100 New Faces
100 New Faces
News of Kazakhstan
17 March, 2017, 13:28
One of last vaquita porpoises found dead in Mexico
AFP: Environmentalists said they have found the body of a baby vaquita marina porpoise, one of the last of its kind, washed up dead in northern Mexico.
IAEA allowed work of the research reactor in Kazakhstan
The Institute of Nuclear Physics (INP) of Kazakhstan has carried out modernization of the research nuclear reactor, having increased his level of safety. Such conclusion was made by experts of IAEA following the results of the mission of INSARR (the integrated assessment of safety of research reactors), BNews.kz reported.
Gennady Golovkin – his five best wins
FOR many people, Daniel Jacobs represents the toughest assignment middleweight king Gennady Golovkin has ever been set. Ahead of the heavy-handed duo’s highly anticipated encounter at Madison Square Garden in New York this Saturday (March 18), we list Golovkin’s five best wins, in ascending order, the Boxing News reported.
High-speed train was launched between Almaty and Tashkent
Between Almaty and Tashkent a high-speed train "Tulpar-Talgo" will ply, JSC "Passazhirskiye perevozki" ("Passenger Transportation") reported.
Plastic surgeons from the USA will examine 100 children in Astana
Inspection of plastic surgeons from the USA specializing in the help to children with the serious consequences of combustions acquired and congenital deformations of the person and body and also with a nevus pigmentosus is performed in Astana, BNews.kz reported.
Kazakhstan Infogram mobile application started in Great Britain and the USA
Kazakhstan IT development - the Infogram mobile application - began to broadcast today their information for users of the USA and Great Britain, BNews.kz reported.
EU asylum seekers top 1.2 milion in 2016
AFP: Some 1.2 million people sought asylum in the European Union last year, just slightly lower than in 2015 as conflict and upheaval in Syria and elsewhere keep driving people from their homes, EU figures showed Thursday.
16 March, 2017, 18:31
N. Nigmatullin: Inter-parliamentary dialogue is directed to an active cooperation of Kazakhstan and Belarus
The chairman of Majilis Nurlan Nigmatullin within the official visit to Republic of Belarus met in Minsk the President of Chamber of representatives of National assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreychenko today, BNews.kz reported.
Paris IMF letter bomb injures one employee
A letter bomb has exploded at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) office in Paris, injuring the employee who opened it, the BBC reported citing police.
Bakytzhan Sagintayev got acquainted with work of AIC of East Kazakhstan region to implement the President’s Address
During his working trip to East Kazakhstan region, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited "Experimental Farm of Oilseeds " LLP located in Ust-Kamenogorsk, primeminister.kz reported.
Asian markets boosted by Fed but dollar sinks
AFP: Asian markets rallied and the dollar sank Thursday after the Federal Reserve lifted US interest rates but gave a more dovish outlook for future hikes, while the euro was also boosted by the expected victory of the incumbent party in Dutch elections.
Kyzylorda schoolgirls to go to Kenya to the prestigious Olympic Games on ecology
Development of schoolgirls of Kyzylorda Nazarbayev Intellectual School became the only project from Kazakhstan which will be submitted in Kenya at one of the most prestigious international Olympic Games for school students, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
#Olympic Games on ecology
EEC to create Analytical Monitoring Center for EEU Financial System
The EEC together with the Financial and Banking Association of the Euro-Asian Cooperation (FBA EAC) are working to establish an Analytical Monitoring Center for the Global Financial System of the EEU, the Eurasian Economic Commission reported.
Prince William and Kate visit Paris 20 years after Diana's death
AFP: Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate will pay an official visit to Paris on Friday and Saturday, months before the 20th anniversary of the death of William's mother Diana in a car crash in the French capital.
#Prince William and Kate
Is Golovkin coming into Jacobs fight too light?
Trainer Abel Sanchez says Gennady Golovkin started his training camp at just 170 pounds for his fight against Daniel Jacobs on Saturday night. This is lower than what Golovkin usually weighs when he starts his camps. The lower weight that Golovkin is coming into Saturday’s Jacobs fight might be a mistake on his part, and he’s really worried. Normally, Golovkin rehydrates to around 170 for his fights. This means that he starts his training camps well above 170, the Boxing News reported.
UN commission highly appreciated increase in productive employment of Kazakhstan
The measures for increase in productive employment and development of a female entrepreneurship undertaken by Kazakhstan in the rural zone received positive assessment during the taking place 61st session of the UN Commission on Status of Women, BNews.kz reported.
#UN Commission on Status of Women
US judge blocks new Trump travel ban
A Federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump's new travel ban, hours before it was due to begin at midnight on Thursday.
#Trump travel ban
Canadian man of Kazakh origins arrested over massive hack of 500 million Yahoo accounts
A 22-year-old Kazakh-Canadian man with expensive taste is facing charges of identity theft and conspiracy to commit computer fraud in connection with one of the biggest data breaches ever – the theft of 500 million Yahoo user accounts in early 2014, the Star reported.
