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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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Amnesty Report Describes Axum Massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, mostly men, in a late November massacre in the Ethiopian city of Axum, Amnesty International says in a new report, echoing the findings...

Amnesty Report Describes Axum Massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, mostly men, in a late November massacre in the Ethiopian city of Axum, Amnesty International says in a new report, echoing the findings...

Gunmen Kill 36 in Attacks on Two Northern Nigerian States

Gunmen killed 36 people in two attacks in northern Nigeria on Wednesday, a day after insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades amid worsening security facing Africa's most populous nation, officials and reside...

10 Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Nigeria

Officials in Nigeria's Borno state say 10 people have died from explosions around the northeast city of Maiduguri. Residents in affected areas have fled their homes. Local officials suspect Islamist militant gr...

Government News

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Somali President Told to Stay Out of Process to Choose...

Somalia's president, whose four-year term expired this month, should not take part in talks aimed at resolving a dispute that has delayed the selection of a new head of state, two of Somalia's five regional governments ...

UN Report Finds Trump Ally Violated Libya Arms Embargo, US...

WASHINGTON - Private security contractor and ally of former U.S. President Donald Trump Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, U.N. investigators have found in a report detailed by U.S. media on Fri...

Congolese President Appoints ?Sama Lukon Kyenge as PM

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s new prime minister said the safety of the country’s citizens is among his top priorities. Following Sama Lukonde Kyenge’s appointment by President Felix Tshisekedi on Monday, he ...

Malawi President Sacks COVID-19 Fund Heads over Alleged Abuse of...

In a televised address Sunday, Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera said he was outraged with alleged abuse of $8 million (MK6.2 billion) he allocated in August for tackling the pandemic.Malawi’s office of the ombudsman ...

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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Human Rights Violations Eroding Fundamental Freedoms Globally, Bachelet Says

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michele Bachelet warns a proliferation of human rights violations around the world is eroding fundamental freedoms and heightening grievances that are destabilizing.Prese...

In Important Step for Blind People, Malian Linguists Translate Bambara...

Linguists and Braille experts in Mali have translated the country’s most widely spoken African language, Bambara, into Braille for the country's blind. Bambara is spoken and understood by about 15 million Mal...

184,000 Displaced in West Darfur Need Food, Shelter

More than 180,000 people who were displaced during recent fighting in Sudan’s Darfur region are in dire need of food, shelter and other assistance according to the International Displacement Monitoring Center...

184,000 Displaced in West Darfur Need Food, Shelter

More than 180,000 people who were displaced during recent fighting in Sudan’s Darfur region are in dire need of food, shelter and other assistance according to the International Displacement Monitoring Center...

Legal Matters

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Rwanda Paid for Flight That Brought Hotel Rwanda ‘Hero’ to...

Rwandan Justice Minister Johnston Busingye said in an interview broadcast Friday that Kigali had paid for the plane that brought the hero of the hit movie Hotel Rwanda to his home country to be arrested and tri...

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...