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Turkmenistan: Threats Against Relatives of Dissidents Abroad

Amnesty 13 May 2021
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 ... .
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Turkmen Authorities Slammed For 'Threatening' Relatives Of Exiled Dissidents

Radio Free Europe 13 May 2021
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.
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Commuter Chaos In Turkmen Capital As Ashgabat 'Goes Green' For Two Weeks

Radio Free Europe 12 May 2021
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 ... ....
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China looks to Turkmenistan for more gas as it cuts Australian supplies

South China Morning Post 11 May 2021
China is looking to Turkmenistan to expand natural gas supplies as it cuts back on Australian energy ...
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Chinese vice premier calls for deeper strategic cooperation with Turkmenistan

China.dot.org 11 May 2021
Han, Chinese president of China-Turkmenistan Cooperation Committee, who is also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, called for deeper strategic cooperation between the two sides ... China-Turkmenistan relations ...
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Turkmenistan: Pump up the water

Beijing News 11 May 2021
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.
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Turkey's 4M2021 steel exports to Turkmenistan shrink

Marietta Daily Journal 10 May 2021
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 ... .
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Iran eyes to expand ties Turkmenistan

Marietta Daily Journal 10 May 2021
May 10—TEHRAN, Iran — Iran and Turkmenistan should ...
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Turkmen Leader Pardons Hundreds Of Inmates, Including Jehovah's Wintesses

Radio Free Europe 10 May 2021
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has pardoned hundreds of inmates on the occasion of a religious holiday, including jailed Jehovah's Witnesses ... Turkmenistan's laws oblige all men between 18 and 27 years of age to serve in the armed forces for two years ... ....
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Neighbors Stake Out Positions After Deadly Kyrgyz-Tajik Border Conflict

Radio Free Europe 10 May 2021
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 ... ....
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MasterCard intends to work with Turkmenistan to improve level of electronic payments

MENA FN 09 May 2021
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency ) BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 9 By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend. MasterCard company keens to work with the banks and authorities of Turkmenistan to increase the level of the ... .
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