sputniknews.com. “Good bye, America! Recnord Number of People Reject US Citizenship in 2015" - The number of people who decided to dump US citizenship last year surged, breaking all records ever registered. At least 4,279 people rejected US citizenship and green cards last year, surpassing the previous record set in 2014 by 864 people, according to a US Treasury Department report.
7kun.kz. “Corrupted Officials Owed T83 Million to Government" - Government officials who sentenced for corruption crimes will pay 30% of required fine in West Kazakhstan region. According to New Times, fine, which composed T267 million, were put on 26 state officials. The sum of 150 million tenges was paid voluntarily. «Ex-officials of state departments haven't stumped up 83 million tenges yet,» Bek Ametov, head of the regional court, noted.
“Kazakh School Boy Created the Robot for Visually Impaired People" - The idea to create such robot came to Robot for Visually Impaired People, a student from Nazarbayev Intellectual School in Semey when children with limited opportunities visited his school. According to 24KZ, the teenager worked on this project more than a year, however, it was worth it. Victor Hegay showed the adapted robot to journalists, weighs only 200 grams and It's easy to attach to a body of the person. «This robot consists of the NXT block and two sensors, where the first one directs to lower location and another to headspace. The top sensor can be attached to a hat or to eyeglasses, and lower one goes to walking stick,» the young inventor explained.
dw.com. “Chancellor Merkel travels to Ankara to hold talks on refugee crisis”- German Chancellor Merkel travels to Turkey to discuss new measures to manage the refugee influx into the EU. The meetings come as tens of thousands of refugees are hoping for asylum along the Turkish-Syrian border.
February 8 2016, 11:15