akipress.com. “NATO, Kazakh Defense Ministry staff discuss readiness of armed forces of Kazakhstan for UN peacekeeping trainings” - The representatives of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan and NATO discussed issues of implementation of the partnership goals for 2014-2015 at the meeting in Astana, the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan reported Friday.
inform.kz. “President urges to improve conditions for foreign investors in Astana” President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has instructed to improve conditions for foreign investors in the country.
“Commission for control over National Fund resources expenditure established” - The Head of State decreed to establish a commission for control over application of the resources of Kazakhstan's National Fund, the Akorda press service said.
“Kazakhstani young boxers win big in Bulgaria” - Kazakhstan's national junior boxing team have returned from Sofia, Bulgaria tonight, the Kazakh Boxing Federation informs.
nationalgeographic.com. “Why Sherpas Will Still Climb Everest, Even After Deadly Avalanche” - Sange Sherpa lost a son on Everest, but he understands why Sherpas still climb. As a community, Sherpas have always paid a high price on Mount Everest. During the past century of climbing on the mountain, 99 Sherpas and Nepali have been killed—about 40 percent of the total climbing deaths. Yet Sherpas continue to work on the mountain, many because it's the highest-paying job available—and a ticket to greater opportunities.
ca-news.org. “Balkhash lake named best place for nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan” -The most preferred place to construct a nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan is the Ulken village close to Balkhash lake, Tengrinews reports, citing Mazhit Sharipov, Chairman of the Committee for Nuclear Industry in the country’s Ministry for Industry and New Technology.
channelnewsasia.com. “Passenger plane lands at Bali in suspected hijacking"- A Virgin Australia plane landed at Bali airport on Friday after a suspected hijacking, Indonesian officials said. "We got information that a 737-800 from Brisbane to Bali has been hijacked," spokesman Hadi Tjahjanto told MetroTV television station, adding it was a Virgin flight.