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9 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

Turkmenistan Now a Major Freedom of Conscience Violator-State Department

The United States Department of State has added Turkmenistan to its shortlist of especially worrying religious freedom offenders, calling the reclusive Central Asian nation a "Country of Particular Concern" for the first time.

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13 hrs ago | Trend

Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan to discuss cooperation prospects in various fields

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, July 29 By Demir Azizov- Trend: The 10th meeting of the joint Uzbek-Turkmen commission on trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation will be held in Tashkent on July 31, a representative in the Uzbek government circles told Trend on July 29. The agenda of the commission will include the discussion of further ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | AkiPress

13:37 Ashgabat to host international conference on environment

A conference on Economic Assessment of Land Degradation will be held in Ashgabat on 1-2 August, the press service of the President reports.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

AkiPress

14:23 Turkmenistan considers export control, transshipment of weapons of mass destruction

OSCE efforts to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery was a focus at an OSCE-supported round table discussion that concluded in Ashgabat on July 25. The OSCE Center in Ashgabat, in close co-operation with the OSCE Conflict Prevention Center, ... (more)

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Trend

UN to hold regional conference on land issue in Turkmenistan

An interregional conference on "Economic assessment of land degradation" will be held in Ashgabat on August 1-2, 2014 organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the Secretariat of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

AkiPress

10:07 Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov necessitates erecting monument to Saparmurat Niyazov

President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov believes that the present generation of Turkmenistan has to erect a monument to the first President of the country, Saparmurat Niyazov.

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TheDailyBeast.com

The Scoundrel Who Defines Afghanistan

He fought with the Soviets, then led the cavalry and B-52 bombers to rout the Taliban.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Trend

Ashgabat and Kabul mull prospects of transport corridor through Azerbaijan

Turkmen Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with the Afghan delegation headed by Director-General of Economic Cooperation department of the Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wahidullah Waissi, according to the Turkmen government`s report.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Trend

WB governor from Turkmenistan appointed

Turkmen Finance Minister Muhammetguly Mukhammedov was appointed WB governor from the Turkmen side, according to Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov's decree.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

AkiPress

14:51 Belarus holds Culture Days of Turkmenistan

The opening ceremony was held at the Belarusian State Philharmonic, and involved performances of the State Dance Ensemble of Turkmenistan, Altyn Asyr Orchestra, folk instrument artists, and others.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

EurasiaNet

Stalled Turkmenistan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan Railroad on Again

The idea of linking Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan by rail appears to have wheels once more, following reports earlier this year that the project was running short of steam.

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Trend

Turkmenistan, Slovenia agree to cooperate in energy security sphere

"Turkmenistan and Slovenia are ready to cooperate in ensuring the global energy security," Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said after the negotiations with his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor.

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Turkmenistan, Slovenia sign MoU in telecommunications sphere

Turkmenistan's TurkmenTelecom state telecommunications company and Slovenia's Iskratel, Telekomunikacijski sistemi, d.o.o., Kranj have signed a memorandum of understanding in Ashgabat, a message from the Turkmen government said on July 23. The signing ceremony took place during the official visit of Slovenian President Borut Pahor to Turkmenistan ... (more)

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AkiPress

12:43 Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan receives Dominican Ambassador

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan received Ambassador of the Dominican Republic Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos , who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit.

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AkiPress

11:39 OSCE promotes implementation of confidence- and security-building measures in Turkmenistan

An OSCE-supported seminar on confidence- and security- building measures and the implementation of the related OSCE documents opened in Ashgabat on July 22. The two-day event was organized by the OSCE Center in Ashgabat in cooperation with the OSCE Conflict Prevention Center, and brought together 25 representatives from the Defense Ministry of ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AkiPress

10:31 President of Turkmenistan receives President of Japan's Hirosaki University

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov received the President of Hirosaki University within the National University Corporation of Japan, Kei Sato on July 21. The Turkmen leader expressed hope that the visit of the Japan's university leader would give a powerful impetus to strengthening of international cooperation in the field of ... (more)

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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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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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AkiPress

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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