Romanian tennis player Oana Georgeta Simion won both titles at the 15,000-USD ITF Women's Circuit tournament in Georgia. Top seed Simion, 23, world number 519, defeated second seed Anna Sivkova of the Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-3, in the singles final.
Six Bulgarian banks rank in the Top 100 of the largest financial institutions in Central and Eastern Europe. DSK, First Investment Bank and UBB are making significant progress in the ranking compared to last year. It is composed by RIA Rating Agency on the order of Russia's leading financial site Prime.
A 5.5 magnitude earthquake shook Kazakhstan, but there are no damage or injured people reported, according to the Almaty Emergency Department press office.
The quake was registered at 03:49 local time.
"The epicentre of the earthquake is located 140 km southeast of the city of Almaty. Its depth was 10 km," the report said.
The government has approved a draft Air Transport Agreement between Bulgaria and Kazakhstan as a basis for negotiation, the government information service said.
There is no air transport agreement in force between Bulgaria and Kazakhstan, which does not allow the carriage of passengers and cargo on scheduled air services.
The deepening of the bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Kazakhstan and the improvement of the connection between the Black Sea and the Caspian region were discussed on Tuesday by the presidents of the two countries, Rumen Radev and Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. The two met in New York during the 74th regular session of the UN General Assembly.
'Man in Golden Dress,' which was found during road construction works in Kazakhstan and thought to belong to a khan or his son, is now on display at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara. The statue, which has more than 3,000 hand-embroidered gold plates on it, can be seen through Oct. 12.
Member states of the Turkic Council took a historic step in May in Kazakhstan by establishing the Joint Turkic Chambers of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) to institutionalize existing economic cooperation. The TCCI held its first-ever General Assembly meeting in İstanbul on July 31 where it elected its first president, TOBB Chairman Rıfat Hisarcıkoğlu.