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Leaders launch start of Afghan section of TAPI gas pipeline

Feb 23 2018

SERHETABAT, Turkmenistan Regional leaders launched construction work on the Afghan section of an $8 billion natural gas pipeline that will link the energy-rich Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India.

Japan, Turkmenistan sign deals worth over $18 bln in chemicals, energy

Oct 23 2015

ASHGABAT Japan and Turkmenistan on Friday signed deals worth over $18 billion on a package of projects in the energy-rich central Asian nation, which has become an important supplier of natural gas to China.

Cult of personality: Turkmen leader gets park tribute on birthday

Jun 29 2015

ASHGABAT Turkmenistan, which rights groups view as one of the most repressive countries in the world, celebrated President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's 58th birthday on Monday by opening a park in the capital Ashgabat bearing his name.

Cult of personality: Turkmen leader gets park tribute on birthday

Jun 29 2015

ASHGABAT Turkmenistan, which rights groups view as one of the most repressive countries in the world, celebrated President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's 58th birthday on Monday by opening a park in the capital Ashgabat bearing his name.

Cult of personality: Turkmen leader gets park tribute on birthday

Jun 29 2015

ASHGABAT Turkmenistan, which rights groups view as one of the most repressive countries in the world, celebrated President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's 58th birthday on Monday by opening a park in the capital Ashgabat bearing his name.

Crackdowns on human rights in Central Asia breed extremism: U.N.'s Ban

Jun 13 2015

ASHGABAT Continued crackdowns on human rights in Central Asia could backfire by encouraging extremist ideologies, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday, winding up a visit to the volatile former Soviet region.

Crackdowns on human rights in Central Asia breed extremism - U.N.'s Ban

Jun 13 2015

ASHGABAT Continued crackdowns on human rights in Central Asia could backfire by encouraging extremist ideologies, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday, winding up a visit to the volatile former Soviet region.

Exclusive: European Union sees supplies of natural gas from Turkmenistan by 2019

May 02 2015

ASHGABAT The European Union, keen to lessen its dependence on Russia for energy supplies, expects to start receiving natural gas from Turkmenistan by 2019, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said in an interview.

Exclusive - European Union sees supplies of natural gas from Turkmenistan by 2019

May 02 2015

ASHGABAT The European Union, keen to lessen its dependence on Russia for energy supplies, expects to start receiving natural gas from Turkmenistan by 2019, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said in an interview.

EU wants to revive gas pipeline project from Turkmenistan

Mar 25 2015

ASHGABAT, March 25 The European Union is seeking to revive a gas pipeline project from Turkmenistan to Europe and involve European energy companies, an EU diplomat in Turkmenistan said.

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