Nur-Sultan to host CIS Tourism Fair in 2020 SAMARKAND. KAZINFORM - The first CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) Tourism Fair was held in Samarkand at the initiative of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev as part of a regular session of the Tourism Council of the CIS Member States, Kazinform has learned from the press service of Uzbekistan's State Committee for Tourism Development.
Dubai Land Department grants five-year Golden Visa to 20 investors DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Dubai Land Department, DLD, in coordination and cooperation with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, GDRFA, granted golden visas to 20 investors belonging to 12 nationalities, whose value of direct real estate investments exceeded AED 200 million, WAM reports.
Astana Opera performs Abai in Uzbekistan for first time ever TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - Akhmet Zhubanov and Latyf Khamidi's opera Abai has proven to be very close to the Tashkent audience. Uzbekistani high art connoisseurs welcomed the Kazakh national classical masterpiece with great delight. In anticipation of the anniversary date - the 175th anniversary of Abai - the performance of this opera was particularly significant and relevant. On July 10, Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre could not accommodate everyone who wanted to see the production, the Astana Opera House Press Office informs.
1 person killed, 13 injured in fire at thermal plant near Moscow MOSCOW REGION. KAZINFORM - Firefighters have extinguished a blaze that broke out at a gas pipeline on the premises of a thermal power plant in Mytishchi, near Moscow, Russian Deputy Emergencies Minister Ilya Denisov told TASS on Thursday.
Kazakhstan’s Sergey Tsyrulnikov sets new Guinness World Record NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Sergey Tsyrulnikov, an athlete of the Central Army Sports Club of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has set a new Guinness World Record. It took 1 minute 48 seconds for the man to nail, with one hand, 10 frying pans into a three-centimeter wood plank, Kazinform has learned from the Central Army Sports Club.
CIS states intend to improve fight against corruption MINSK. KAZINFORM - CIS states intend to improve their work on fighting corruption, BelTA learned from Prosecutor General of Russia Yuri Chaika at a session of the Interstate Council for Counteracting Corruption in the CIS Executive Committee in Minsk.
Federer, Nadal set up blockbuster Wimbledon semifinal NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Roger Federer rallied from a set down to defeat Kei Nishikori 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday and set up a showdown in the Wimbledon semifinals against arch-rival Rafael Nadal, a contest that will be their first at the Cathedral of Tennis since the epic 2008 men's singles final, EFE reports.
Investment opportunities of Kazakhstan presented in Frankfurt FRANKFURT AM MAIN. KAZINFORM Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Germany Dauren Karipov took part in a presentation of Kazakhstan's credit rating. Representatives of the local business community, financial and banking sectors, as well as the media attended the event, which was organized by the RAEX-Europe credit rating agency together with the Consulate General of Kazakhstan in Frankfurt.
Nazarbayev's book ‘The Era of Independence' published in Romanian BUCHAREST. KAZINFORM - On the occasion of celebration of Kazakhstan's Capital Day, as well as within the framework of the "Rukhani Janghyru" program and special project "Contemporary Kazakh culture in the global world" in the National Library of Romania, Kazakhstan Embassy organized a presentation of the book by the First President - Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev entitled "The Era of Independence", which published in Romanian language with the support of the Foundation of First President of Kazakhstan and the company "Grampet Group", Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Japan population drops by record number to 124.8 mil.: gov't TOKYO. KAZINFORM Japan's population excluding resident foreigners declined to 124.8 million as of Jan. 1, falling by the biggest number since the current survey began in 1968, affected by record-low births, government data showed Wednesday.
Serena Williams into Wimbledon semis in women's singles ISTANBUL.KAZINFORM World number eleven Serena Williams advanced to semifinals at Wimbledon after beating American Alison Riske on Tuesday.The 23-time Grand Slam champion beat the 55th seed Riske 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in 120 minutes to reach last four in women's singles at Wimbledon in London.
European diplomats interested in expanding comprehensive cooperation with Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On the sidelines of the OSCE Informal Ministerial Gathering, Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov held a number of bilateral meetings with his European colleagues, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
No precipitation in most regions of Kazakhstan on July 11 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Weather without precipitation is forecast for most regions of Kazakhstan on Thursday. Only the west, northwest and east of the country will observe occasional showers with thunderstorms and stiff wind, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
Astana's riders finish in top 20 in Tour de France Stage 5 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On stage 5 of the Tour de France, a reduced peloton sprinted for the win, with Peter Sagan taking the stage. Alexey Lutsenko and Omar Fraile both finished in the top 20. Jakob Fuglsang finished in the same group, the day before the first mountain stage of this year's Tour de France, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.