Thousands take to the streets in Lebanon in protest against WhatsApp tax BEIRUT. KAZINFORM: Demonstrations erupted last night in Lebanon over plans for the introduction of a tax on telephone calls made over the internet using the WhatsApp messenger, Kazinform has learnt from Arab News. Thousands of of people continued to protest past midnight, even after an announcement by Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Choucair that the plan had been abandoned at the request of Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
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Japan on highest alert as huge typhoon set to hit Tokyo area TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan was at its highest level of alert Saturday morning as a major typhoon edged closer to Tokyo and other areas of eastern Japan, with train operators and airlines set to suspend most services in the metropolitan area, Kazinform refers to Keyodo News.
Issues of extremism and terrorism are still relevant, D. Nazarbayeva NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The first meeting of the World and Traditional Religions’ Leaders was held at the moment when the humanity was in the crisis of interfaith trust, Chief of the Secretariat of the World and Traditional Religions’ Leaders Dariga Nazarbayeva said at the 18th meeting of the Secretariat in Nur-Sultan, Kazinform correspondent reports.