Turkmenistan (Turkmen:Türkmenistan) is a state-owned Turkmeniantelevision channel founded in 2004. As with other channels of Turkmenistan, it is under the control of the Coordinating Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan. The channel was created in order to avail the international community with the achievements of Turkmenistan in the country's historical transformations in all spheres of public life, as well as to further improve the country's information systems. Altyn Asyr has positioned itself as the main TV channel of Turkmenistan. Television is broadcast in seven different languages including Turkmen, Russian, English, French, Chinese, Arabic and Persian. The headquarters is located in Ashgabat.
The channel doesn't air Watan Habarlary, unlike the other Turkmen channels.
Turkmenistani security officials have questioned and threatened a 14-year-old boy in retaliation for the outspoken views of his uncle, a Turkmen activist and journalist who lives in Turkey, four independent human rights groups said today ... .
Four leading human rights groups have criticized the authoritarian leadership of Turkmenistan for "threatening" the relatives of dissidents living abroad ... Jumamuradov, who had to flee Turkmenistan in 2009 after the authorities learned about his work for RFE/RL, is an outspoken critic of the government.
ASHGABAT -- The authorities in Turkmenistan's capital have temporarily restricted traffic in an effort to give its nearly 900,000 residents a two-week respite from the growing air-pollution problem. Beginning on May 10, most private vehicles have been banned from the streets and residents have been advised to use public transport ... Medical Chaos ... ....
To judge by the number of needless fountains Turkmenistan has built over the years, one would be hard-pressed to realize that water comes at a premium in this desert nation ... The technical specifications of this project deserve some attention since they are indicative of the kind of profligacy an energy-rich country like Turkmenistan can afford.
May 10—The value of steel exports from Turkey to Turkmenistan shrank by 51.9 percent in the first 4 months of 2021 compared to the same period of 2020, equaling $23.2 million, the Ministry of Trade of Turkey told Trend. "In ... .
When hostilities broke out along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border at the end of April, many countries and organizations were quick to call for an end to the fighting and a peaceful resolution to the long-running border conflict ... Where Moscow Stands ... and other foreign forces withdrawing from Afghanistan ... ....