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Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Iran continue gas swap supplies

Published by Azer News By Ayya Lmahamad Iranian Oil Minister Javad Ovji has said that at present, 4 – 4.5 million cubic meters of gas per day are imported from Turkmenistan to Iran under the swap supply agree...

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...

Human Services

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The representative of the EBRD noted the cheapness of the...

The head of the EBRD’s Turkmen office, Fatih Turkmenoglu, spoke about cheap electricity and labor in Turkmenistan. This is reported by the news agency “Trend”. “Electricity and labor co...

US Cancer Death Rate Drops by a Third Since 1991

WASHINGTON — The risk of dying from cancer in the United States has fallen by nearly a third in three decades, thanks to earlier diagnoses, better treatments and less smoking, an analysis said Wednesday.The c...

Pakistan: 70 Million Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan says it has administered 155 million COVID-19 vaccine doses as of Friday, fully vaccinating 70 million people, or 30% of the country’s total population, since launching the inoculation ...

COVID-19 Disrupts Education for More Than 400 Million in South...

NEW DELHI — More than 400 million South Asian children have been affected by school closures extending into a second year in some countries during the COVID-19 pandemic according to a new UNICEF report.The Un...

Government News

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Three more Turkmen enterprises were allowed to import tomatoes to...

On January 19, Rosselkhoznadzor allowed three more Turkmen enterprises to import tomatoes to Russia “under the guarantees of the State Plant Quarantine Service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Prote...

Rescue workers search for survivors after deadly Afghanistan quake

Published by Al-Araby Rescue workers on Tuesday searched for survivors after an earthquake in a remote western region of Afghanistan killed at least 26 people and damaged hundreds of houses, officials said. Monday’...

White House Urges Continued Mitigation Efforts Amid Omicron Surge

The White House COVID-19 response team on Wednesday reminded Americans of the continued need to slow the omicron variant’s spread despite its decreased severity and announced new efforts to help keep schools open.As th...

Kazakhstan and the illusion of a ‘Central Asian Spring’

Published by Al-Araby On the 2nd of January, protests erupted in the small town of Zhanaozen in southwestern Kazakhstan near the Caspian Sea. The main driver for the demonstrations was the recent spike in energy prices, ...

Athletic News

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Honored Artist of Turkmenistan Khodzhakuli Narliev turns 85

On January 21, Honored Artist of Turkmenistan Khodzhakuli Narliev turned 85 years old. Graduate of the camera department of the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography. The first work of H. Narliyev in t...

The best football coach of 2021 was determined in Turkmenistan

The mentor of the Ashgabat football club "Altyn Asyr" ("Golden Age") Yazkuli Khodjageldyev was named the best football coach of the past season in Turkmenistan based on the results of a survey of specialized sp...

Yazidis Laud France, Sweden for Launching Joint Probe to Prosecute...

Yazidi groups and activists are welcoming France and Sweden's recent decision to organize a joint investigation team to assist in the prosecution of former Islamic State soldiers who perpetrated crimes against ...

President of Turkmenistan invited to the opening ceremony of the...

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Turkmenistan Qian Naicheng.The diplomat conveyed to the head of state a congrat...

Turkmen national weightlifting team performed unsuccessfully at the World Championships...

The Turkmen weightlifting team was unable to win a single "big" (in terms of the sum of the results in snatch and clean and jerk) medals at the World Championship, which was held from December 7 to 17 in Uzbeki...

A motorcycle race around the Caspian will take place in...

Astrakhan Region Governor Igor Babushkin during a business visit to Azerbaijan proposed a motor race around the Caspian Sea, reports "Interfax".The motor rally is scheduled for March-April 2022. The first coun...

Information News

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The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan...

On January 22, Ashgabat hosted a meeting between Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and Chinese Ambassador Qian Naicheng . According to the press service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, the ...

Azerbaijan, Iran discuss military cooperation

Published by Azer News By Vafa Ismayilova Azerbaijan and Iran have discussed the implementation of joint military projects, a source at the Azerbaijani embassy in Iran has reported. Azerbaijani ambassador to Ir...

IAE: Russia Undermining European Gas Supply Amid Ukraine Standoff

LONDON — Russia is contributing to an undersupply of natural gas to Europe, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Fatih Birol said on Wednesday, noting it comes amid a standoff between Moscow and ...

Schools, lighting, omicron and potatoes. Berdymukhamedov held the first working...

On January 10, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held the first working meeting in the new year, the TDH state news agency reported .Ashgabat's khyakim Rakhym Gandymov reported on the maintenance of cleanline...

Students from Turkmenistan flew to Russia on an additional export...

On December 14, a flight of the Russian airline S7 departed from Turkmenabat to Moscow. This additional flight was organized by the Russian Embassy for students of Russian universities from Turkmenistan. In tot...

OSCE trained law students for five days on human rights...

On December 6-10, an OSCE-sponsored online course on human rights in criminal proceedings and investigations was held in Ashgabat . This was reported on the website of the organization. The training was attend...

General

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Azerbaijani defence chief off to Iran

Published by Azer News By Vugar Khalilov Azerbaijani Defence Minister Col-Gen Zakir Hasanov has left for a visit to Iran, the Defence Ministry reported on January 25. Hasanov is visiting the neighboring country...

The Parliament of Tajikistan discussed the Agreement on cooperation with...

The Tajik parliament discussed the Agreement between the governments of Tajikistan and Turkmenistan on cooperation in the field of railway transport. The deputies agreed that the ratification of the document wi...

Akhmet Dzhumadurdyev, whose deportation is demanded by Turkmenistan, was detained...

On Monday, at about 12 noon in St. Petersburg, while checking documents at the Chkalovskaya metro station, a citizen of Turkmenistan Akhmet Dzhumadurdyev was detained , Memorial HRC reports.According to Dzhumad...

Activist Zhumasapar Dadebaev was placed in a pre-trial detention center...

Turkmen Zhumasapar Dadebaev , was placed in a pre-trial detention center in Tashkent. This is reported by human rights activists of the Turkmen Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (THF) with reference to the r...

Legal Matters

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Consulate of Russia in Ashgabat asks not to buy tickets...

On January 24, the Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in Ashgabat posted an announcement in which it recalled that “the only air carrier for charter flights organized by the Embassy is S7 Airlines.&#...

‘Children Should Be Playing’: Pope Pleads For Fight Against Child...

Pope Francis on Wednesday urged governments to combat child labor, saying it was terrible that children who should be playing are instead working as adults or scavenging in garbage dumps for something to sell.S...

Pakistan Mob Kills Sri Lankan Man Over Blasphemy Accusations

ISLAMABAD — A Muslim mob in eastern Pakistan lynched a Sri Lankan man Friday before burning his body for allegedly insulting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.Police identified the victim as Priyantha Kumara, saying...

European deputies demanded to ban the import of Turkmen goods...

More than 300 deputies of the European Parliament demanded to ban the import into the territory of the European Union of products "produced in slavery by the Turkmen and Uighurs." This is stated in a letter add...