10 hrs ago
Turkmen Capital Hits Guinness Book of Records
ASHGABAT, May 25 Turkmen capital of Ashgabat has been included in the Guinness Book of Records for the highest density of white marble buildings in the city.
14 hrs ago
Turkmenistan and Turkey to discuss bilateral relations development
Preparation for the state visit of Turkish President Abdullah Gul to Turkmenistan scheduled for May 29-31 was discussed at a government meeting in the capital of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Turkmen government declared on Saturday.
Fri May 24, 2013
Iran's gas import & export prices
Armenia is keen to continue using Iranian gas. Turkey also wants to remain Iran's gas importer despite its appeal against Iran to the International Court of Arbitration over gas dispute in 2012.
Turkmen capital to expand boundaries
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov chaired a meeting on the development of the Turkmen capital Ashgabat.
Turkmenistan - Raids, deportation, visa denial, Government denies UPR complaints
FORUM 18 NEWS SERVICE, Oslo, Norway http://www.forum18.org/ The right to believe, to worship and witness The right to change one's belief or religion The right to join together and express one's belief =============================================== Thursday 23 May 2013 TURKMENISTAN: RAIDS, DEPORTATION, VISA DENIAL, GOVERNMENT DENIES UPR COMPLAINTS ... (more)
Thu May 23, 2013
U.S. keen to see Trans-Caspian gas pipeline to be implemented
The U.S. would be happy to see the Trans-Caspian gas pipeline to be implemented, U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Richard Morningstar told journalists on Friday.
Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Airlines Among World's Worst - Survey
When the countries of Central Asia end up on a list, they're usually at the bottom .
Wed May 22, 2013
International Business Times
Turkmen Jailers Free Reporter Rovshen Yazmuhamedov
Human rights organisations, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, had expressed concerns over his unexplained detention, saying it could have been linked to Yazmuhamedovs' reporting activities.
Turkmenistan finds implementation of project for gas supplies to Europe possible
A project of supplying Turkmen gas to Europe is quite real. The systematic work on its implementation is required, Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov said at a briefing in Ashgabat, Russian media reported.
Ukraine negotiating with Turkmenistan to resume gas supplies
The Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine Oleg Proskuryakov, who is on a working visit to Ashgabat, discusses cooperation issues, including the resumption of gas supplies to Ukraine, the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry reported on Wednesday.
The Globe and Mail
Turkmenistan has high hopes for giant gas field
Turkmenistan plans to begin production at Galkynysh, the world's second largest gas field, by June 30, which will allow it boost exports to Asia and help Europe lessen its dependence on Russian gas.
UPDATE 1-Turkmenistan has high hopes as giant gas field nears output
Turkmenistan plans to begin production at Galkynysh, the world's second-largest gas field, by June 30, which will allow it boost exports to Asia and help Europe lessen its dependence on Russian gas.
Detained RFE/RL Turkmen Correspondent Released
A Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty correspondent based in Turkmenistan has been freed after being detained by police earlier this month.
Tue May 21, 2013
Soviet Award Dusted Off, Media Freedoms Take A Dive
In spite of his repeated assertions that his country is not regressing, Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared on May Day to present five recipients with the Hero of Labor award, Reuters reports .
Sat May 18, 2013
ALERT: EU, Turkmenistan hold their 5th Human Rights Dialogue
The fifth Human Rights Dialogue between the Republic of Turkmenistan and the European Union took place in Ashgabat.
Fri May 17, 2013
EU Raises Case Of Detained RFE/RL Correspondent
A European Union delegation has raised with Turkmen officials the case of a detained RFE/RL correspondent.
Thu May 16, 2013
Young, Loud, and Turkmen
Ashgabat may be the capital of one of the most closed societies in the world and home to Central Asia's most repressive regime, but even here the walls occasionally shake with the sound of rock 'n' roll.
Wed May 15, 2013
Kazakh, Turkmen telcos complete fibre-optic network
Kazakhtelecom and Turkmentelecom have completed the rollout of a fibre-optic telecommunications network linking the two Central Asian countries, Kazakhtelecom announced in a press release on its website.
Tue May 14, 2013
International Business Times
European Union Abandons Jailed Turkmenistan Reporter Rovshen Yazmuhamedov
"Yazmuhamedov's unexplained detention for the past four days is completely arbitrary and represents a gross violation of his constitutional rights and the international conventions," Reporters Without Borders said, adding that it was reasonable to suspect that Yazmuhamedov's was arrested in a reprisal for his journalistic activities.
Mon May 13, 2013
News from AgustaWestland
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the delivery of the first AW101 VVIP helicopter to Turkmenistan Airlines.