Friday, 22, February, 2019

World

Artificial spider silk from Amsilk is more flexible and possibly better suited for high-performance applications than its rival, carbon fiber.

The meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) kicked off today in the Kokhi Somon Palace of the capital of Tajikistan, Dushanbe.

Irina Beketova, the reporter of Nur.kz, has been murdered near her flat in the capital city of Astana, Nur.kz reported. "Police is searching for a 34-year old man suspected of murder. Irina had four children, the eldest one has Down syndrome, the youngest is aged 3," the statement added.

Uzbekistan delegation will for the first time visit the 3rd Azerbaijan International Defence Exhibition, ADEX 2018, to be held at Baku Expo Centre in the capital of Azerbaijan from September 25 to 27. ADEX 2018 is a grand display of modern weaponry and equipments and a major regional exposition of weapons and military equipment.

Commuters in Germany now have a chance to ride the world's first hydrogen train as the country moves to replace old diesel-powered engines. Instead of exhaust fumes, hydrogen trains produce only water.

Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un were all smiles at the start of a summit in Pyongyang. Despite the warm greeting, a lack of progress in denuclearization talks means it will be Moon's most challenging summit yet.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has urged interim head Gafur Rakhimov not to stand for President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) as his candidacy would go against the "best interests" of the sport as it battles to retain its place on the Olympic programme.

New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 released today. Limited progress is also being made in addressing the multiple forms of malnutrition, ranging from child stunting to adult obesity, putting the health of hundreds of millions of people at risk.

U.S. Central Command is hosting the annual, multinational exercise Regional Cooperation 2018 at Camp Edwards on Joint Base Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Sept 10-21.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, speaking at the sixth summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States in Cholpan-Ata (Kyrgyzstan) on September 3, said that Uzbekistan is looking forward to a brighter future for this organisation.