10 hrs ago
President: Turkmenistan in struggle with illegal drug sale and use
A plan of activities for the period till June 26, 2013 dedicated to the International Day against drug use and illicit trafficking was submitted to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov, Turkmen TV reported on Wednesday.
11 hrs ago
Turkmen State Committee for Fisheries faces personnel changes
Dovran Khodjamyradov was appointed Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Fisheries of Turkmenistan, the Turkmen government said on Wednesday.
15 hrs ago
Ashgabat, Vilnius sign package of inter-government documents
Negotiations between Turkmen and Lithuanian government delegations were held in Ashgabat.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Turkmenistan-Afghanistan railway to be built by June 2015
The Turkmen Ministry of Railway Transport will act as a customer as well as a general contractor for the Atamyrat-Ymamnazar - Akina railway construction project, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's decree said today.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
International Monetary Fund
Turkmenistan: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2013 Article IV Mission
An International Monetary Fund mission led by Mrs. Veronica Bacalu visited Ashgabat during May 29-June 11, 2013 to conduct discussions for the 2013 Article IV consultation.
Lithuanian PM to study Caspian projects in Turkmenistan
Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius within the framework of his official visit to Turkmenistan on Monday is going to get acquainted with the development prospects of 'sea gates' in Central Asia - the city of Turkmenbashi and the Caspian national tourism zone 'Avaza', Turkmen government stated.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Turkmenistan to Recognize Russia's Dual Citizens
Turkmenistan has dropped one of the most contentious issues in its relationship with Russia, promising , after leaving them in limbo for 10 years, to grant passports to Turkmen citizens who also hold Russian citizenship.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Turkmenistan starts issuing biometric passports to citizens with Russian passports
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 14 / Trend / Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a statement at an expanded meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.
Dual Russian Citizens To Get Turkmenistan Travel Papers
Turkmen citizens who also hold Russian passports will be eligible to receive Turkmen travel documents.
Global Voices Online
Parliament Restricts Kyrgyz Women's Rights
After lengthy debates, the parliament in Kyrgyzstan has adopted legislation banning young women from travelling abroad without parental consent.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Expert: Turkmenistan's climate favorable for astronomical observations
Astroclimatic conditions of Turkmenistan are the most favorable for astronomical research, the employee of the Astronomical Observatory of Odessa National University Nikolai Dorokhov told the state news service "Turkmen dovlet khabarlary" .
Tue Jun 11, 2013
State concern: European vector remains one of priority directions of Turkmen gas export
One of the priority directions of natural gas export from Turkmenistan in the future is the European vector, the Turkmen Dovlet Khabarlary state news agency reported with reference to the Turkmengaz State Concern today.
Turkmen delegation to discuss int'l transport projects in Latvia
A Turkmen delegation headed by deputy chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov will be on a working visit to Riga up to June 13, 2013, the Turkmen government said today.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Results of early elections to Turkmen parliament announced
The Central Commission for Elections and Referenda of Turkmenistan has announced the final results of the elections of deputies of the Turkmen Mejlis to replace retired parliamentarians.
Russian president to visit Turkmenistan
Putin accepted the invitation to visit Turkmenistan during a phone conversation between him and Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedev initiated by Russia.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Turkmenistan: A Photographer's Diary
Upon disembarking in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan's marble-clad capital, photographer Ikuru Kuwajima couldn't help making comparisons to Astana, the capital of another resource-rich Central Asian nation.
Central Asia energy projects to be discussed in Turkmenistan's capital
The XV meeting of the Energy Sector Coordination Committee of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation is being held in the capital of Turkmenistan, state information agency Turkmen dovlet khabarlary said on Friday.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Turkmenistan Makes Another Quiet Purchase Of Warships
Turkmenistan is buying eight new well armed naval vessels from Turkey, marking a substantial increase in capability for the country's nascent navy.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
The number of victims of Moscow metro fire reaches almost 90
The overall number of people who asked for medical aid following a Wednesday fire at the Moscow Metro has nearly reached 90, a Moscow medical source told Interfax .
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Chaos as cable fire hits Russia subway
Fifteen commuters were hospitalized and thousands evacuated from the Moscow metro after a high-voltage electric cable caught fire, filling platforms with smoke during the morning rush hour.