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  • Africa Braces for Second Coronavirus Wave - As a second wave of coronavirus approaches, Africa has a plan, says the continent’s top health official. In recent weeks, the continent has started to distribute 2.7 million rapid antigen tests. By mid-2021, health officials hope to vaccinate 60 percent of the continent’s population with one of the several promising...
  • Observers Dismayed as US Considers Troop Pullout From Somalia - No other country has been involved in Somalia’s future as much as the United States. Now the Trump administration is thinking of withdrawing the several hundred U.S. military troops from the Horn of Africa nation at what some experts call the worst possible time. Three decades of chaos, from warlords...
  • WHO Urges Africa to Prepare for Vaccine Rollout - The World Health Organization urged African countries Thursday to prepare plans to distribute vaccinations for COVID-19 as they become available. A WHO study found that many African countries were not ready for “what will be the continent’s largest immunization drive.” “Planning and preparation will make or break this unprecedented endeavor,...
  • France at Odds with Mali Plan to Dialogue with Jihadists - The eight-year Islamist insurgency in the West African nation of Mali shows no sign of ending and after an August coup toppled President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. The country’s transitional government has indicated it is willing to open dialogue with all armed groups. France, which has more than 5,000 troops in the...
  • Seven Sudanese Doctors Die from COVID-19 in 10 Days - Sudanese health authorities said Sunday that seven medical doctors died from COVID-19 in 10 days, a development that reflects Sudan’s sharp rise in cases in recent weeks. Nearly 100 deaths were recorded in the past month. A statement issued by Sudan’s ministry of health said the seven doctors “worked tirelessly”...

Market News

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UN Raises $1.7 Billion for Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso

The United Nations said Tuesday it has received preliminary pledges of about $1.7 billion for the central Sahel countries of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger at a donors’ conference in Copenhagen. “This represe...

Business Council “Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan” holds the 1st session

The Business Council “Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan” held the 1st videoconference meeting to discuss the strategy of building up multifaceted interstate cooperation. The online meeting was attended by hea...

Police officers extort bribes from vendors at a Bairamali market

The majority of markets and stores in Turkmenistan remain closed because of the prevention measures against the spread of coronavirus which have been imposed by the government. The authorities, however, deny an...

Agenda of Turkmen – German cooperation reviewed

Wide range of subjects of Turkmen – German cooperation was discussed under political consultations, which were held in video conference mode between the Foreign Ministers of Turkmenistan and Germany. The Germ...

Human Services

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Surge in Africa COVID-19 Cases Due to Large Gatherings, WHO...

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the continent of Africa surged past two million total COVID-19 cases this week because of large family gatherings, workplace interactions, and gatherings related to elec...

Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo’s Equateur Province is Over

The World Health Organization has officially declared an end to the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Equateur Province, nearly six months after the first cases were reported. Health officials ...

Turkish doctors from Çalık Holding arrive in Turkmenistan

Correspondents of “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” report that on 18 August, 2020 healthcare practitioners and experts specializing in the installation and maintenance of medical equipment arrived in Turkmenist...

India Surpasses 50,000 Coronavirus Deaths

India on Monday reported its coronavirus death toll has surpassed 50,000 after it confirmed more than 900 new dead in one day. The country is fourth in the world in COVID-19 deaths, trailing only the United St...

Government News

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Ugandan Police Says 16 Killed in Clashes Between Officers, Opposition...

Gunshots were fired in several parts of Uganda Thursday. In many instances, people screamed as those around them were shot. For others, there were some tense moments as they sought to get away from the violence in the ca...

Chaos Erupts in Kampala Following Arrest of Opposition Leader Bobi...

Ugandan police arrested opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as singer Bobi Wine, on Wednesday as he campaigned for January's presidential election. The arrest came just an hour after police released a s...

No: 291, 13 November 2020, Press Release Regarding the Terrorist...

We are saddened by the news that 14 soldiers lost their lives and a further 8 wounded in a terrorist attack against a military convoy in the town of Tin-Akoff of Burkina Faso on 11 November 2020.   We condemn this h...

QA-110, 13 November 2020, Statement of the Spokesperson of Ministry...

The baseless allegations mentioned in the press release of the UN Human Rights Council’s Special Procedures Mechanism are detached from the facts on the ground. The reason behind the circulation of these fake news is A...

Athletic News

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CONSULTATIONS IN VIDEOCONFERENCE FORMAT BETWEEN THE MINISTRIES OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS...

On the consultations in videoconference format between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and Romania were held. The Turkmen side was headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenis...

