Monday, February 2, 2015

Americana prigioniera dello Stato Islamico. Obama: "Faremo di tutto per liberarla"

Gli Stati Uniti stanno facendo tutto quello che è in loro potere per salvare una donna americana nella mani dell'Isis. Lo afferma il presidente americano, Barack Obama, in un'intervista alla Nbc di cui sono stati diffusi gli estratti.

La donna è stata catturata lo scorso anno in Siria. La sua identità non è stata rivelata, né si sa nulla sulle circostanze del suo rapimento, la data e sulla sua detenzione nelle prigioni dello Stato Islamico. Si sa solo che l'ostaggio ha 26 anni.

INC News, 0202/2015 - via Repubblica

Marathon of Kazakhstani films begins in Almaty

A marathon of Kazakhstani films begins in Almaty on February 4, the organizers of the event inform.
20 films made in Kazakhstan in 2014 will be presented at the marathon. These films were made at 17 production houses and three of them at "Kazakhfilm". Some of the movies were not showed to wide audience. Upon completion of the marathon, the best movie of the event will be chosen within the framework of the "Critics' choice" award, reports.  "Critics' choice" is a joint project of "Arman movie center and the film critics association of Kazakhstan. The project is aimed at drawing the attention of people to the movies made in Kazakhstan.

INC News, 02/02/2015 - via AK ZHAIK

One third Kazakhstan’s national roads will become paid

Before 2022 one-third of national roads in Kazakhstan will become paid, this has been announced at today's enlarged meeting of the Committee for Economic Reform and Regional Development by First Deputy Minister for Investment and Development Jenis Kasymbek. "The Government's program for transport infrastructure development up to 2022 plans to increase the length of toll roads to 7 thousand kilometers. It's about 30% of national roads," he said, reports.  "In particular, we plan to introduce charges on Astana - Temirtau, Astana - Pavlodar, Almaty - Kapchagai roads and other traffic density and high-traffic roads.  In addition, the Ministry has considered the issue of attracting investors to implement road toll systems on the road sections of the republican network.
INC News, 02/02/2015 - via AK ZHAIK

Kazakhstan to build its own Disneyland

Kazakhstan intends to build its own Disneyland on the basis of the Western models, according to a briefing held at the weekend by the Central Communications Service.
“The whole world is building its Disneylands, and we will not fail either,” Minister of Culture and Sports Arystanbek Mukhamediuly said during the meeting, reports. He necessitated construction of a similar theme park in the country and better development of domestic animation.
“This genre has become an international industry, and we want to promote it more actively. So, a separate animation studio will be created in the framework of Kazakhfilm,” the Minister announced. He expressed concerns over poor attention to animation while the main priority is paid to feature films.
The Ministry of Culture and Sports promised to pay more attention to documentaries too. Mukhamediuly encouraged directors and screenwriters to change their views of work.
INC News, 02/02/2015 - via AK ZHAIK

Падение цен на нефть пошатнуло экономику Шотландии

Экс-глава МВФ - в центре судебного процесса по делу о сутенерстве

Микроскоп "движения" - hi-tech

В африканских домах построят ловушки для комаров - futuris

Вдова Литвиненко дала показания в рамках публичного расследования

Japan Airport Security Tight after Latest Beheading

Fighting Escalates, Death Toll Rises in Ukraine

High water swamps Venice as carnival season opens

Jordan pilot’s father appeals to IS to secure his son's life

Space-age Swedish shower cuts water consumption

Operazione antidroga "Spartivento"

Benevento, estorsione a imprenditore agricolo: due arresti

Vietato l'accesso alle zanzare - futuris

Al via oggi processo Dsk per Carlton di Lille

Un nouveau piège anti-moustiques pour lutter contre le paludisme - futuris

Ryanair prévoit une croissance modérée pour son bénéfice 2015-2016 - eco...

Automobile Etats Unis : 2ème rappel pour des airbags défectueux - economy

Bangkok : explosion de deux bombes de faible puissance

Mexico: Arrests made in hospital explosion

Will Oil’s Big Decline Drag Down Other Commodities?

