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In Turkmen Disaster Zone, Officials Are Quick To Scrub Phones But Slow To Rebuild

TURKMENABAT, Turkmenistan — Two hours of electricity a day. Phone and Internet mostly cut off, though users can catch an occasional signal. And homes still lying in ruins. It’s the grim state of life in Turkmenistan’s northeastern Lebap Province since...
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Human Rights Watch: Turkmenistan Risking Country’s Health By Denying Coronavirus Cases

Human Rights Watch is warning that Turkmenistan is putting the country’s health in jeopardy by denying an apparent outbreak of the coronavirus in the Central Asian state. The rights watchdog on June 27 urged the Turkmen government to gather and...
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GIEWS Country Brief: Turkmenistan 27-April-2020

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Favourable crop conditions across country Wheat output in 2019 estimated at above‑average level Cereal import requirements in 2019/20 forecast below average volume Favourable crop conditions across country Planting of the 2020 winter w...
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Nine More Kyrgyz Presidential Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus

The chief of staff to the Kyrgyz president and eight other employees tested positive for the coronavirus on June 27, bringing the number of infections to 17 within President Sooronbai Jeenbekov’s administration. Jeenbekov traveled to Moscow on June 24 fo...
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Turkmen nationals hold a protest in Istanbul

On an act of protest was held by Turkmen nationals requesting respect for their rights and resignation of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov. The demonstration which brought together over twenty people, kicked off at Eni Kapi square. However, one ...
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President of Turkmenistan congratulates compatriots on the Day of Workers of Culture and Arts and the Poetry of Magtymguly Fraghi

“I cordially congratulate you on the Day of Workers of Culture and Arts and the Poetry of Magtymguly Fraghi, celebrated in our country! I wish you good health, family well-being, creative success!” says President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in his congratula...
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