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20 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AkiPress

09:59 President of Turkmenistan studies new construction projects of France's VINCI

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov got acquainted with a number of new construction projects prepared by experts of France's VINCI Construction Grands Projets.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

AkiPress

17:04 Former Vice Chairman of Turkmenistan's Government for Cultural Affairs and Media dies

Byagul Nurmuradova, former Vice Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers for Cultural Affairs and Media, died in Ashgabat due to chronic diabetes, Alternative Turkmenistan News reported referring to an official source.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

AkiPress

15:19 Defense officers from Turkmenistan visit ammunition sites in Moldova

Five senior officials from the Defense Ministry of Turkmenistan discussed practices of safe storage of small arms and light weapons and conventional ammunition during an OSCE-supported study visit to Moldova that concluded in Chisinau on July 15. The visit was organized by the OSCE Center in Ashgabat in cooperation with the OSCE Forum for Security ... (more)

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16:35 Turkmenistan shaping into country whose potential unparalleled...

Turkmenistan rarely makes any news, except in the negative. Indeed it has a reputation, earned mainly under former President Saparmurat Niyazov, as an authoritarian fortress insulated from the outside world.

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Travel World News

Kensington Tours Launches Turkmenistan Darvaza and Ashgabat Adventure Following Nat Geo Special

Kensington Tours Explorer-in-Residence George Kourounis' groundbreaking expedition to Turkmenistan's "Doorway to Hell" is to air on the National Geographic Channel at 10pm on July 16. Kourounis recently returned from this country long hidden behind the Iron Curtain which remains one of the most closed off and least visited in the world.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Today.Az

Trans-Caspian gas pipleine to kick regional stability up

The implementation of Trans-Caspian gas pipeline will increase stability in the region, UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon told journalists in Baku.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

AkiPress

10:51 Trade turnover between Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan exceeds $390 mln in 2013

Trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan exceeded $390 million in 2013, Consul Ambassador of Kazakhstan Daniyar Kadyrov told a briefing meeting in Ashgabat.

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09:23 Practical implementation of law on housing privatization in Turkmenistan reportedly postponed

Practical implementation of the law on housing privatization has been postponed indefinitely.

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17:04 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, EurasiaNet reported.

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