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  1. 10:02 Exhibition of economic achievements of Turkmenistan held in AshgabatRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AkiPress

    Government officials, heads of the national parliament, ministries and departments, business circles of the country, heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Turkmenistan, ambassadors of Turkmenistan abroad, students, and media representatives attended the solemn opening of the exhibition. Exhibition moto is the innovative development of the economic complex, diversification of industry, building up the national economy, import substitution and export orientation of production.

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  2. Turkmenistan Should Immediately End Practice of Enforced DisappearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Humans Rights Watch

    For the first time ever, Turkmenistan has accepted many of the recommendations made by almost 20 states during its Universal Periodic Review, including those related to enforced disappearances, a persistent and grave violation in the country. Human Rights Watch and the Prove They Are Alive campaign welcome this development.

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  3. Turkmenistan cooperating with UN in fight against terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Today.Az

    Turkmenistan is closely coordinating its activity with the UN in the fight against terrorism, drug trafficking and other threats, the country's foreign ministry said in a message. Turkmenistan cooperates with such international agencies as the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia.

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  4. Armenian weightlifters prepare for World ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Groong

    ... the source, our national team is preparing for the 2018 World Cup, which will take place on November 1-11, in Turkmenistan's capital city of Ashgabat. Men: Andranik Karapetyan (81kg weight category), Georges Yeghikyan (81kg), Hakob Mkrtchyan (89kg), ...

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  5. 16:03 Central Asian states share experience in combating financing of terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | AkiPress

    Participants introducing themselves during the OSCE-organized Central Asian regional seminar on combating financing of terrorism, Ashgabat, 17 September 2018. AKIPRESS.COM - Representatives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan participated in an OSCE-supported two-day regional seminar "Combatting financing of terrorism: best practices within the OSCE region".

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  6. 11:23 Turkmenistan launches $1.5bn chemical plant on Caspian coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | AkiPress

    ... covered the most of the financing of the project, the state concern Turkmenkhimia paid the remaining expenses. Turkmenistan plans to produce more than 2 million tons of carbamide a year to export them by sea. The Garabogaz port has been completely ...

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  7. Turkmenistan launches fertiliser plant to diversify exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Reuters

    Turkmenistan launched a $1.5 billion nitrogen fertiliser plant on its Caspian coast on Monday, seeking to diversify exports dominated by natural gas. The plant, built by Japan's Mitsubishi Corp and Turkey's Gap Insaat in collaboration with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, will produce 1.1 million tonnes of urea annually using natural gas as feedstock, and export most of its output.

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  8. Turkmenistan to buy new Boeing aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Today.Az

    Turkmenistan Airlines has been authorized to sign a contract with Boeing to purchase three Boeing 737 MAX 7 aircraft, including one aircraft intended for important flights, the Turkmen president's decree reads. According to the decree, the new aircraft are to purchased in order to upgrade the air fleet, improve the quality and culture of passenger service and ensure flight safety.

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  9. IDB finances major telecommunications project in TurkmenistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Today.Az

    The Ministry of Communications of Turkmenistan has launched a large-scale project entitled "Development of telecommunication networks of Turkmenistan", the "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper wrote. The funds of the credit line amounting to $273 million allocated by the Islamic Development Bank will be used to finance the project.

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  10. Deserted Aral Sea hosts electro gig with environmental twistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Al Jazeera

    ... two rivers that once flowed into the sea, were diverted to support the USSR's growing cotton industry. In 1954, Turkmenistan launched the construction of the Karakum Canal bringing water from the top of the Amu Daria river, across the Karakum ...

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  11. Revellers attend the Stihia electronic music festival in the town of Muynak.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Egypt Today

    ... by pesticides, affecting health. This May one such storm blew across the region and into neighbouring Turkmenistan, seriously damaging crops according to international media reports that were not confirmed by the secretive government in Ashgabat. - ...

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  12. Turkmen president to hold business talks in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Trend

    The government delegation of Turkmenistan headed by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will visit New York Sept. 29-Oct. 2 to participate in the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, the Turkmenistan State News Agency reported.

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  13. Turkmenistan eyes to electrify its railwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Today.Az

    President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, at a government meeting, pointed to the need to continue the electrification of railways, Turkmen media reported. The president noted that Turkmenistan's transport system has large reserves of production capacity, which allow to support increasing volumes of goods and passenger transportation.

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  14. Turkmenistan reduces internet tariffs for rural areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Today.Az

    Turkmentelecom, the national telecommunications company in Turkmenistan, has reduced internet tariffs for rural areas, the company said in a message. In accordance with new tariffs, the monthly unlimited internet tariff with speed of 512 kbps for rural areas now costs 120 Turkmen manats per month.

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  15. U.S. Denies Russian Plane Permission for Reconnaissance Flights, Official SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The St. Petersburg Times

    The United States has denied certification for a new Russian aircraft to observe flights under an international treaty designed to promote military transparency, a Russian official has said. Under the 34-member Open Skies Treaty, new aircraft are approved after a unanimous sign-off from members of its consultative commission.

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  16. 16:03 Turkmenistan explains ban on transit of trucks from Tajikistan with security considerationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | AkiPress

    ... of Tajikistan said that the trucks from Turkey, Uzbekistan and other countries are stranded on the border of Turkmenistan as well. The Turkmen authorities are concerned about drug trafficking and had to adopt such measure, the Ministry said. It is ...

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  17. Ashgabat to host General Assembly of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Today.Az

    Ashgabat will host the 55th meeting of the General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Sept. 30-Oct. 5, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported Sept.

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  18. Turkmenistan plans to diversify, increase electricity exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Today.Az

    ... president said, recalling that in February of this year the construction of the power transmission system "Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan" was launched. Construction of the first combined cycle power station on the territory of Mary HPP is aimed ...

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  19. Turkmenistan, Belarus discuss prospects of co-op in petrochemical industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Today.Az

    The delegation led by Andrei Rybakov, the Chairman of the Belarusian State Oil and Chemistry Concern has visited Turkmenistan, the Embassy of Belarus in Ashgabat said in a statement. The discussion touched on a wide range of issues, including cooperation in the field of petrochemical and mining-chemical industry.

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  20. Turkmen GDP growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Today.Az

    According to the results of first eight months of 2018, the growth of the Turkmen gross domestic product amounted to 6.2 percent. Turkmenistan, according to British Petroleum's report, is the fourth largest country in terms of natural gas reserves and at this stage exports it to China and Iran.

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