Death toll rises to 53 from human-trafficking tragedy in U.S. Texas HOUSTON. KAZINFORM The death toll of migrants found on Monday inside a sweltering 18-wheeler in San Antonio, a major city in the south-central U.S. state of Texas, has risen to 53 after two more migrants died, according to the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office on Wednesday, Xinhua reported.
World crude oil production increased in 2021 by 0.52 m b/d on 2020: OPEC VIENNA. KAZINFORM The total world crude oil production increased in 2021 by 0.52 million barrels/day (m b/d) or 0.8 percent, as compared to 2020, for an average of 69.64m b/d, according to the Annual Statistical Bulletin (ASB), one of the flagship publications of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Brazil to grow 3% to 4% in coming years, economy minister says BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said today (Jun 28) that, faced with a global scenario marked by slow activity and recession, Brazil should move in the opposite direction, with a growth near two percent in 2022 and three to four percent in the following years. He spoke at the opening of the Painel Telebrasil Summit 2022, in Brasília, Agencia Brasil reports.
Death toll of migrants found inside 18-wheeler in U.S. Texas rises to 50 HOUSTON. KAZINFORM The death toll of migrants found on Monday inside a «cloned» and abandoned 18-wheeler in San Antonio, a major city in the south-central U.S. state of Texas, has risen to 50, authorities said on Tuesday, Xinhua reports.
China’s new COVID-19 protocol cuts isolation length for inbound travelers BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Under China's newly-updated COVID-19 control protocol, close contacts and inbound travelers will be under medical observation in isolation at designated sites for seven days plus three days of in-home health monitoring, Xinhua reports.
UN drug report shines light on cannabis, cocaine and methamphetamine trends UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM Legalized cannabis use in some countries and states appears to have accelerated daily use and related health impacts, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) revealed in a new report released on Monday, the UN News Centre informs.
Climate: Many cities on red alert as heat wave intensifies in Italy ROME. KAZINFORM - Twelve of Italy's 27 biggest cities, including Rome, Florence, Naples and Palermo, were put on red alert by the health ministry on Tuesday due to a heat wave that has pushed temperatures well above the seasonal average, with thermometers hitting peaks of 40°C.The number on red alert is set to rise to 19 on Wednesday, ANSA reports.