- Archive 08.05.2017
ALMATY. KAZINFORM Former Chief of the Kazakh SSR KGB Zakash Kamalidenov died on May 7 in Almaty at the age of 80, Kazinform correspondent reports.
WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM More than one million children have been forced to leave South Sudan due to ongoing violence in the country, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a press release on Monday, Kazinform refers to Sputniknews.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM A video of Dimash Kudaibergenov's performance at the Les années bonheur show of France 2 TV channel has been released in internet.
PARIS. KAZINFORM Eight sites demonstrating the great diversity of our planet's geology have received the UNESCO Global Geopark label on 5 May, when UNESCO's Executive Board endorsed the decisions made by the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council during its first session in Torquay, UK, last September. Among the new sites are Arxan in China, Causses du Quercy in France, Cheongsong in the Republic of Korea, Comarca Minera, Hidalgo, in Mexico, Keketouhai in China, Las Loras in Spain, Qeshm Island in Iran and Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca, in Mexico.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstani boxers grabbed one gold, three silver and four bronze medals at the Continental Asian Boxing Championships held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
LONDON. KAZINFORM The head of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, has been killed, President Ashraf Ghani's office has said, BBC reported.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's famous tennis players have improved their positions in the World Tennis Association rankings, Kazinform correspondent reports.