PM Narendra Modi holds talks with Uzbek leader
PM Narendra Modi holds talks with Uzbek leader

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here in Uzbekistan capital Monday, held talks with his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev at a meeting hall of the Tashkent airport.

PM Modi to leave for Central Asian tour on Monday; to visit Russia for BRICS, SCO summits
PM Modi to leave for Central Asian tour on Monday; to visit Russia for BRICS, SCO summits

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves on Monday on an eight-day tour that will take him to the five Central Asian countries of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, and to Ufa in Russia where he will attend the BRICS and SCO back-to-back summits.

PM Modi to visit five Central Asian nations, Russia next week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will next week visit the five Central Asian nations of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, as well as Russia, where he will participate in the BRICS and SCO Summit.

PM to attend SCO meet in Russia, plans for Modi-Sharif meeting still to be worked out: MEA
PM to attend SCO meet in Russia, plans for Modi-Sharif meeting still to be worked out: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced on Friday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet in Ufa (Russia) on June 9-10, where Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif will also be present; but added that the possibility of a meeting between the two leaders was yet to be worked out.

Cabinet clears pacts to be signed with Central Asian countries

A set of pacts, including the one of emergency response system, which are likely to be signed during Prime Minister's visit to Central Asian countries next week, on Wednesday received the nod of the Union Cabinet.

UN chief wraps Central Asia visit, citing rights fears

United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon on Saturday warned of a worsening rights situation across Central Asia, as he ended a visit to energy-rich Central Asia in ex-Soviet Turkmenistan.

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Guam claim historic win
FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Guam claim historic win

Guam secured their first-ever win in a FIFA World Cup qualifying match as an early own goal gave the Pacific island side a 1-0 win over Turkmenistan on Thursday.

Guam claim first World Cup qualifier win

Minnows Guam secured their first-ever victory in a FIFA World Cup qualifying match on Thursday, when an early own goal gave the tiny Pacific island side a 1-0 win over Turkmenistan.

Turkmenistan mulls constitution changes extending presidential term

The speaker of ex-Soviet Turkmenistan`s pliant parliament has proposed constitutional changes extending the presidential term limit and removing the maximum age for the presidency, state media reported Friday.

10 insurgents killed in military operation: Afghan official

An Afghan official says that at least 10 insurgents have been killed by government forces in the northwestern province of Badghis near the border with Turkmenistan.

Nawaz Sharif embarks on visit to Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan

 Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today embarked on a three-day visit to Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan to boost cooperation in the energy and economic sectors with the resource-rich central Asian countries.

Turkmenistan pardons over 1,200 prisoners

The gas-rich former Soviet state of Turkmenistan has pardoned more than 1,200 prisoners in an amnesty, state media reported Saturday, quoting strongman President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. 

SpaceX successfully launches Turkmenistan's first communications satellite
SpaceX successfully launches Turkmenistan's first communications satellite

SpaceX on Monday successfully launched a communications satellite for Turkmenistan from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

Indian women reach Fed Cup final beating Turkmenistan
Indian women reach Fed Cup final beating Turkmenistan

 Indian women stormed into the finals of the Fed Cup (Group-II) Asia-Oceania tennis tournament here today following another one-sided 2-0 victory over Turkmenistan.

Sushma Swaraj discusses TAPI pipeline with Turkmenistan president

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov here and discussed key bilateral and regional issues, including defence cooperation and progress on the ambitious USD 10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project.

Sushma Swaraj discusses TAPI pipeline with Turkmenistan president

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov here and discussed key bilateral and regional issues, including defence cooperation and progress on the ambitious USD 10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project.

Turkmen students perform Hindi songs for Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was on Wednesday enthralled by Hindi-speaking Turkmen students who sang Hindi songs for her from 'Mera joota hai Japani' to the bhajan 'Itni Shakti humein dena data'.

Sushma Swaraj in Turkmenistan to hold talks on TAPI, key issues

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Tuesday on a three-day visit to resource- rich Turkmenistan during which she will co-chair a meeting to discuss key bilateral and regional issues, including the USD 10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project.

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.