Kazakh Majilis Speaker mourns loss of life in Turkey earthquake NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatulin sent a telegram of condolences to Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mustafa Şentop to extend condolences over multiple victims caused by the earthquake in the east of the country, Kazinform has learnt from Majilis’ press service.
President Tokayev condoles with Turkey over deadly earthquake NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a telegram of condolences to his Turkish counterpart President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the occasion of the powerful earthquake which rocked the east of Turkey, Kazinform has elarnt from Akorda.kz.
UAE, WEF sign agreement to develop, support skills for a billion people globally DAVOS. KAZINFORM - The Government of the UAE has announced support for the plan and programme launched by the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos to develop better skills, jobs, and education for a billion people by 2030 to qualify them for the labour market, WAM reports.
Astana’s Felline 9th in dramatic stage 5 final of Santos Tour Down Under NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A group of riders have attacked close to the top of Kerby Hill, the only climb of stage 5 with 20 km to go to try to isolate the sprinters. This attack created a small group of riders, who stayed away for the next 14 km, but after a hard chase the main peloton with all the sprinters inside came across them with 6 km to go to play the stage victory in a dramatic final, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Confirmed new coronavirus cases top 1,300 globally as holiday begins BEIJING. KAZINFORM - The number of people with pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus originating in Wuhan topped 1,300 worldwide on Saturday, just as hundreds of millions of Chinese citizens set out on domestic and overseas trips at the start of the Lunar New Year holiday, Kyodo reports.
Kazakhstan’s Bublik and Kukushkin ease into Australian Open 3rd round MELBOURNE. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstani duo Alexander Bublik and Mikhail Kukushkin propelled into the third round of the Men’s doubles event of the Australian Open 2020 in Melbourne, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakhstan Tennis Federation.