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It appears Turkmenistan is about to lose its second-best customer for natural gas, Iran.
The Silk Road is a legendary route dotted with oasis towns crammed full of ancient antiquities with Samarkand and Bukhara the most legendary of them all.
The Islamic State "burned our houses and took whatever we had left," said Falah Tahir, an Iraqi Turkman who managed a dangerous drive to Baghdad three weeks ago from Iraq's northern provinces after fleeing fighting between militants and Kurdish forces in June.
A 300-year-old library in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India will undergo renovations, Mohammad Akhef reported for The Times of India on Sunday, August 10, 2014.
KARACHI: Two persons were killed and three others injured in different incidents of violence on Saturday.
Muscat: Iran is ready to transfer one million tonnes of oil to the refineries in Uzbekistan annually through a transport corridor that would also link Oman, according to Iranian Ambassador to Tashkent Ali Mardani Fard.
The publication said that along with ancient monuments people should visit Uzbekistan for its cuisine and the most popular meal pilaf.
Foreign visitors near the Wagah border post take a look at the weapons of the Border Security Force on display to commemorate Independence Day.
The situation in Afghanistan's northern Jowzjan Province continues to deteriorate, with one official claiming an increasing number of ethnic Turkmen are taking up arms, fighting with and against the Taliban, and that the lack of any government force capable of maintaining order has led to the resurgence of local warlords.
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on August 11 that his country no longer needed gas from Turkmenistan.
Brandon Stanton, known for his successful blog and best-selling book, "Humans of New York," partnered with the United Nations to venture on a 50-day tour of 10 countries and expand his storytelling series worldwide.
Pope Francis gestures as he delivers a speech from the window of his apartment during his Sunday Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on July 27, 2014.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 09:37 am
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