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- Hibernation secrets of black bears could help humansThe researchers have studied the range of physiological changes in hibernating black bears and revealed bears' reduced metabolism to 25% of its normal level may be useful in emergency medicine, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Foreign currency exchange rates fixed by National BankThe National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan fixed the foreign currency exchange rates to the tenge for February 19, 20, 21:
- Election Commission registered Nazarbayev as presidential candidateA session of the Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan regarding registration of the incumbent President of Kazakhstan Nurlultan Nazarbayev as a presidential candidate was held today, the CEC's press service informed, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Kuwait increases salary of army soldiers and policeThe Supreme Council of Defense of Kuwait will increase salaries of soldiers serving in the military and police, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- A British mother-to-be fears she can snooze through her child's birthA British mother-to-be fears she can snooze through her child's birth, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Japan ends whale hunt for the whole seasonJapan abandoned the rest of its whale hunting season in Antarctic waters Friday blaming obstruction from the Sea Shepherd protest flotilla, Kazakhstan today reports.
- Libya anti-government protests continueThousands of people took to the streets overnight to protest against security forces killing more than 20 protesters, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Drug is found to induce hair growthUS researchers claim they may have found a chemical compound that boosts hair growth by blocking a stress-related hormone associated with hair loss, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- German Defence Minister accused of plagiarising PhD thesisGerman Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has been accused of plagiarising part of his PhD thesis, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- China magician's synchronised swimming fish show bannedChinese animal rights groups are urging TV stations not to show a magician's synchronised swimming fish show as they believe the use of magnets harm the fish, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Kazakh Ministry of Internal Affairs undergone personnel rearrangementsThe Minister of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan Serik Baymaganbetov appointed new chairmen of Criminal, Administrative and Traffic Police Committees, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Short Ecuadorians are immune to cancer and diabetesInhabitants of Ecuadorian villages are immuned to cancer and diabetes, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Egypt to reopen tourist sites SundayEgypt's newly appointed Minister of Antiquities says the country's tourist sites will be reopened on Sunday, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Sun eruptions to reach EarthBritish researchers said three solar flare eruptions, including the strongest since 2006, are set to collide with Earth's magnetic shield Thursday and Friday, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Bahrainis banned from public gatheringsBahrain's government banned public gatherings and sent the army vehicles to patrol the streets of Bahrain's capital, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- G20 finance ministers gathered in Paris to discuss food price inflationFinance ministers and heads of central banks from 20 world's biggest countries gathered in Paris to discuss how to tackle the issue of rising prices of basic goods, Kazakhstan Today reports.