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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

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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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AkiPress

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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AkiPress

17:02 07.07.14 Turkmenistan - s gas will flow to Europe via Turkey

In a bid to reduce dependency on Russia, Turkmenistan's gas will reach Europe via Turkey, based on an energy cooperation agreement, reports New Europe .

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Abdullah Gul,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

AkiPress

14:22 President Berdymuhamedov permits government members to have summer vacations

The Turkmen leader announced this decision at the extended government meeting devoted to the results of socio-economic development of the country in the first half of the year.

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Personnel changes made in Turkmen government

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 8 By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend: President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has made a number of decisions related to personnel changes.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Great Yarmouth offshore firm continues meteoric rise

Fast-emerging Great Yarmouth specialist company Inspection Verification Bureau has secured a $1.5m contract on a Middle Eastern oil project.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

AkiPress

16:35 Over 6 Bulgarian companies ready to start projects with Turkmenistan

More than 6 Bulgarian companies expressed readiness for mutually beneficial commercial, economic, scientific and technical cooperation at the Turkmen-Bulgarian business forum on July 3 in Ashgabat.

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Slovenian president to visit to Turkmenistan

Preparation for Slovenian President Borut Pahor's official visit to Turkmenistan was discussed at the Turkmen Cabinet of Ministers meeting, according to a message from Turkmen government.

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The Arizona Republic

197 new citizens take part in Fourth of July ceremony

Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1m1QlVP On Friday, 197 people from 54 countries became new citizens at a special Fourth of July naturalization ceremony at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Phoenix, AZ, Southeast Asia, World News, Vietnam, Asia

Fri Jul 04, 2014

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Turkmenistan to open embassy in Kyrgyzstan

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has signed a decree to open an embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in order to further develop the bilateral relations with this country.

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AkiPress

09:41 Turkmenistan, Bulgaria discuss cooperation in fuel and energy sector

Turkmenistan and Bulgaria discussed bilateral cooperation during the meeting of the Turkmen-Bulgarian intergovernmental commission for economic cooperation on July 2, reports the state news agency of Turkmenistan.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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Italian Eni interested in strengthening its position in Turkmen market

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received the head of Italy's Eni oil and gas company, Claudio Descalzi, a message from the Turkmen government said on July 2. "Descalzi emphasized the great interest of his company in strengthening its position in the rapidly developing Turkmen market, which is a very promising market in virtue of large ... (more)

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Global Voices Online

Five Things You Need to Know About Turkmen Weddings

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

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Turkmenistan invites Japanese SONY to participate in local projects

Turkmen President Gurbangulu Berdimuhamedov, at a meeting with the executive vice president of the Japanese SONY Shoji Nemoto invited the corporation to participate in local projects, the Turkmen government reported July 1. "Stressing that the innovative, ahead of time products of SONY affected not only the rapid development of the Japanese ... (more)

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

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Turkmenistan interested in intensifying cooperation with Bulgaria

Turkmenistan is interested in intensifying cooperation with Bulgaria, based on equality and mutual benefit, Turkmen President Gurbangulu Berdimuhamedov said at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

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Global Voices Online

No More Free Petrol in Turkmenistan

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