UEFA Executive Committee to discuss next week COVID-19 impact on football in Europe MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Executive Committee of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is set to discuss via a videoconference next week recent developments regarding the ongoing global spread of the novel coronavirus and its impact on football in Europe, the UEFA press service said in a statement on Thursday.
Kazakh President meets with area defense brigade military NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan - Commander-in-Chief Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with Nur-Sultan city area defense brigade military inducted for military training and surveyed technical readiness of the Armed Forces and city administration to ensure state of emergency in the country, the Akorda reports.
International military cooperation within CSTO, CIS, SCO discussed MINSK. KAZINFORM On Belarus' initiative, Chief of the International Military Cooperation Department of the Belarusian Defense Ministry, Major-General Oleg Voinov had a phone conversation with heads of international military cooperation departments of the defense ministries of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Tajikistan on 15 and 16 April, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Defense Ministry.
Ruling party wins landslide in parliamentary elections amid pandemic SEOUL. KAZINFORM President Moon Jae-in's ruling party clinched a landslide victory in parliamentary elections, which is set to give it an upper hand in pushing ahead with its agenda as the country faces a virus pandemic and an economic slowdown.
Kazakhstan and Hungary debate strategic partnership development prospects NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi and Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister of Hungary Péter Szijjártó had a telephone conversation at the initiative of Hungary, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
IMF approves immediate debt service relief for 25 eligible low-income countries WASHINGTON, DC. KAZINFORM - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, on Wednesday approved relief on debt service for 25 member countries that are eligible for support from the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust, CCRT, WAM reports.
Young scientists from Belarus, Kazakhstan to discuss new physics technologies online GOMEL. KAZINFORM – A national scientific conference will be hosted by the Francisk Skorina Gomel State University on 23 April in an online form to discuss the latest developments in the sphere of physics and technology, the university's press service told BelTA.
COVID-19 death toll in Brazil now 1,532 RIO DE JANEIRO. KAZINFORM - The number of people who died from the new coronavirus went up to 1,432 in the country, with cases rising to 25,262. The new totals were released by the Health Ministry during a press conference at the Planalto presidential palace on Tuesday (Apr. 14), and show the death toll nearly doubled in 24 hours: 204. On Monday, deaths had been reported to add up to 105, and 99 on Sunday, Agencia Brasil reports.
New virus cases in S. Korea stay below 30 for 4th straight day SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases hovered below 30 for the fourth straight day Thursday, but health authorities are still staying vigilant over imported cases and cluster infections following the parliamentary elections the previous day, Yonhap reports.
WHO regrets Trump’s decision to halt U.S. funding: chief GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The head of the World Health Organization on Wednesday expressed regret over President Donald Trump's decision to halt U.S. funding for the U.N. agency, while remaining tight-lipped about the precise financial impacts of the move on WHO operations, Kyodo reports.