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China-Vietnam Border Wall Would Target Smugglers, Chinese Economic Refugees

Reports that China is building a wall along the border with Vietnam to keep its own citizens at home spotlights economic hard times on the Chinese side and frustration on both sides with rampant smuggling, anal...

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...

Human Services

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The head of state ordered to transfer 10 ambulance ?ars...

In order to further improve the provision of health care institutions of the country with ambulance cars and improve the quality of emergency medical care provided to the population in the epoch of might and ha...

WB to allocate $ 20 million for the implementation of...

On September 21, the signing ceremony of a joint program with the UN was held: "Raising awareness and engaging youth to mitigate the multidimensional risks and threats associated with the global pandemic," the ...

The khyakims of the velayats will receive awards in honor...

At an expanded meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on September 20, preparations for the 30th anniversary of independence of Turkmenistan and the meeting of the Khalk Maslakhaty dedicated to it were discussed s...

UN: Turkmenistan spent $ 46 million on fight against COVID-19...

In 2020, the government of Turkmenistan spent more than $ 46 million to counter COVID-19. Such data are contained in the UN report "Shared Commitment to Achieve the SDGs" published on September 17 .A separate s...

Government News

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President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made an online speech at the session...

Today President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made an online speech at the 76th session of General Assembly of the United Nations, which opened last week in the UN headquarters in New York.It should be noted ...

Organizing committees for holding a number of high-level international meetings...

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a resolution at a government meeting, creating organizational committees to hold a number of high-level international meetings.In accordance with the documents, the organizing c...

Serdar Berdimuhamedov reported on the visit of the Turkmen delegation...

At a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on September 16, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic, Banking and International Financial Organizations Serdar Berdimuhamedov reported on the results of the visit of the Turkmen d...

Topical issues of Turkmen-Uzbek cooperation discussed in Tashkent

The sixteenth meeting of the joint Turkmen-Uzbek intergovernmental commission on trade, economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation was held in Tashkent. During the meeting, the parties noted the effectivene...

Athletic News

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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...

Swim Caps for Thick, Curly Hair Not Allowed at Olympics

Swimming caps designed for natural Black hair won’t be allowed at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, with the sport’s world governing body saying they are unsuitable due to them not “following the natural form ...

African NBA Scout Eyes Talent in BAL Tourney

The inaugural Africa Basketball League tournament is entering the playoff stage. For Sonny Side of Sports, VOA's Prince Nesta spoke with Sarah Chan, Africa scouting manager for the 2019 NBA champion Toronto Rap...

Celebration of the Turkmen world champion in weightlifting and her...

The ceremony of awarding government awards to the 2018 world weightlifting champion Yulduz Dzhumabayeva and her coach Meretguly Sakhetmyradov was held at the Sport Hotel in the Olympic town of Ashgabat.At the c...

Information News

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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...

28 Abducted Baptist School Students Freed in Nigeria

Armed kidnappers in Nigeria have released 28 of the more than 120 students who were abducted at the beginning of July from the Bethel Baptist High School in the northern town of Damishi.Church officials return...

140 Students Abducted in Northwestern Nigeria?

Armed kidnappers have taken 140 students from their boarding school in northwestern Nigeria, local officials announced Monday. Attackers opened fire on the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna state early Monda...

African Children Missing Out on Life-Saving Vaccines Due to COVID-19

GENEVA - The World Health Organization warns that millions of children in Africa are not receiving life-saving vaccinations against preventable killer diseases because most efforts are focused on ending the COV...

140 years of Ashgabat: modern center of education and science

Today, Turkmen capital is a recognized center of international cooperation, visual symbol of the policy of positive neutrality, peace-loving and open doors, which is steadily pursued under the leadership of Pre...

Large-Scale Kidnappings in Nigeria’s North Threaten Education

Nigeria has one of world's highest numbers of out-of-school children, 13.2 million, according to the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF). A wave of school kidnappings has worsened the situation, with some state autho...

General

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Turkmenistan and the UN adopted a program to reduce the...

Turkmenistan and the UN signed the program “Raising awareness and engaging youth to mitigate the multidimensional risks and threats associated with the global pandemic”.On the Turkmen side, the document was...

A trial of a citizen of Turkmenistan who tried to...

On July 26, a citizen of Turkmenistan who lived in Russia swam illegally across the Russian-Estonian border across the Narva River near the Friendship Bridge. According to the Memorial Human Rights Center, he w...

Central Asian countries and the United States held talks in...

The heads of the foreign affairs agencies of the Central Asian countries and the United States held online negotiations in the "C5 + 1" format on the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly.The...

Berdimuhamedov at the UN urged not to politicize the pandemic...

On September 21, the speech of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was shown at the UN during the 76th session of the General Assembly.Speaking about the coronavirus pandemic, the head of Turkme...

Legal Matters

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UN, Rights Groups Push Zimbabwe to Prosecute Man Who Married...

Women’s rights activists, opposition groups and the United Nations are pressuring Zimbabwean authorities to arrest a man who had married a 14-year-old who died last week while giving birth at a church shrine....

South African Court Hears Appeal from Jailed Ex-President Zuma Amid...

Testimony Concludes on Alleged Atrocities Under Gambian Ex-Dictator Jammeh’s Rule

Gambia’s truth commission has wrapped up more than two years of public hearings into alleged human rights violations committed during the 22-year rule of former dictator Yahya Jammeh. A steady parade of wit...

ICC Opens Hearing on Militia Leader Accused of Darfur War...

The International Criminal Court has begun hearing evidence against Sudanese para-military commander Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman, also known as Ali Kushayb, the alleged leader of a notorious militia blamed f...