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Turkmenistan: Iranians shot at on border were drug smugglers

Turkmenistan says the Iranians who were shot by border guards in the Caspian Sea were trying to smuggle in narcotics. Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency said two fishermen were killed and two others detained in the Tuesday incident. But the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said Friday that they were smu

ABC NEWS - 2018-03-23 17:51:00

Armenia discusses gas alternative import opportunities with Iran and Turkmenistan: No competitive offer yet

YEREVAN, MARCH 21, ARMENPRESS. Armenia is discussing both with Turkmenistan and Iran the gas alternative import opportunities, but as of now there is no competitive offer yet, minister of energy infrastructures and natural resources Ashot Manukyan told reporters in the Parliament, Armenpress reports


Turkmen gas price not competitive for Armenia: Minister Manukyan on gas import from Turkmenistan

YEREVAN, MARCH 21, ARMENPRESS. Armenia's minister of energy infrastructures and natural resources Ashot Manukyan says the discussions on gas import from Turkmenistan to Armenia have always existed, and today as well they exist. But the minister noted that at the moment there is no progress on this m


Turkmenistan plagued by currency woes

ASHGABAT (TCA) - Residents of Turkmenistan continue experiencing serious problems due to the restrictions on foreign currency conversion and overseas money transfers, the independent foreign-based news website Chronicles of Turkmenistan reports. Correspondents of Chronicles of Turkmenistan in the co

TIMES OF CENTRAL ASIA - 2018-03-22 12:54:00

Turkmenistan on eve of parliamentary election

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, March 24 By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend: Election of members of parliament as well as local authorities will be held March 25 in Turkmenistan, the Turkmen government said on March 24. The Central Election Commission of Turkmenistan has announced complete readiness at all polling s

TREND.AZ - 2018-03-24 07:24:27

Turkmenistan border guards kill Iran's fishermen in Caspian Sea

ASHGABAT (TCA) - Iran has asked for "immediate" explanation from Turkmenistan after the Central Asian country's border guards opened fire on four Iranian fishermen in the Caspian Sea and killed two of them, Iran's PressTV reported. "We are strongly protesting the indiscreet action of Turkmenistan's

TIMES OF CENTRAL ASIA - 2018-03-23 11:50:00

Iran protest to Turkmenistan on shooting Iranian fishermen

TEHRAN, Mar. 2 3 (MNA) - Islamic Republic of Iran filed its protest officially to Turkmenistan's government on shooting Iranian fishermen, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi revealed. Ghasemi pointed to the protest of Iranian government to shooting of Turkmen border guards towards Iranian fi

MEHR NEWS - 2018-03-23 05:38:05

A 'Disappeared' Man in Turkmenistan Dies

2015 Bjrn Christian Trrissen (Wikimedia Commons) Most people have not heard of Begmurad Otuzov. His wife, son, and other relatives had not heard from - nor seen - him in more than 15 years, since his arrest in 2002 in Turkmenistan. Otuzov was one of more than 100 people who have disappeared in Tur

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-03-24 00:40:00

Report: Turkmenistan border guards kill 2 Iranian fishermen

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency has reported that Turkmenistan border guards opened fire, killing two Iranian fishermen and detaining another two for trespassing. Wednesday's report says the incident happened on Tuesday night when the four young fishermen were sailing near


Azzura-Premiere Wins Turkmenistan Airlines Contract

Azzurra - Premiere Handling Ltd has won a contract to work with the Turkmenistan Airlines at Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX), UK. It will provide the ground handing for the airline's five flights a week between Birmingham and Ashgabat from where there are on-going services to Amritsar. Azzurra - Prem


Rouhani to visit Turkmenistan in late March

Ashgabad, Turkmenistan, Mar. 20 By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend: Official visit of Iranian President Hassan Ruhani is scheduled for March 27, 2018, Mehr News agency reported. It is noted that the implementation of agreements and documents on cooperation previously reached between the two countries will be


Decree on pardon signed in Turkmenistan on occasion of Novruz

Ashgabad, Turkmenistan, March. 22 By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend: President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has signed a decree on pardon on the occasion of the National Holiday of Spring - Novruz Bayramy. According to the decree, the pardoned citizens of the country are exempted from further s


DIEDC to collaborate with Turkmenistan bank

Dubai: The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan (TFEB) to exchange knowledge, experience and best practices in Islamic economy. The MoU was signed by Sultan Bin Saeed Al


Turkmenistan, Iran discussed prospects for energy cooperation

Ashgabad, Turkmenistan, March 21 By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend: The talks were held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran headed by the Minister of Oil of this country, Mr. Bijan Namdar Zangane, who arrived in Ashgabat with a working visit


Nazarbayev receives son of Turkmenistan president

AKIPRESS.COM - President of Kazakhsyan Nursultan Nazarbayev met on March 15 with chairman of Parliament committee of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov, the Kazakh leader's press office said. During the meeting, Serdar Berdimuhamedov conveyed personal address from his father, Turkmen leader Gurbangu


Our man in Turkmenistan

Before he came to the University of Washington, U.S. Ambassador Allan P. Mustard took classes at Gray's Harbor College in Aberdeen, where only two foreign languages were offered: Russian and German. Mustard signed up for Russian, and he reached fluency during his time at the UW. That language equipp


Sheikh Mohammed receives President of Turkmenistan

The Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Wednesday received Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, the President of Turkmenistan, and the accompanying delegation. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid welcomed the Turkmenistan President and


Mohammad Bin Zayed receives Turkmenistan president

Abu Dhabi - His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Thursday received Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, President of Turkmenistan. During the meeting held at the Presidential Palace, Shaikh Mohammad and Berdimuhamedow he


Turkmenistan, Kuwait sign multiple cooperation deals

AKIPRESS.COM - Kuwait and Turkmenistan signed multiple agreements with both countries' leaders in attendance. Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah were joined by Turkmenistan's


Turkmenistan: female public-sector employees told not to use nail polish

ASHGABAT (TCA) - Starting from March, women employed by state agencies and organizations in the Turkmen capital Ashgabat have been "recommended" not to use nail polish, not to have nail and lash extensions, not to dye hair and wear gold jewelry items, independent foreign-based news website Chronicle

TIMES OF CENTRAL ASIA - 2018-03-23 16:23:00