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11 hrs ago | Trend

Turkmenistan, Slovenia sign package of intergovernmental documents

Turkmenistan and Slovenia held negotiations at high level and signed a package of intergovernmental agreements, a source close to the negotiations told Trend.

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15 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

U.S. Believes TAPI Has Potential To Transform Region's Future

The U.S. says the TAPI gas pipeline project has potential to transform the future of the entire region and South and Central Asia, Press Trust of India reported.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Trend

Turkmenistan, Pakistan to discuss implementation of joint economic project

The Turkmenistan-Pakistan intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation plans to hold a meting in early August in Islamabad, a message from the Turkmen government said on July 21. The issues related to preparations for the meeting of the intergovernmental commission was discussed during the meeting with the outgoing ambassador of ... (more)

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08:13 Woman commits suicide jumping down from upper floors of Ashgabat's Oguzkent Hotel

A woman committed suicide by jumping down from upper floors in a lobby of Ashgabat's Oguzkent Hotel.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AkiPress

09:59 President of Turkmenistan studies new construction projects of France's VINCI

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov got acquainted with a number of new construction projects prepared by experts of France's VINCI Construction Grands Projets.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

AkiPress

17:04 Former Vice Chairman of Turkmenistan's Government for Cultural Affairs and Media dies

Byagul Nurmuradova, former Vice Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers for Cultural Affairs and Media, died in Ashgabat due to chronic diabetes, Alternative Turkmenistan News reported referring to an official source.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

AkiPress

15:19 Defense officers from Turkmenistan visit ammunition sites in Moldova

Five senior officials from the Defense Ministry of Turkmenistan discussed practices of safe storage of small arms and light weapons and conventional ammunition during an OSCE-supported study visit to Moldova that concluded in Chisinau on July 15. The visit was organized by the OSCE Center in Ashgabat in cooperation with the OSCE Forum for Security ... (more)

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16:35 Turkmenistan shaping into country whose potential unparalleled...

Turkmenistan rarely makes any news, except in the negative. Indeed it has a reputation, earned mainly under former President Saparmurat Niyazov, as an authoritarian fortress insulated from the outside world.

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Kensington Tours Launches Turkmenistan Darvaza and Ashgabat Adventure Following Nat Geo Special

Kensington Tours Explorer-in-Residence George Kourounis' groundbreaking expedition to Turkmenistan's "Doorway to Hell" is to air on the National Geographic Channel at 10pm on July 16. Kourounis recently returned from this country long hidden behind the Iron Curtain which remains one of the most closed off and least visited in the world.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Today.Az

Trans-Caspian gas pipleine to kick regional stability up

The implementation of Trans-Caspian gas pipeline will increase stability in the region, UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon told journalists in Baku.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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10:51 Trade turnover between Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan exceeds $390 mln in 2013

Trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan exceeded $390 million in 2013, Consul Ambassador of Kazakhstan Daniyar Kadyrov told a briefing meeting in Ashgabat.

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09:23 Practical implementation of law on housing privatization in Turkmenistan reportedly postponed

Practical implementation of the law on housing privatization has been postponed indefinitely.

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17:04 Video claims to show Turkmen fighter in Ukraine

Some media outlets in Ukraine have charged that Central Asians are fighting among pro-Russian separatists in the country's east, EurasiaNet reported.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

AkiPress

Ashgabat hosts 18th meeting of Steering Committee of TAPI Natural Gas ...

Ashgabat hosted the 18th meeting of the Steering Committee of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India Natural Gas Pipeline Project this week.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Today.Az

Pakistan interested in TAPI gas pipeline project's speedy realization

Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received Pakistani Petroleum and Natural Resources Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Turkmen government said on July 10. "Highlighting the topicality and timeliness of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India transcontinental gas pipeline's construction, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi confirmed Pakistan's ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

EurasiaNet

Video Claims to Show Turkmen Fighter in Ukraine

Some media outlets in Ukraine have charged that Central Asians are fighting among pro-Russian separatists in the country's east.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Trend

World Bank and Turkmenistan discuss cooperation program

A meeting was held with the World Bank Regional Director for Central Asia Saroj Kumar Jha at the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, the Turkmen government reported.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Times

TAPI pipeline project in its final stage : July 10, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The contract of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India pipeline project has reached the final stage, in connection to which, Petroleum & Natural Resources Federal Minister Shahid Khaqqan Abbasi has flown to Turkmenistan.

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The Washington Post

Book by late Turkmen leader cut from curricula

Turkmenistan's president has removed a book by his predecessor from state curricula, the latest in a series of moves to shed the legacy of the autocratic former president.

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16:28 Turkmenistan's Council of Elders to convene in Turkmenabat

The Council of Elders of Turkmenistan will convene for a regular meeting on October 20 in the city of Turkmenabat of Lebap province.

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