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Azerbaijan on path to turn into regional gas hub

Published by Azer News By Ayya Lmahamad Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkmenistan signed a trilateral agreement on the swap of gas supplies on November 28. The agreement envisages deliveries of 1.5 to 2 billion cubic m...

Iranian President will fly to Ashgabat to participate in the...

On November 28, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Ashgabat, where he will take part in the 15th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit, Financial Tribune reports . At the Summit, the Presi...

Concerned about the execution of contracts for the sale of...

On November 24, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov , concerned about the financial situation of the fuel and energy complex, held a meeting to discuss the situation in the industry with the Deputy Prime Min...

Turkmen press in electronic format will become inaccessible to foreign...

From 2022, access to the Turkmen press in electronic format will become paid. The corresponding announcement was published on the website of the Turkmen State Publishing Service. Information on prices and me...

Human Services

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COVID, Conflicts Prompt UN to Make Record Appeal for Humanitarian...

The United Nations is appealing for a record $41 billion to help 183 million of the world’s most vulnerable people suffering from multiple crises, including poverty, hunger, conflict, and the impact of COVID-...

India Reports Two Cases of Omicron

India has detected two cases of the omicron variant in the southern state of Karnataka, health officials said on Thursday, and urged people to get vaccinated as the country braces to deal with the new threat.Tw...

UK Court Backs Meghan in Dispute over Privacy with Publisher

LONDON — The Duchess of Sussex on Thursday won the latest stage in her long-running privacy lawsuit against a British newspaper publisher over its publication of parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged f...

UNICEF supplies Turkmenistan with funds to fight COVID-19 again

UNICEF delivered personal protective equipment (PPE) to Turkmenistan for employees of the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry. The representative office of the UN unit announced this on its website on Decem...

Government News

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Uganda Sends Ground Troops into the Democratic Republic of Congo

KAMPALA — Uganda's military has confirmed sending troops into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) against Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels. Uganda blames the ADF for a series of bombings in the country. But ana...

Thousands in Burkina Faso Call For President’s Resignation

OUAGADOUGOU — Protesters in Burkina Faso called Saturday for the president's resignation over the government's handling of security.About 8 a.m. Saturday, protesters began to gather near the Place de Revolution, in dow...

TAPI implementation will not resume until the situation in Afghanistan...

The implementation of the TAPI gas pipeline project has been suspended due to the unstable situation in Afghanistan. Pakistani Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Omar Ayub Khan, who arrived in Russia to participate in...

Taliban Hail New Talks With US, Say Time For ‘Practical...

Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban urged the United States Wednesday to take “practical steps” toward settling outstanding issues as the two sides prepare for a fresh round of talks in Doha next week.   The U.S....

Athletic News

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Omicron and Vaccines: What You Should Know

Omicron is unlikely to have completely outsmarted the vaccines, experts say, even with its unusual array of mutations.There are a lot of unknowns, but they expect that the shots will still do what they do best:...

White House: 10% of Kids Have Been Vaccinated in First...

The White House says about 10% of eligible kids aged 5 to 11 have received a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine since its approval for their age group two weeks ago.At least 2.6 million kids have received a sh...

Turkmenistan may be deprived of the 2022 SAMBO Championship

The International Sambo Federation (ISF) threatens to deprive Turkmenistan of the right to host the Championship in 2022, since the local authorities have not yet presented a plan for the event, according to th...

Somalia-born Runners Shine at Tokyo Olympics

Somali-born Dutch runner Abdi Nageeye encouraged his friend to keep up the pace moments before the duo finished second and third in Sunday's men's marathon at the Olympics in Tokyo. "Stay with me, we are goi...

Guinea Reverses Decision to Pull Out of Tokyo Olympics

The West African country of Guinea has reversed an earlier decision to pull out of the Olympics and will send a delegation of five athletes to the Tokyo Games.Minister of Sports Sanoussy Bantama Sow made the an...

Semenya Misses Tokyo, May be Forced out of Olympics for...

This could be it for Caster Semenya and the Olympics. Forced out of her favorite race by World Athletics’ testosterone rules, the two-time Olympic champion in the 800 meters took a late shot at qualifying fo...

Information News

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NASA Astronauts Conduct Previously Postponed Spacewalk

Two astronauts with the U.S. space agency, NASA, left the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday to conduct a spacewalk to replace a broken antenna system, two days after the walk was postponed over concern...

Turkmen students flew to Russia on another export flight

On November 19, a flight of the Russian airline S7, organized by the Russian Embassy, departed from Turkmenabat to Moscow. 199 passengers, including Turkmen students of Russian universities, were able to take a...

Overdose Deaths in US Top 100,000, CDC Says

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention projects that 100,000 Americans died of drug overdose between May 2020 and April 2021 — a nearly 30% increase over the previous year.While not an official c...

Korea to build educational Information Accessibility Center in Turkmenistan

At a cabinet meeting on October 28, Deputy Prime Minister for Science and Education, Healthcare and Sports Sapardurdy Toylyev told President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov about joint plans with Korean partners to c...

The Russian Embassy in Turkmenistan has opened a preliminary registration...

From October 27, a preliminary registration for registration of study visas for students will open, it says Russian Embassy in Turkmenistan in a statement.Appointments will be made on Wednesday and Friday from ...

Afghan Girls Boarding School Temporarily Relocates to Rwanda

With Afghanistan in the hands of the Taliban, which had banned young women from formal education, the country's only girls boarding school is temporarily relocating to Rwanda for a "study abroad" session.Shaban...

General

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“Show them alive!”

International Human Rights Campaign "Prove They Are Alive!" updated the list of prisoners who disappeared in Turkmenistan's prisons, Gundogar reports .The study lists the names and cases of 162 people whose fat...

Berdymukhamedov and Turkmen parade troops were invited to India in...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to visit India as a guest of honor for Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi on January 26, 2022. The letter of invitation was pu...

Turkmenistan offers Kyrgyzstan to use the port in Turkmenbashi for...

On December 2, the fifth online meeting of the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Kyrgyz Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technical and Humanitarian Cooperation was held.Heads and representatives of ministries...

At a meeting of the Security Council, Serdar Berdimuhamedov spoke...

On December 2, during a meeting of the Security Council of Turkmenistan, Deputy Prime Minister for Financial Affairs Serdar Berdimuhamedov , who also heads the International Association of Turkmen Alabay, repor...

Legal Matters

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US Jobless Benefit Claims Remain at Low Level

WASHINGTON — First-time claims for U.S. unemployment compensation remained at a low level last week as employers retained their workers and searched for more as the United States continues its economic recove...

Pakistan Drops ‘Un-Islamic’ Chemical Castration as Penalty for Rapists

Pakistan says it has removed a clause from a new anti-rape law that had allowed for the chemical castration of repeat rapists.Prime Minister Imran Khan's government confirmed the decision two days after the rul...

US Reportedly Negotiating Deal with Pfizer to Purchase 10 Million...

News outlets say the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden is planning to spend $5 billion to purchase Pfizer’s new experimental antiviral pill designed to treat COVID-19, enough to cover 10 million cour...

Two More Laborers Killed in Indian Kashmir in Spate of...

Two laborers were killed by gunmen in Indian-administered Kashmir Sunday, police said, the latest victims of a fresh outbreak of violence that has sent jitters through the disputed Muslim-majority region.The tw...