Poland.
EXPO today: National day of Cuba, Culture Days of the Jambyl region and soccer
National day of Cuba will take place at the International EXPO 2017 exposition today. Guests of the exposition are also expected by concerts, performances, a show and football match. In more detail about it, read in the BNews.kz material.
Unique mosque 'Aq meshit' has appeared in Astana
Kazakhstan to open a Figure skating Academy named after Denis Ten
Dimash Kudaibergen's triumph: The singer sat down with the world's leading media in London