Kazakhstan FM summed up results of the third International meeting on Syria in Astana
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry summed up the results of the third International meeting on Syria within the Astana process. On March 14-15, 2017 in the capital of Kazakhstan the third International meeting on Syria took place at the high level within the Astana process. Following the results of two-day negotiations guarantor states adopted the joint statement, BNews.kz reported.
#Syria Peace talks
5 large-scale anti-corruption projects are offered by Kazakhstan social activists
Projects have been offered in the course of the І Congress of citizens' initiatives concerning anti-corruption on the platform of Academy of public administration under the President of Kazakhstan, BNews.kz reported.
US raises interest rate by 0.25%
The US Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.25% for only the third time in a decade.
15 March, 2017, 17:36
Winter storm not a problem for Golovkin, Jacobs
The blizzard that hit the East Coast on Tuesday played havoc with the fight week schedules for the two fight cards in New York this weekend, but the participants are just rolling with the punches, the ESPN reported.
Cruise ship crash causes more than $18M in damage to pristine Indonesian reef, experts say
The damage caused by a British-owned cruise ship that accidentally ran aground on a pristine Indonesian coral reef could total more than $18 million, according to academics and environmental groups working in the region.
#Cruise ship crash
Over 640,000 tickets for EXPO 2017 have been already sold
In 3 months, Astana will become a platform for demonstrating the world’s best developments in energy conservation and the use of alternative energy sources. Over 640,000 tickets for Expo 2017 have been already sold. Majilis members will also visit the international exhibition. MPs inspected a number of facilities that are still being constructed and finished facilities, and also took part in the meeting on preparation and holding of Expo 2017.
Jordan is interested in cooperation with Kazakhstan
Amman hosted a meeting of Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Jordan Azamat Berdybai with Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Faisal al-Fayez.
Security high as Pakistan launches first census in 19 years
AFP: Pakistan on Wednesday launched its first census in nearly two decades, with security high as thousands of enumerators backed by the military began the enormous, politically-charged count.
Syrian opposition will arrive to Astana tonight
Tonight arrival of representatives of the southern and northern fronts of the Syrian armed opposition is expected, they will hold consultations concerning observance of ceasefire with experts of guarantor states, official representative the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Anuar Zhaynakov said, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
#Syria Peace talks
Kazakhstan deputies suggested to improve conditions for development of Paralympic sport
To increase amount of the budget and to create conditions for further development of Paralympic sport in the country the deputy of Majilis of parliament of Kazakhstan Karibay Musyrman offered, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Man who took hostage in Aktobe dentistry killed
24 year old man, threatening with a knife and demanding to bring him his ex-wife, has taken hostage the administrator of stomatology, BNews.kz correspondent reports with reference to the press service of DIA of the Aktobe region.
Kazakhstan, Serbia open international automobile communication
Deputies of Maоilis of parliament of Kazakhstan approved the bill "On Ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Serbia about the International Automobile Communication," BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Hopkins: Jacobs will beat Golovkin - A Big Upset is Coming!
At one time Bernard Hopkins was the undisputed king of the middleweight division, the Boxing Scene reported.
Golovkin appeared on a cover page of the oldest magazine about boxing
The next issue of the magazine about the box Boxing news is devoted to fight of the Kazakhstan citizen with American Daniel Jacobs which will take place on March 18 on The Madison Square Garden in New York, the official GGG group in vk.com says, Bnews.kz reported.
'Oldest plants on Earth' discovered
The origins of plants may go back hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought, according to fossil evidence.
#Oldest plants on Earth
14 March, 2017, 18:34
OPEC detects 'high compliance' with oil cut deal
AFP: OPEC said Tuesday oil producers have kept their promise to cut output in accordance with a landmark deal designed to lift petroleum prices.
Kazakhstan's Mangystau region to export camel milk to the United Arab Emirates
Kazakhstan’s food producers are boosting export capacities. For example, camel milk will be exported from Mangystau region to the United Arab Emirates, the Kazakh TV reported.
Kazakhstan can become leader in Islamic finance development in CIS countries
Kazakhstan can become a leader in the development of Islamic finance in the CIS countries. This was said by IFC manager Kairat Kelimbetov during the Islamic Forum in Astana.
Karim Massimov held a meeting of the Anti-terrorist center
The chairman of Committee of a homeland security K. Masimov held the XIX meeting of the Anti-terrorist center of the Republic of Kazakhstan, BNews.kz reported with reference to the press service of CNS.
400,000 yr-old half-skull points to mystery people
AFP: The discovery of a 400,000-year-old half skull in Portugal has offered tantalizing hints about a possible ancestor of the Neanderthals, researchers said Monday.
60% of Syria groups joined a ceasefire regime - Kazakhstan FM
The number of groups which were connected to the mode of cessation of hostilities has grown many times. Today nearly more than 60% of the armed people, are already captured by this ceasefire regime. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kayrat Abdrakhmanov said about it in a lobby of the government house, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
#Syria Peace talks
2,500 Kazakh pilgrims to perform Haj this year
An estimated 2,500 Kazakh pilgrims will arrive in the Kingdom to perform Haj this year, Kazakhtan’s Consul General in Jeddah Madiyar Ismailov told Arab News on Sunday.
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