SPORTS COMPETITIONS DEDICATED TO THE DAY OF DIPLOMATIC WORKERS OF...

On February 15 16, 2020, sports events were held with the participation of the teams of diplomatic missions of foreign countries, representative offices of international organizations accredited in Ashgabat and...

THE TURKMEN-HUNGARIAN BUSINESS FORUM WAS HELD IN BUDAPEST

On January 20, 2020, a business forum was held in Budapest, Hungary, as part of the regular meeting of the Turkmen-Hungarian joint commission.The Turkmen-Hungarian business forum was organized by the Hungarian ...

THE TURKMEN-HUNGARIAN BUSINESS FORUM WAS HELD IN BUDAPEST

On January 20, 2020, a business forum was held in Budapest, Hungary, as part of the regular meeting of the Turkmen-Hungarian joint commission.The Turkmen-Hungarian business forum was organized by the Hungarian ...

THE TURKMEN DELEGATION HOLDS TALKS WITH THE INTERNATIONAL SPORT AGENCIES

During the period of 15-17 January 2020, the Turkmen delegation led by the Minister of Sport and Youth Policy of Turkmenistan D.Gulgeldiyev was on a working visit to the city of Lausanne of the Swiss Confederat...

Current trends of development of education and sports to be...

International exhibition and scientific conference dedicated to sports and education will be held in Ashgabat on November 14 � 15. Around 120 companies from about 30 countries � manufacturers of computers a...

Information News

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COVID-19: Russian Research Center Says Early Trials Of Its Coronavirus...

Russia Russia’s Vektor, a secret state virology research center in Siberia, says early clinical trials of its coronavirus vaccine have proven successful. “The first two phases of clinical trials dem...

Pulling Back The Curtain On China’s ‘Project Of The Century’

From building strategic seaports in Pakistan to connecting railways across Central Asia, perhaps no foreign-policy topic has received more attention in recent years than China’s global Belt and Road Initi...

During the meeting of the Halk Maslahaty, issues of socio-economic...

Speaking at a meeting of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that, despite the impact of the pandemic situation on the economies of all states in the world, Turkmenista...

Landslides in Nepal Kill 12 People, at Least 21 Missing

KATHMANDU, NEPAL –  Landslides triggered by torrential rain swept through two villages in Nepal on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, a government official said. Ten people were killed and 21 are missin...

THE PRESENTATION OF THE NEW BOOK OF THE PRESIDENT OF...

On the presentation ceremony of the new book of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov entitled “Traditions of Turkmen Statehood” was held in the Institute of International Relations of the...

MEETING OF THE FOREIGN MINISTERS OF TURKMENISTAN AND GEORGIA

On the a meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia David Zalkaliani was held through videoconferencing. During the talks, the ...

General

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Africa Braces for Second Coronavirus Wave

As a second wave of coronavirus approaches, Africa has a plan, says the continent’s top health official. In recent weeks, the continent has started to distribute 2.7 million rapid antigen tests. By mid-2021, ...

Observers Dismayed as US Considers Troop Pullout From Somalia

No other country has been involved in Somalia’s future as much as the United States. Now the Trump administration is thinking of withdrawing the several hundred U.S. military troops from the Horn of Afric...

WHO Urges Africa to Prepare for Vaccine Rollout

The World Health Organization urged African countries Thursday to prepare plans to distribute vaccinations for COVID-19 as they become available. A WHO study found that many African countries were not ready for...

France at Odds with Mali Plan to Dialogue with Jihadists

The eight-year Islamist insurgency in the West African nation of Mali shows no sign of ending and after an August coup toppled President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. The country’s transitional government has indic...

Legal Matters

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Turkmen Lawyer Arrested After Protests Abroad, Rights Groups Say

Rights groups say a Turkmen lawyer has been arrested and accused of having links to Turkmen activists residing abroad who recently staged a number of rallies in the United States, Turkey, and Northern Cyprus to...

Regular issue of Democracy and Law magazine

Regular issue of quarterly Democracy and Law magazine prepared for printing by the Institute of State, Law and Democracy has been published. The magazine is opened with article “Legal Provision of digitizatio...

UNCCT and UNODC jointly launch a project on addressing the...

NEW YORK The United Nations Counter Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) of the United Nations Office of Counter Terrorism (UNOCT) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) jointly launched a project to add...

Secretary General Appoints Sezin Sinanoglu of Turkey United Nations Resident...

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appointed Sezin Sinanoglu of Turkey as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Tajikistan, with the host Government's approval.Ms. Sinanoglu brings 25 ye...