Kazakh President expresses condolences to family of Amangeldy Seitkhan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev expressed his deepest condolences to the family members and relatives of well-known journalist, sports commentator Amangeldy Seitkhan, the President’s press secretary, Berik Uali, said.
Russia’s Soyuz-2 carrier rocket sent to Baikonur for launch of Prichal module to ISS MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Two Soyuz-2 rockets have been sent from the Progress Space Rocket Center to the Baikonur spaceport and one of the carriers is set to deliver Russia’s new Prichal module to the International Space Station (ISS), the State Space Corporation Roscosmos announced on Monday.
New infections dip to 1,500s amid concerns over post-holiday surge SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily new coronavirus fell back to the 1,500s due to fewer tests over the weekend but marked the highest daily figure reported on a Monday amid concerns over a spike in cases following the Liberation Day holiday.
Kazakh capital sportsmen sweep 8 medals at World Grappling Champs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The United World Wrestling Cadets and Juniors World Grappling Championship came to an end in Russia’s Ufa. It brought together some 150 athletes aged 16-17, 18-20 from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Hungary, Spain, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Russia, the Philippines, Croatia, Kazakhstan, the city administration’s press service reports.
Vinokurov reappointed as Sports Team Principal of Astana Premier Tech NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Astana team’s future in the WorldTour peloton is secured for 2022 with the team’s Kazakh shareholders confirming they will continue as team owner and title sponsor for the upcoming season, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Kazakhstani ships on their way to Iran for Sea Cup competition NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Naval Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan have deployed two vessels to the Iranian northern port of Bandar Anzali in the Caspian Sea to partake in the Sea Cup competition as part of the 2021 International Army Games, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Defense Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
S. Korea: New infections dip to 1,500s amid concerns over post-holiday surge SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus fell back to the 1,500s due to fewer tests over the weekend but marked the highest daily figure reported on a Monday amid concerns over a spike in cases following the Liberation Day holiday, Yonhap reports.
U.S. daily COVID-19 cases could exceed 200,000 in coming weeks, warns NIH director WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - U.S. COVID-19 cases could break 200,000 a day as the latest surge of the virus driven by the Delta variant is «going very steeply upward with no signs of having peaked out,» said National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins on Sunday, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan to brace for heat wave in west, rain in north and east on Aug 16 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The greater part of Kazakhstan is to expect the weather with no precipitation due to an anticyclone on August 16. Weather fronts are to cause thunderstorm in the north, east, and southeast, and heavy precipitation as rain and snow in the mountainous areas of the southeast. The country is to see locally fog, hail, and high wind with dust tides in the southeast, Kazinform cites the National Weather Forecaster Kazhydromet.