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Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan: Cold leaders, warm ties
Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan: Cold leaders, warm ties By Kitty Stapp Two of the most despotic leaders in the world sit atop the governments of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, according to rights groups.
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Polling station opened at Turkmen embassy in Baku
The polling station No. 1 opened at the Turkmen embassy in Baku on Thursday for Turkmen citizens to vote in the parliamentary election scheduled for Dec. 15. "Turkmen citizens express full support for the ongoing course of democratic reforms by voting in the election," Turkmen ambassador to Azerbaijan Toyly Komekov said at the opening of the ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Turkmenistan Oil & Gas Report Q1 2014 - New Report Available
The energy relationship between Turkmenistan and China continues to strengthen, with continued upgrades to existing long-term supply agreements and investment commitments.
Kyrgyzstan takes part in meeting of CIS Council of Heads of Chambers of Commerce in Ashgabat
Kyrgyzstan took part in the 11th session of the Council of Heads of Chambers of Commerce of the Commonwealth of Independent States on November 26 in Ashgabat , the Chamber's press service reported on December 3. The participants discussed the role of CCI in investment and innovative development of the economies of the CIS member states, issues of ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Personnel changes take place in Turkmen Geology State Corporation
Tagandurdy Perdayev has been appointed Deputy Chairman of Turkmengeology State Corporation for Geology, according to a decree of the country's president Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov published on Dec.4. The main objective of the corporation is to carry out science-based geological exploration work, the search of natural resources, the determination of ... (more)
Turkmenistan, EU discuss aspects of energy cooperation in Ashgabat
A delegation of the European Council headed by the Director General for Energy Hans Rein held meetings in Ashgabat on the issues of cooperation in the energy sphere, Turkmenistan media reported on Dec.4. "During the meeting it was emphasized that currently, the EU countries attach great importance to the development of cooperation with Turkmenistan ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan: Cold Leaders, Warm Ties
Chinese businessmen, on their way to western Uzbekistan, take a cigarette break at the Samarkand train station in mid July 2013.
OSCE observation mission to parliamentary elections arrives in Turkmenistan
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Dec.3 By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend: A mission of OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights for assessment of the parliamentary elections in Turkmenistan that will be held on Dec.15 has begun its work in Ashgabat, a message from the Turkmen government said on Dec.3. " The OSCE/ODIHR mission for assessment of the ... (more)
WHO European Ministerial Conference opens in Ashgabat
The European Ministerial Conference of the World Health Organization on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases opens in Ashgabat on Dec.3, Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
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Fri Nov 29, 2013
Environmental problems of Caspian Sea discussed in Ashgabat
Ashgabat hosted a meeting of the eighteenth session of the Coordinating Committee on Hydrometeorology and Pollution Monitoring of the Caspian Sea with the participation of delegations from five Caspian littoral countries - Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
CIS observation mission arrives in Turkmenistan on eve of parliamentary elections there
An observation mission from the Commonwealth of Independent States has opened in Ashgabat for the parliamentary elections in Turkmenistan that are scheduled for December 15, a press release of CIS Executive Committee published on Nov.29 said.
Turkmen citizens living in Azerbaijan to be able to vote in parliamentary elections
Citizens of Turkmenistan living in Azerbaijan will be able to vote in the elections of the members of Mejlis of Turkmenistan.
Turkmenistan signs major oil refinery contracts
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Nov. 29 By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend: A number of major oil refinery projects is implemented in Turkmenistan by foreign companies, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of Turkmenistan said.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Turkmen women in discos 'risk arrest'
Police on an anti-prostitution drive in the capital of Turkmenistan are picking up women simply out for the evening, it's claimed.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
TAPI gas pipeline becomes as real as ever
The service agreement for the Turkmenistan- Afghanistan-Pakistan- India gas pipeline was signed with transaction advisor the Asian Development Bank , as well as the Turkmengaz state concern, Afghan Gas Corporation, Interstate Gas Systems Limited and Gail Limited in Ashgabat.
Uzbek, Turkmen presidents familiarized with JV activities in automotive industry
Uzbek President Islam Karimov and Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov have visited the Uzbek-American joint venture 'General Motors Powertrain Uzbekistan', Uzbek president's press service said.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Turkmenistan cautiously opens to the world
It is a country that has spent the last few years shedding its ultra-conservative status, thanks to a slightly more progressive President.
U.S. assists Turkmenistan in educational reform
The United States Agency for International Development started a two-day seminar on e-learning in higher education in Ashgabat, the U.S embassy in Turkmenistan reported today.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Main occasions of previous week in Caspian countries' oil, gas industry
Ukraine and Azerbaijan have created a working group on Ukraine's participation in the project of construction of Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline , Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister, Eduard Stavitskiy said, RBC-Ukraine reported.