New virus cases remain in 2,000s ahead of 'living with COVID-19' measures SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's new COVID-19 cases surpassed 2,000 for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday, deepening health authorities' worries over a possible resurgence of virus infections ahead of the implementation of measures to get back to normalcy.
Fabio Felline, Davide Martinelli, Manuele Boaro and Harold Tejada continue with Astana Qazaqstan Team NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Four riders have prolonged their contracts with Astana Qazaqstan Team: Italians Fabio Felline (31), Davide Martinelli (28), Manuele Boaro (34) and Colombian Harold Tejada (24) all signed a new two-year agreement with the Kazakh team, the Team’s official website reads.
UN climate conference in Glasgow to bring together over 100 global leaders GLASGOW. KAZINFORM More than 100 heads of states and governments from all over the world, including US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron, will take part in the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference (COP26), to begin in Glasgow on Sunday.
World Insights: Europe faces COVID-19 resurgence as winter approaches PARIS. KAZINFORM COVID-19 in Europe is worsening as another winter approaches. It is the only region with increases in infections across all age groups, while five over regions have reported a decline last week, according to the World Health Organization on Friday.
The best animation film selected at ÁMEN Festival TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM Dom na kolyosah (A Wheelhouse) directed by Uzbekistan’s film director and animator Azizbek Mukhamedov took top honors at the ÁMEN International Animation Film Festival held in Turkestan, the Kazakh Information and Social Development Ministry’s website reads.
World leaders set to tackle burning economic issues at G20 meeting BERLIN. KAZINFORM This weekend’s Rome summit of the G20, which brings together the world’s top 20 economies, will focus on fighting climate change, the coronavirus’ continuing fallout, taxation of the digital economy, and tensions related to trade and geopolitics.
4 Kazakhstani regions still in high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kostanay, Pavlodar, Akmola, and North Kazakhstan regions remain in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ as of today, October 31, 2021, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus reads.
Is Asia and the Pacific ready for the global climate stage? BANGKOK. KAZINFORM - As the leaders of Asia and the Pacific prepare to head to Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), they can be sure that our region will be in the spotlight: many of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change are located here; the seven G20 members from this region are responsible for over half of global GHG emissions; and five of the 10 top countries with the greatest historic responsibility for emissions since the beginning of the twentieth century are from Asia, Kazinform has learnt from the ESCAP’s press service.