Prueban vacunas experimentales contra el ébola y otras noticias

Digging Deep to Stop Leaks in NYC Water Supply

'American Sniper' Chris Kyle's Wife Recalls Life With Her Husband

Wife of murdered ex-KGB spy Litvinenko appears at inquiry

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn to face trial on pimping charges

US battered by second snow storm in a week

ARGENTINA - orte scossa di terremoto questa mattina


INC News, 03/03/2015 

KAZAKHSTAN - Gas pipeline exploded near Uralsk

The ignition at the pipeline happened between Noven’ki and Akzhol villages in Zelenovsky Disttic of West Kazakhstan Oblast about 3:00am at night, reports referring to “Moi gorod” portal.
“According to eyewitnesses, first they heard the sound a slight bang- similar to explosion and then they saw a huge flame several meters high. The fire was so big and strong, people could see it from the city”, - reads the message of the portal. It became clear that the gas pipeline belongs to gas-main pipeline management “Uralsk - Central Asia”. This is an international gas pipeline Orenburg - Novopskov with a diameter of 1200 mm, local Governor’s press service reported.
“The fire started about 3:00 at night and a emergency operations center was formed. Emergency situation has been declared. This pipeline supplies gas to 22 settlements of the Zelenovsky, Taskalinsky Districts and Uralsk. In the risk zone there are 12 hospitals, 18 schools, 3 kindergartens and 14 clubs”, reads the report.
INC News, 02/02/2015 - via AK Zhaik

Russian Exit From Council of Europe Could Jeopardize Death Penalty Moratorium

As Russia considers exiting the Council of Europe after its voting rights were suspended for the second year in a row last week, the fate of Russia's death penalty moratorium hangs in the balance. Russia issued a moratorium on the death penalty in 1996 shortly after joining the Council of Europe. All of the council's other 46 member states have formally abolished the death penalty in peace time. The moratorium has proven controversial in Russia. Reinstatement of the death penalty was supported last year by 52 percent of the Russian population, a survey by the independent Levada Center revealed. Notably, the 2014 results represented a 9 percent decrease from 2012, when the Moscow-based pollster conducted a similar survey.
see article HERE
INC News, 02/02/2015 - via MoscowTime

IMPORTANT NEWS - RUSSIA - Muscovites Advised to Stay Indoors as 'Chemical Stench' Reported in City

The Emergency Situations Ministry has warned Muscovites to keep their windows shut if they smell anything "chemical" in the air, as a mysterious stench has yet again been reported in the Russian capital.
Residents of several Moscow districts complained of a "strong unpleasant smell" on Sunday, the local branch of the ministry said in an online statement. Sokolniki, Lefortovo and Nagatinsky Zagon were among the districts to be worst affected by the stench, the city's Moskva news site reported.
The Emergency Situations Ministry said environmental monitors were investigating the problem and that so far no threats to the public health had been identified. It nevertheless recommended that residents who noticed a "chemical smell" should stay indoors, keep their windows and doors shut, and seal any door cracks with wet towels.
see article HERE
INC News, 02/02/2015 - via MoscowTime

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is freed by Egypt

Massive inferno devours Chinese tire plant in Thailand

A massive fire that engulfed a tire plant in Thailand's Chonburi province caused about $40mn in losses for one of China's largest tyre exporters, officials said on Monday.

RAW: Ukrainian nationalists stage torch-lit march in Kiev

Drone captures fire-fighters battling Moscow library blaze aftermath

Some 150 fire-fighters doused Moscow's Institute for Scientific Information on Social Sciences (INION) in water, Sunday following a huge blaze at the building. The roof of the building collapsed and all three floors suffered damage in the fire, which consumed an estimated 2,000 square metres (21,528 square feet).

Carnevale, a Viareggio niente Charlie Hebdo sui carri. "Sicurezza"

Thailand steps up security in Bangkok after bomb blasts at luxury mall

'Europe's interests come first', says new Greek government

India carries out its first double hand transplant

Carnival of Venice underway in Italy

Former Colombian spy chief to face charges over phone tap scandal