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Turkmenistan acting as transcontinental economic bridge'.

- Today.Az - AZ

Turkmenistan combating desertification.

Deserts occupy 80 percent of the territory of Turkmenistan, and both cultivated and uncultivated lands are subject to various degrees of desertification.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkmenistan combating desertification.

- Today.Az - AZ

Turkmen President Pardons More Than 1,000 Prisoners.

State media in Turkmenistan are reporting that President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has pardoned more than 1,000 prisoners.

- Radio Free Europe - US

With Economy Unravelling, What Awaits the Turkmen Regime?.

"This is the end for Turkmenistan. The crisis has reached the country. Now we'll see the appearance of the Central Asian Venezuela."

- Global Voices - US

Turkmenistan intensifies national oil and gas company's activity.

The measures are being taken to intensify the activity of the Turkmen National Oil and Gas Company and redistribute equity participation of its founders, Altyn Asyr TV channel reported June 17.

- AzerNews - AZ

Majlis Podcast: More Signs Of Turkmenistan's Economic Meltdown.

This week's Majlis podcast looks at Turkmenistan's economic crisis.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Turkmenistan, Germany ink MoU in financial sector.

A memorandum of understanding was signed in Berlin between the Central Bank of Turkmenistan and German Savings Banks Foundation for International Cooperation , the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news service said June 17.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkmen Central Bank inks MoU with Germany's SBFIC.

A memorandum of understanding was signed in Berlin between the Central Bank of Turkmenistan and German Savings Banks Foundation for International Cooperation , the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news service said June 17.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkmenistan pardons over 1,000 prisoners for Ramadan.

Tightly-controlled Turkmenistan has pardoned more than 1,000 prisoners ahead of festivities marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, state media reported today.President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov signed an amnesty order "for 1,029 convicts" in the ex-Soviet central Asian country -- nearly twice as many as the 612 ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Turkmenistan pardons over 1,000 prisoners for Ramazan.

President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov signs amnesty order The post Turkmenistan pardons over 1,000 prisoners for Ramazan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Turkmenistan president orders amnesty for over 1,000 prisoners ahead of Ramadan

Tightly-controlled Turkmenistan has pardoned more than 1,000 prisoners ahead of festivities marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The post Turkmenistan president orders amnesty for over 1,000 prisoners ahead of Ramadan appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Ashgabat, Budapest hold political consultations

Ashgabat, Budapest hold political consultations...

- MENAFN - JO

Uzbek Opposition Activist Died In Prison Last Year

Uzbek human rights defender and opposition activist Nuriddin Jumaniyazov died in prison last year, a human rights activist says.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Turkmenistan, UN mull drug-related issues

- Today.Az - AZ

Energy in Central Asia: Who Has What?

Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and a breakdown of their energy resources.

- The Diplomat - US

Law on environmental security comes into force in Turkmenistan

Law on environmental security comes into force in Turkmenistan...

- MENAFN - JO

Turkmenistan's Gülenist Crackdown

Ashgabat needs to maintain amenable relations with Ankara.

- The Diplomat - US

Turkmenistan: 18 Men Tortured, Sentenced in Unfair Trial

Expand Turkmenistan's capital city Ashgabat. © 2015 Bjørn Christian Tørrissen – A Turkmen court sentenced 18 men to up to 25 years in prison on February 8, 2017, in what appears to be a purge of people associated with Turkish schools believed to have been previously affiliated with the US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Turkmenistan: Hosting Asian Games Amid Widespread Repression

Expand The main stadium in Ashgabat where the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games will be held. © 2016 Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights – Turkmenistan's atrocious human rights record risks completely overshadowing its hosting of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games unless the leadership of the Olympic ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Turkmenistan: President Calls Time on Welfare Benefits

The president of Turkmenistan has in a long-awaited move ordered an end to all state welfare benefits except to the most needy. Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov said at a meeting with finance sector official on June 6 that the system of benefits has at the current time become utterly ineffectual.' This is but the latest aspect of ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Turkmenistan: Anti-Corruption Body Created to Fight Crisis

With the economic crisis in Turkmenistan getting only deeper, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has created an anticorruption agency to combat what he thinks might be the main culprit. Berdymukhamedov announced the formation of the agency during a government meeting on June 1. He said the goal of the body would be "to ...

- EurasiaNet - US

No, Europe Won't Get Turkmen Gas by 2019

Turkmenistan's no closer to seeing its gas reach the European markets it once envisioned.

- The Diplomat - US

Turkmenistan's Growing Economic Crisis

Central Asia's most isolated state remains set against reforms. Amid an ongoing economic crisis, Turkmenistan's government is currently struggling to finish a series of lavish building projects ahead of hosting the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games this September. The event will see more than 5,000 athletes from 62 ...

- IWPR - UK

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