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Singapore hopes to lift fortunes against Turkmenistan in Asian Cup qualifiers

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Turkmenistan target double over Singapore

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Mikheil Janelidze to Sign Lapis Lazuli Agreement while on a Visit to Turkmenistan
Mikheil Janelidze, Vice Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, is on a visit to Ashkhabat, Turkmenistan, to participate in the seventh regional economic conference, Regional Economic Cooperation for Afghanistan (RECCA VII); with high ranking officials from 60 countries attending, and to sign the transport agreement between Georgia, Turkey, Avghanistan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan known as Lapis Lazuli, planned during Janelidze’s visit to Ashkhabat   Read More ...
Places: Turkmenistan |  Georgia | 
Turkmenistan shuts Russian mobile communications provider
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Russian mobile communications provider MTS says it has suspended operations in the Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan after a state telecommunications company cut its access to services. MTS said it was forced to suspend communication services in Turkmenistan on Friday due to the state-owned company Turkmentelekom cutting its access to international and long-distance communication services and internet   Read More ...
Places: United States |  Turkmenistan | 
Russia's MTS cut off in Turkmenistan, suspends mobile service
MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Russia’s top mobile phone operator MTS said on Friday it had been forced to suspend services in the Central Asian republic of Turkmenistan after the state telecoms provider cut it off from its network. MTS, part of the Sistema conglomerate, said state-owned telecommunication company Turkmentelekom had stopped providing it with its international and long-distance zonal communication services and Internet access   Read More ...
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Asian Indoor and Martial Arts: la lotta esalta il Turkmenistan
Si è conclusa oggi la quinta edizione degli Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games ad Ashgabat in Turkmenistan. 65 delegazioni per 5.500 atleti in gara in 21 discipline: una varietà di sport tradizionali asiatici, fra cui lotta, ju-jitsu, taekwondo, muay thai e kickboxing. Il presidente turkmeno Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov aveva da tempo espresso il desiderio di utilizzare le organizzazioni sportive come mezzo per fare conoscere questo pezzo di Asia Centrale (fino al 1991 parte dell’Urss) al mondo   Read More ...
Places: Asia |  Turkmenistan |  Italy | 
At UN Assembly, Turkmenistan stresses importance for greater global cooperation
AKIPRESS.COM - Speaking at the 72nd annual debate at the United Nations General Assembly, Turkmenistan highlighted its efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and called for greater cooperation to address the challenges before the globe, UN News Centre said. In her address, Aksoltan Ataeva, the Chair of the Delegation of Turkmenistan, noted the importance of transport connectivity and cooperation for the achievement of the global development gaols and informed the Assembly of the global conference on sustainable transport held in the country last November   Read More ...
Places: Kyrgyzstan |  Turkmenistan | 
First eSports competition kicks off at Asian games in Turkmenistan
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan: The Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat kicked off its first ever eSports competition as global interest surges in video games as a spectator sport. The inclusion of eSports as a demonstration sport in the event hosted by the isolated Central Asian state ushers in a "new era in gaming," the games' organisers said on its website   Read More ...
Places: Asia |  Turkmenistan |  Singapore | 
Turkmenistan, Dominican Republic discuss bilateral cooperation
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Dominican Republic to India Mr. Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos was received September 19 at the Turkmen foreign ministry. Mr. Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos arrived in Turkmenistan for the opening ceremony of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, the Turkmen foreign ministry said. "Expressing sincere gratitude for the warm hospitality, the guest stressed that the Dominican Republic highly appreciates the policy of neutrality and good neighborliness pursued by Turkmenistan, and also congratulated Turkmenistan on the successful holding of the opening ceremony of the 5th Asian Games," the statement said   Read More ...
Places: Dominican Republic |  Kyrgyzstan |  Turkmenistan | 
Turkmenistan, Vietnam discuss expansion of cooperation
Officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan met on September 18 with the delegation from Vietnam led by the Deputy Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism Le Khan Khai. The guest thanked for inviting to the opening of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat. During the meeting, the parties discussed issues related to the development of cooperation in the political-diplomatic, trade-economic, cultural-humanitarian spheres and in the areas of sport and tourism, as well as the opportunities for expanding cooperation within the framework of international organizations   Read More ...
