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

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 15:20

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 22:12

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

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 07:15

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

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 14:13

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

Turkmenistan votes for parliament, opposition absent

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 00:20

The ex-Soviet Central Asian state of Turkmenistan on Sunday held its first multi-party legislative elections, but with no opposition to trouble the dominance of President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov.

Indian parliamentary team for Turkmenistan

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 23:17

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

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 15:31

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

TAPI pipeline to be ready by 2017: India

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 19:17

The much-discussed Turkmenistan- Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline will be built by 2017, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily said Thursday.

JLo urged to donate proceeds from Turkmenistan performance to charity

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 17:10

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 17:14

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

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 14:29

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

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 08:17

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.