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Turkmenistan implements major gas chemical projects.

Audit meeting, reviewing the results of the work of oil and gas industry's enterprises over the past seven months of 2017, was organized in Ashgabat, the local Oil and Gas newspaper reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkmenistan implements major gas chemical projects.

- Today.Az - AZ

Turkmenistan tightens entry rules before sports event.

The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan has tightened entry rules as part of enhanced security for an international sports event.

- FOX News - US

Niyazov's 'Gray Cardinal' Dies After A Decade In Turkmen Prison, Activists Say.

A human rights group says that Akmurat Rejepov, who was Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov's longtime security chief and was arrested after the autocrat's death, died a week ago after 10 years held incommunicado in prison.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Turkmenistan stands for sustainable, equitable access to energy resources.

- Today.Az - AZ

Turkmenistan stands for sustainable, equitable access to energy resources.

One of the main directions of Turkmenistan's foreign policy strategy is cooperation in the energy sector, ensuring sustainable and equitable access to energy resources, the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news agency reported, Aug. 16.

- AzerNews - AZ

These Major Oil Buyers Are Quietly Prepping For A Supply Shock.

Continuing major changes in global oil flows this week. With big consumers like Indian Oil Corp and South Korean refiner SK Innovation making their first-ever purchases of U.S. crude exports.  And in Iran this week, the nation saw its first crude swaps in 7 years — with shipments of oil arriving in Caspian ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Turkmenistan intensifies maritime infrastructure development.

- Today.Az - AZ

Turkmenistan, India mull cooperation in several areas.

- Today.Az - AZ

Turkmenistan intensifies maritime infrastructure development.

Construction of a new international sea port is underway in the Caspian city of Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan State News Agency reported Aug. 14.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkmenistan, India mull cooperation in several areas.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov led a delegation comprising senior officials of the Turkmen government to New Delhi on August 13-15, the Indian Foreign Ministry said in a message Aug. 15.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkmenistan Deputy PM Rasit holds dialogue with Vice-President Naidu

, August 14 : Turkmenistan Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Rasit Öwezgeldiýewiç Meredow held a meeting with Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi on Monday.Meredow, who is on a three-day visit to India from August 13, met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and discussed bilateral relations as well as ...

- Sify - IN

EAM Swaraj, Turkmenistan Deputy PM ink protocol on 6th Intergovernmental Commission

Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Turkmenistan's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Rashid Meredov, in the national capital on Monday. The two leaders also held delegation-level talks with each other. Swaraj and Meredov also signed a protocol on the sixth Turkmenistan-India Intergovernmental ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Sushma holds dialogue with Turkmenistan Foreign Minister Rashid

, August 14 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held a meeting with visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid O Meredov on Monday in New Delhi.Rashid O Meredov is on a three-day trip to India from August 13. Sushma also held delegation-level talks with Deputy Prime Minister of ...

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Turkmen Capital Targets Street Kids Ahead of International Games

Child beggars have long been part of the social fabric in Ashgabat, where some families acknowledge that they depend on such income for survival. However, Ashgabat police have begun clearing the streets of those children as the Turkmen capital gears up for the Asian Indoor And Martial Arts Games in September, according to ...

- Voice of America - US

Turkmen Capital Targets Street Kids Ahead Of International Games

Parents of child beggars complain that a police campaign to clear those kids off Ashgabat's streets deprives families of their livelihood.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Azerbaijan-Turkmenistan Aim To Solidify Energy Partnership

Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan have declared themselves strategic partners as the two sides try to cooperate on shipping energy to Europe while still in conflict over a disputed hydrocarbon deposit. Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov paid an official visit to Baku on August 8, where he met with his counterpart ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Turkmenistan still has an option to direct its gas westward

- Today.Az - AZ

Ashgabat, Delhi to mull TAPI gas pipeline project

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan-Turkmenistan: Energy Cooperation or Competition?

Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan have declared themselves strategic partners as the two sides try to cooperate on shipping energy to Europe while still in conflict over a disputed hydrocarbon deposit. Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov paid an official visit to Baku on August 8, where he met with his counterpart ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Vanity Without Borders: How Central Asian Despots Manipulate the International Press

Global coverage of Turkmenistan shows the power of personality cults to set agendas far beyond national boundaries.

- The Diplomat - US

Turkmenistan: Death Threats Against Journalist

Expand Soltan Achilova. © 2011 azathabar.com   – An independent journalist, Soltan Achilova, has been the victim of harassment and a series of targeted attacks and death threats, Human Rights Watch and the Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights said today. With the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games to be hosted in ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Turkmenistan releases footage of AW109 helos conducting live-fire drill

Turkmenistan's state media has released video footage demonstrating the country's weaponised Leonardo AW109 helicopters. Released in early August, the footage shows two such platforms equipped with rocket pods conducting live-fire drills at an undisclosed

- Jane’s - US

Turkmenistan’s Leader Mocked Over Gun-Toting Video

He wanted to show his proficiency with guns and knives, but opponents recut government propaganda with scenes from an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie.

- International NY Times - US

Turkmenistan: President Plays Commando To Ward Off Outside Threats

Turkmenistan's president has added to his increasingly idiosyncratic repertoire of public personae with a turn as a deadly gun-toting, knife-wielding commando. Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov performed his routine of one-handed pistol shooting and dagger-throwing during an inspection of troops on August 1 at a border station ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Turkmenistan: President Subjects Population to More Singing

Turkmenistan's economy may be steadily slipping down the tubes, but President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has once again regaled his increasingly desperate population with a self-regarding exercise in singing and keep-fit antics. State television on July 28 reported on Berdymukhamedov's latest visit to the multibillion ...

- EurasiaNet - US

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