Places: Kyrgyzstan |  Turkmenistan |  Vietnam | 
Kurukuru bag second win in Turkmenistan
The Solomon Islands national futsal side, the Kurukurus, has beaten Taiwan 4-3 to claim their second win in the Asian Indoor games in Turkmenistan last night. A goal each from youngsters Atana Fa’arodo, and Alvin Hou, and a brace by George Stevenson helped the Oceania champions maintain their impressive run in the tournament. The win ensured the Kurukurus go top of pool A with six points after two games   Read More ...
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Turkmenistan holds lavish opening ceremony for Ashgabat 2017
With a glitzy sports show and a multi-billion-dollar spending spree, isolated Turkmenistan wants to show itself to the world. Turkmenistan, a gas-rich former Soviet nation in Central Asia, has comparatively little contact with the outside world and sees few foreign visitors. Its authoritarian government is regularly criticized by human rights organizations. Keen to turn his country – which has never won an Olympic medal – into a sports power, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov’s administration has spent $5 billion on arenas hosting the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games   Read More ...
Places: Turkmenistan |  India | 
Afghanistan wins first gold and silver medals in Turkmenistan games
Two athletes from Afghanistan have managed to win gold and silver medals during their maiden appearances in the ongoing games in Turkmenistan. The first gold medal for the country was won by Hussain Bakhsh Safari who managed to defeat his rival in Jujitsu games. In the meantime, the first silver medal for Afghanistan was won Ahmad Javid Amiri who managed to defeat his rival in traditional wrestling   Read More ...
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Tags: Games |  Tournaments |  Medals |  Silver Medals | 
Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Turkmenistan |  S. Asia |  Afghanistan | 
Mirziyoyev to visit Turkmenistan on Sept. 17
AKIPRESS.COM - President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on September 17 at the invitation of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will visit Turkmenistan to participate in the opening ceremony of the 5th Asian Indoor Games and Marital Arts in Ashgabat. Mirziyoyev will also hold a number of bilateral talks with the leaders of other countries, the President's press service said. On September 16-17, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a state visit to Uzbekistan   Read More ...
Places: Kyrgyzstan |  Turkmenistan | 
Oman to take part in two sports at Asian Indoor Games in Turkmenistan
AKIPRESS.COM - The Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) has decided to send athletes in two sports to the forthcoming Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Times of Oman reported. Five athletes - two in the indoor athletics and three in the indoor tennis competitions - will represent Oman at the Games set for September 17 to 27. The five-member Omani team includes star athlete Barakat Al Harthi and fellow sprinter Ahmed Mubarak   Read More ...
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Tags: Sport of athletics |  Athletes | 
Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Turkmenistan |  Mideast |  Oman | 
Президент посетит Узбекистан и Туркменистан
Так, 16 сентября 2017 года состоится государственный визит главы государства в Республику Узбекистан. В Ташкенте предполагается проведение встречи с Шавкатом Мирзиеевым, в рамках которой будут обсуждены пути дальнейшего развития двусторонних отношений. Также, в рамках визита планируется участие Нурсултана Назарбаева в казахстанско-узбекском бизнес-форуме. Напомним, что 22 марта 2017 года Шавкат Мирзиеев совершил первый официальный визит в Казахстан в качестве президента Узбекистана. В Астане Шавкат Мирзиеев он провел встречу с Нурсултаном Назарбаевым, в ходе которой обсуждались вопросы двустороннего сотрудничества   Read More ...
Places: Kazakhstan |  Turkmenistan |  Uzbekistan | 
Kuwait, Turkmenistan discuss cooperation
A Kuwaiti delegation led by the Special Representative of the Emir, the Minister of Al-Diwan Al-Emiri Affairs of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah was received at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan September 11, the ministry said. During the meeting, the sides highly appreciated the current state of cooperation between the two countries in the political-diplomatic, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres and discussed the need for its expansion in various fields   Read More ...
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Up to 670,000 Afghanis cash prizes for Turkmenistan games medal winners: Ghani
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has promised cash prizes worth hundreds of thousands of Afghanis for the medal winners from the upcoming games in Turkmenistan. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has issued a presidential decree declaring cash prizes for the medal winners from the game. A statement by ARG Palace said President Ghani has allocated cash prizes in three different categories for each of medal winners   Read More ...
