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OSCE forum in Turkmenistan discusses economic co-op in Central, South and Southwest Asia.

Policymakers, diplomats and experts from the research institutes and economic sectors representing the countries of Central, South and Southwest Asia participated in an OSCE-supported academic forum held as part of the Seventh Regional Economic Co-operation Conference on Afghanistan , OSCE said in a message on October 16.

- AzerNews - AZ

How Close Is Turkmenistan To Instability?.

A familiar kind of weird is returning to Turkmenistan.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Analysis: How Close Is Turkmenistan To Instability?.

A familiar kind of weird is returning to Turkmenistan.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Caspian states mull marine navigation issues in Turkmenistan.

- Today.Az - AZ

Turkmenistan preparing regional economic conference on Afghanistan.

Turkmenistan and Afghanistan at the intergovernmental level discussed the preparation and holding of the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan , which will be held in Ashgabat on November 14-15, 2017, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a message Oct. 14.

- AzerNews - AZ

Caspian states mull marine navigation issues in Turkmenistan.

The eighth meeting of heads of administrations of the Caspian littoral states' seaports is being held in Turkmenbashi city, the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news agency reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Passing out parade held at PMA Kakul.

RAWALPINDI: Passing out parade of 136th PMA Long Course, 36th Graduate Course, 29th Technical Graduate Course and Integrated Course 55 was held at the Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul on Saturday. Cadets from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Turkmenistan and Libya were also among those who successfully completed ...

- Geo.tv - PK

OSCE consulting Turkmenistan in secure transport, trade infrastructure sphere.

- Today.Az - AZ

Turkmenistan aims to modernize economy - president.

- Today.Az - AZ

Putin gets a new puppy as birthday gift from Turkmenistan's President.

, October 12 : Turkmenistan's president Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov gifted a top breed puppy to Russian President Vladimir Putin.Berdymukhamedov gifted Putin the puppy in wake of latter's birthday.The two leaders held talks in Sochi, on the sidelines of a summit of ex-Soviet states.A video snippet showed an elated Putin, who ...

- Sify - IN

Turkmen President Orders Major Hike In Household Water Prices.

Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov on October 11 ordered the end of deeply discounted water, gas, and electricity in a decree prompted by falling energy prices and sales, which have depleted government revenues.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Pooch-loving Putin Presented With Puppy

He may strike fear in the hearts of dissidents and foreign leaders, but Russian President Vladimir Putin lost his heart Wednesday to a fluffy white puppy with black and brown markings. Putin received a belated birthday gift from Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov — an  alabai, a top Turkmen-bred variety ...

- Voice of America - US

Reuters Video: Dog lover Putin gifted puppy for his birthday

Turkmenistan's leader gave Russian President Vladimir Putin a Turkmen shepherd dog on Wednesday as a belated birthday present. ― Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Vladimir Putin gets puppy for birthday from Turkmenistan's president

Russian President Vladimir Putin has a new “best friend” thanks to Turkmenistan's president.

- FOX News - US

Putin gets a new puppy for his birthday

The Russian president and notorious dog lover cuddled with his new puppy named Verny, which was a gift from the leader of Turkmenistan.

- CNN Top Stories - US

A puppy for Putin: Leaders gifting live animals not unheard of

Turkmenistan's president brought Russian President Vladimir Putin a very cute present for his 65th birthday — a Central Asian shepherd puppy.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Presidents of Russia, Turkmenistan mull topical issues in Sochi

Presidents of Russia, Turkmenistan mull topical issues in Sochi...


The bizarre moment Vladimir Putin kissed a puppy given to him by Turkmenistan's president

Russian president Vladimir Putin was given a puppy by Turkmen leader Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov in Sochi - and it made him really happy.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Putin gets a puppy

Russian President Vladimir Putin, a dog lover, received a top breed puppy as a belated birthday gift on Wednesday from Turkmenistan’s president         


Puppy diplomacy: Putin gets rare breed dog as gift from Turkmen president

The alabai is a home-bred Turkmen variety of the Central Asian shepherd dog. Along with the handmade carpets and the ancient Akhal Teke breed of race horses, it is officially listed as part of Turkmenistan`s national heritage.

- Zee News - IN

Turkmenistan Downgrades Parliament in Favor of People's Council

The president of Turkmenistan has approved changes to the constitution downgrading the role of parliament in favor of a revived People's Council, canceling a minor token gesture toward democratization adopted a decade ago. At the same time, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has followed through on his long-awaited plan ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Turkmenistan To Spend $93-Billion On Oil And Gas Sector

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has vowed to spend tens of billions of dollars to prop up the country's oil-and-gas sector, which has been hurt by low global prices and falling demand from Russia. "In the next seven years, we will make investments of 240 billion manats. In the oil-and-gas complex, we will ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Turkmenistan: Economy, Finance Ministries Merged to Save Money

Turkmenistan has merged two key ministries in the latest of a series of cost-cutting measures undertaken to lift the economy out of the doldrums. While declining to publicly acknowledge that it has a problem, Turkmenistan evidently continues to suffer from cashflow problems. On October 6, state media reported that President ...

- EurasiaNet - US

At UN Assembly, Turkmenistan stresses importance for greater global cooperation

Speaking at the 72nd annual debate at the United Nations General Assembly, Turkmenistan highlighted its efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals and called for greater cooperation to address the challenges before the globe.

- UN - INT

Refugee athletes compete for first time at Asian Games

Five athletes have travelled to Turkmenistan to take part in the biggest sporting event in the region.

- UN - INT

Turkmenistan Treating Sporting Event Like National Emergency

Expand Turkmenistan's capital city Ashgabat. © 2015 Bjørn Christian Tørrissen Everyone's waiting for the games to end, and they haven't even started,' an acquaintance in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, told me recently, echoing what several others had said. The games' are the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games , an indoor ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Turkmenistan: Repression Casts Shadow on Asian Games

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 will host the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games starting September 17, 2017, amid an appalling record of human rights abuse, Human Rights Watch and ...

- Human Rights Watch - US