Europe faces unusual mid-June heatwave PARIS. KAZINFORM - Europe is facing a heatwave this week following an unusually early and intense heatwave coming from North Africa, with governments of many European countries issuing warnings to the public and instructions on how to «survive» it, Xinhua reports.
EU, CA discuss advancement of political dialogue, security cooperation BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The ninth High-Level Political and Security Dialogue between the countries of Central Asia and the European Union (HLD) that took place in Brussels this Tuesday focused on the discussion of the advancement of political dialogue and strengthening of security cooperation between the two regions against the background of complex ongoing geopolitical developments, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Switzerland to drop all remaining COVID restrictions from Friday GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The Swiss government announced Wednesday that the last remaining public health measures to tackle COVID-19 will be lifted from Friday, including the compulsory wearing of masks on public transport, Anadolu Agency reports.
European countries tend to loosen COVID-19 restrictions despite raging Omicron, WHO warning LISBON. KAZINFORM - Though Europe is confronted with a rapid spread of the Omicron variant and surging COVID-19 infections, many European countries tend to relax their pandemic control measures to release social mobility, Xinhua reports.
Music of the Great Steppe to be broadcast across Europe NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Within the framework of the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence, Astana Opera will present Gustav Mahler’s grand Symphony No. 8 in E-flat major «Symphony of a Thousand», performed under the baton of Astana Opera’s renowned principal conductor Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Maestro Alan Buribayev, on the popular European TV channel Mezzo, Kazinform cites the website of the Theatre.
Europe reports largest weekly increase in COVID-19 cases: WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM - Europe reported almost two million new COVID-19 infections last week, the largest weekly case count in the region since the start of the pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said here on Friday, Xinhua reports.