Places: Turkmenistan |  Afghanistan | 
Belarusian potash manufacturer says participation in building new potash plant in Turkmenistan undecided yet
AKIPRESS.COM - The Belarusian potash manufacturer Belaruskali had not submitted yet a proposal on company's possible participation in the construction of a new potash plant in Turkmenistan, company's director general Ivan Golovaty said. Currently Belaruskali's specialists are monitoring the operation of the Garlyk mining and processing factory in Turkmenistan which was built with Belarus' participation, he told Belta state news agency   Read More ...
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Tags: Manufacturing | 
Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Turkmenistan |  Europe |  E. Europe |  Belarus | 
Singapore hopes to lift fortunes against Turkmenistan in Asian Cup qualifiers
SINGAPORE: It is a tournament that Singapore has not qualified for since 1984, but come Tuesday night (Sep 5) at the Jalan Besar Stadium, the country's footballers will be aiming to nick a victory against Turkmenistan in the hope of making progress towards the 2019 Asian Cup. The team has been struggling of late, but managed a 1-1 draw in a friendly match against Hong Kong last Thursday (Aug 31)   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Places: Asia |  Turkmenistan |  Singapore | 
Rights Groups claims homeowners evicted, denied compensation in Turkmenistan
AKIPRESS.COM - Human Rights Watch claims the government of Turkmenistan has "forcibly evicted homeowners in Ashgabat and demolished their homes without adequate compensation" in preparation for the Asian Indoor and Marital Arts Games. The Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR) and Human Rights Watch said the move is aimed at "standardizing the city’s appearance." Authorities have also systematically demolished extensions and additions homeowners have made to their properties, without allowing them to appeal the demolition decisions to a court, according to HRW   Read More ...
Places: Kyrgyzstan |  Turkmenistan | 
Turkmenistan target double over Singapore
They had just endured a 16-hour journey from Sofia to Singapore that included two flights and a four-hour stopover at Istanbul. Understandably, the Turkmenistan national football team were edgy when they were then told they had to wait on their bus for assistant coach Baylyyev Rahmanguly, who was held up by airport immigration upon arrival yesterday due to a spelling error on his visa   Read More ...
Places: Turkmenistan |  Singapore | 
CIS Executive Committee discusses energy issues on Turkmenistan’s initiative
The permanent plenipotentiary representatives of the CIS member countries held a regular meeting at the headquarters of the CIS Executive Committee in Minks, Belarus, Turkmenistan.ru state-run online magazine reported. Among other issues, the meeting agenda included the topic of Turkmenistan's chairmanship of the Energy Charter Conference in 2017 and holding the Conference’s next session in Ashgabat this November. The meeting participants discussed issues related to international energy partnership   Read More ...
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Turkmenistan and Armenia ink bilateral documents
AKIPRESS.COM - After the talks between the officials delegations of Turkmenistan and Armenia had concluded today in Yerevan, the ceremony of signing bilateral documents took place. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan inked the joint communique, Turkmen president's press service said. They also witnessed the signing of an agreement on cooperation on tourism, a program of cooperation on culture and arts for 2018-2020, a program on cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia for 2018-2019, a Memorandum of Mutual Understanding on cooperation on the exchange of financial and intelligent information with regard to money laundering, proceeds of crimes and terrorism financing, and a Memorandum of Mutual Understanding on cooperation in the sports   Read More ...
Places: Kyrgyzstan |  Turkmenistan |  Armenia | 
Turkmenistan bans alcohol ahead of Asian Games
- Alcohol stores have been closed down and alcoholic products taken off the shelves of shops in Ashgabat ahead of a major international athletics competition next month, AP reported. Merchants at several stores said authorities had ordered alcohol sales be halted until October, after the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games conclude. The competition in Ashgabat takes place between September 17 and 27   Read More ...
Places: Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Turkmenistan | 
Turkmenistan opens first animal shelter ahead of Asian Games
Turkmenistan is officially opening its first shelter for stray cats and dogs as it prepares to host a major international athletic competition next month, RFE/RL reported citing Turkmen media. The shelter, founded by a resident at her home outside Ashgabat, was registered by the state and will receive government assistance, a report on August 21 in Neutral Turkmenistan said. The government has pledged to allocate land to expand the shelter, which currently houses about 100 dogs and 50 cats   Read More ...
