Twelve people were killed and dozens injured when a plane with nearly 100 passengers and crew on board crashed soon after take-off in Kazakhstan on Friday.
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Kazakhstan's former president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, is trying to arrange a one-on-one meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Nazarbayev said on Tuesday.
Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of Russia's Roscosmos space agency and NASA's Chris Cassidy will blast off at 08:05 GMT from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, where COVID-19 has caused changes to pre-launch protocol.
Emirati astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori, 35, successfully took off onboard a Soyuz rocket from Kazakhstan last September to script history by becoming the first Arab on the International Space Station (ISS), drawing cheers from across the globe.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Wednesday named Kanat Bozumbayev, previously energy minister, a presidential aide, and reshuffled a number of other senior officials.
An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts touched down on the Kazakhstan steppe on Thursday, completing a 196-day mission that began with the first launch under lockdown conditions.
The government did not say how many doses of the vaccine it planned to buy and at what price. It said the vaccine would be made available to at-risk Kazakh citizens free of charge.
Customers can now book their direct flights between Sharjah and Almaty by visiting Air Arabia’s website, by calling the call centre or through travel agencies.
"We are also waiting for you in Kazakhstan, where you can take shelter from the sweltering heat in the Tien Shan Mountains, pine forests in Borovoye, as well as see many other attractions. Tickets are available right now at flyarystan.com."