Asian Olympic chiefs open door to Oceania athletes
Asian Olympic chiefs open door to Oceania athletes

Asian Olympic officials have agreed to let countries from Oceania compete at the region`s next indoor Games, a significant move that could open the door for sporting powerhouse Australia to integrate more into Asia.

Windsurfing makes waves in Turkmenistan

Better known for its inhospitable desert plains than beach breaks, isolated ex-Soviet Turkmenistan this month welcomed an unlikely group of visitors: a sun-tanned crop of the world`s top windsurfers.

Quake hits 123 km west-northwest of port city in Turkmenistan

An earthquake with a 5.5 magnitude struck in Turkmenistan on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Army chief defers visit to Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

Amid preparations to brief the next government on the issues facing the Defence Ministry and the armed forces, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh has deferred his visit to Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.

Italian diplomat arrested by Philippines: Ministry

An Italian diplomat has been detained by police in the Philippines after allegedly breaching a law protecting minors, the Italian foreign ministry has said.

Prasad appointed next Indian Ambassador to Turkmenistan

Senior IFS officer TV Nagendra Prasad has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Turkmenistan.

Indian parliamentary team for Turkmenistan

Union Minister Paban Singh Ghatowar is leading an official Parliamentary goodwill delegation to Turkmenistan to attend its national day.

Pak to skip US brokered TAPI pipeline talks in India over LoC tensions

Pakistan has refused to participate in talks with India on the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline.

JLo urged to donate proceeds from Turkmenistan performance to charity

Jennifer Lopez should think about donating her Turkmenistan performance fee to the charity that supports the victims of his rule, Human Rights Watch said.

Turkmenistan president falls from horse

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov narrowly escaped injuries after falling from a horse during a national horse racing event Sunday, BBC reported.

Ancient mysteries revealed in Turkmen desert sands

Over four millennia ago, the fortress town of Gonur-Tepe might have been a rare advanced civilisation before it was buried for centuries under the dust of the Kara Kum desert in remote western Turkmenistan.

Turkmenistan to gift women $14 on Women`s Day

Women in the former Soviet state of Turkmenistan will receive 40 manats (around $14) as a gift from the state ahead of the International Women`s Day, celebrated on March 8.

Foreign ministers of Aus, Lanka, Turkmenistan to visit India

India will host foreign ministers of three important countries -- Australia, Sri Lanka and Turkmenistan -- this week.

Kremlin website blocked in Turkmenistan

The Russian presidential website www.kremlin.ru has been inaccessible in Turkmenistan for the past two days.

North Korea take home AFC Challenge Cup

North Korea edged Turkmenistan 2-1 to claim the AFC Challenge Cup in Nepal`s capital Kathmandu on Monday and guarantee themselves a place in the region`s premier football tournament.

Turkmen leader set for easy victory in election

Turkmenistan has 2.9 million registered voters, slightly more than half of the total population.

Turkmenistan to boost China gas deliveries

China became Turkmenistan`s largest trade partner in 2011, with bilateral trade rising to USD 3.56 billion in the first three quarters.

Turkmenistan sets Feb date for presidential vote

The elections will be a mere formality extending the rule of President Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov.

India hold Turkmenistan in AFC Challenge Cup

India played out a 1-1 draw with Turkmenistan in their final group match of the AFC Challenge Cup qualifying round at the MBPJ Stadium on Friday.

India hold Turkmenistan in AFC Challenge Cup

India played out a 1-1 draw with Turkmenistan in their final group match of the AFC Challenge Cup qualifying round at the MBPJ Stadium on Friday.