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Campaigning begins for Japan’s Oct. 31 general election

Campaigning for Japan’s Oct. 31 general election began Tuesday, with new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida seeking a mandate for his COVID-19 and economic policies while opposition parties are banding together in a bid to loosen the ruling coalition’s grip …

Kyrgyzstan’s ambassador to Uzbekistan takes part in international conference on Central Asia in Tashkent

Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Uzbekistan Ibragim Zhunusov took part on Monday in the International conference “New Uzbekistan and Regional Partnership in Central Asia”, the press service of the Kyrgyz diplomatic mission in Tashkent told Kabar Agency.Spea…

Moscow lifts COVID blanket entry ban on families of foreigners living in Russia

As part of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, a coronavirus-related ban previously imposed on entering Russian soil has been lifted for family members of foreign citizens and stateless persons permanently residing in Russia, the Consular Depar…

Kyrgyzstan’s count of COVID-19 cases surpasses 180,000-mark

Kyrgyzstan reported 93 fresh cases of coronavirus infection on Tuesday, taking the total count of infections to 180,006.The Republican Headquarters for Combating COVID-19 said that number of recoveries from the disease has reached 174,766 after 74 more…

Former U.S. State Secretary Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

Colin Powell, a former and the first African-American secretary of state, has died at 84 of COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday, Xinhua reported.Powell’s family said in a statement on Facebook that Powell, who also served as chairman of the …

Monument to doctors who died in fight against COVID-19 erected in Bishkek

A grand opening of a monument to doctors who died in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic was held in Bishkek on Tuesday.State Secretary of Kyrgyzstan Suyunbek Kasmambetov, Deputy Minister of Health of the country Zhalalidin Rakhmatullaev, Deputy Minist…

New batch of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine delivered to Uzbekistan

A new shipment of 526,500 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were delivered to Uzbekistan, the press service of the republic’s Health Ministry said.The country intends to use it to vaccinate children over 12 years old.The total amount of Pfizer-BioNTech …