Total of 3,658 suspected adverse reactions to COVID vaccines in Slovakia so far BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - A total of 3,658 cases of suspected adverse reactions to vaccines against COVID-19 have been reported in Slovakia up to Thursday (April 22), the State Institute for Drug Supervision (SUKL) has noted on its website, adding that 189 of these cases were serious, making up 5.1 percent of total reports, TASR reports.
Regular meeting within C5+1 format held through videolink NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi participated in a high-level meeting C5+1, which was attended by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the Foreign Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Ruslan Kazakbayev, Tajikistan Sirojiddin Mukhriddin, Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov.
CSTO defense ministers, security council secretaries to meet in late April MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – Offline sessions of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Defense Ministers Council and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils will take place in Dushanbe on 27 and 29 April, BelTA has learned.
Cooperation with Kazakhstan discussed in Malaysian Parliament KUALA LUMPUR. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan’s Ambassador-Designate to Malaysia Bulat Sugurbayev discussed the prospects for further development of the inter-parliamentary relations between Kazakhstan and Malaysia with the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Malaysia Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
State of emergency declared in Tokyo, Osaka region as virus surges TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency Friday in Tokyo and the western Japan prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo in an effort to curb a surge in coronavirus cases during the upcoming Golden Week holidays, Kyodo reports.
Exhibition dated to 100th anniversary of Ybyrai Altynsarin unveiled in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – ‘Dalanyn dara ustazy’ exhibition dated to the 180th anniversary of great Kazakh enlightener Ybyrai Altynsarin has been unveiled at the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Atyrau rgn receives 17 thou Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine doses ATYRAU. KAZINFORM – 17 thousand doses of the Sputnik V vaccine have been delivered to Atyrau region, 7 thousand of which allocated to vaccine employers at the Tengiz oilfield, Kazinform correspondent reports citing the press service of the health office of Atyrau region.
New COVID-19 infections nearing 800, rising untraceable cases portend further spike in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new virus cases neared 800 on Friday as growing untraceable cases, coupled with cluster infections, continued to hamper the country's virus fight against the pandemic, Yonhap reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev receives Kazakh Minister of Defense NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The President – the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces listened to the report of the Defense Minister on the results of the Ministry’s activities for the first quarter of 2020, the state of combat readiness of the army and military discipline, as well as about measures to combat corruption, the Akorda press service reports.
North Cyprus imposes new virus measures during Ramadan LEFKOSA. KAZINFORM - The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) has decided to ban mass gatherings during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan for iftar or fast-breaking meals and mass prayers to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Anadolu Agency reports.
UAE suspends flights from India ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) have announced the suspension of all inbound flights for national and international carriers coming from the Republic of India.
Int’l conference marking 125 years of Zhasylbek Kuanyshbayev kicks off in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM – The International Scientific and Practical Conference titled «Sheep farming in Kazakhstan: The Past, Present, and Future» decided to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of two-time Hero of Socialist Labor, famed sheep breeder Zhasylbek Kuanyshbayev, also known as the Steppe academician, is taking place in Almaty city in an online format, Kazinform correspondent reports.
10 regions of Kazakhstan remain in high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 15 regions of Kazakhstan remain in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ and ‘yellow zone’ as of April 23, 2021, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus spread in Kazakhstan.