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Turkmenistan creates its 1st animal shelter ahead of games
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – The Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan has moved to officially open its first animal shelter as it prepares to host a major international athletic competition next month. The shelter, founded by a resident at her home outside Ashgabat, has been registered by the state and will receive government assistance, according to Monday's report in Neutral Turkmenistan. The government has pledged to allocate land to expand the shelter, which currently houses about 100 dogs and 50 cats   Read More ...
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Turkmenistan creates its 1st animal shelter ahead of games
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan has moved to officially open its first animal shelter as it prepares to host a major international athletic competition next month. The shelter, founded by a resident at her home outside Ashgabat, has been registered by the state and will receive government assistance, according to Monday's report in Neutral Turkmenistan. The government has pledged to allocate land to expand the shelter, which currently houses about 100 dogs and 50 cats   Read More ...
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Turkmenistan creates its 1st animal shelter ahead of games
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan has moved to officially open its first animal shelter as it prepares to host a major international athletic competition next month. The shelter, founded by a resident at her home outside Ashgabat, has been registered by the state and will receive government assistance, according to Monday's report in Neutral Turkmenistan. The government has pledged to allocate land to expand the shelter, which currently houses about 100 dogs and 50 cats   Read More ...
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Liquor stores closed in Turkmenistan's capital until October
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan — Liquor stores have been closed down and alcoholic products taken off the shelves of food stores in the capital of Turkmenistan ahead of a major international athletic competition next month. Merchants at several stores told The Associated Press on Saturday that authorities had ordered alcohol sales halted until October, after the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games conclude   Read More ...
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Turkmenistan: Liquor stores closed in capital ahead of international sporting events
Liquor stores have been closed down and alcoholic products taken off the shelves of food stores in the capital of Turkmenistan ahead of a major international athletic competition next month. Merchants at several stores told The Associated Press on Saturday that authorities had ordered alcohol sales halted until October, after the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games conclude. The competition in Ashgabat, the capital, takes place Sept   Read More ...
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Liquor stores closed in Turkmenistan's capital until October
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Liquor stores have been closed down and alcoholic products taken off the shelves of food stores in the capital of Turkmenistan ahead of a major international athletic competition next month. Merchants at several stores told The Associated Press on Saturday that authorities had ordered alcohol sales halted until October, after the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games conclude   Read More ...
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Liquor stores closed in Turkmenistan's capital for a month
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Liquor stores have been closed down and alcoholic products taken off the shelves of food stores in the capital of Turkmenistan ahead of a major international athletic completion next month. Merchants at several stores told The Associated Press on Saturday that authorities had ordered alcohol sales be halted until October, after the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games conclude   Read More ...
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Liquor stores closed in Turkmenistan's capital for a month
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan -- Liquor stores have been closed down and alcoholic products taken off the shelves of food stores in the capital of Turkmenistan ahead of a major international athletic completion next month. Merchants at several stores told The Associated Press on Saturday that authorities had ordered alcohol sales be halted until October, after the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games conclude   Read More ...
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Turkmenistan tightens entry rules before sports event
AKIPRESS.COM - Turkmenistan has tightened entry rules as part of enhanced security for an international sports event, media reports say. The restrictions effective from Thursday have been announced by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. They will last through the end of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games set for Sept. 17-27, the AP reported. Athletes and sports journalists will be allowed to enter the country using their accreditation for the games, while fans will have to apply for visas through official tourist agencies   Read More ...
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Turkmenistan tightens entry rules before sports event
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan has tightened entry rules as part of enhanced security for an international sports event. The restrictions effective Thursday have been announced by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. They will last through the end of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games set for Sept. 17-27. Athletes and sports journalists will be allowed to enter the country using their accreditation for the games, while fans will have to apply for visas through official tourist agencies   Read More ...
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Turkmenistan tightens entry rules before sports event
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan has tightened entry rules as part of enhanced security for an international sports event. The restrictions effective Thursday have been announced by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. They will last through the end of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games set for Sept. 17-27. Athletes and sports journalists will be allowed to enter the country using their accreditation for the games, while fans will have to apply for visas through official tourist agencies   Read More ...
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Turkmenistan celebrtes public holiday Melon Day
AKIPRESS.COM - President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov congratulated the agricultural workers and all citizens of Turkmenistan on the Melon Day public holiday. “Our primary task in the agrarian sphere is to enhance the food abundance in the country, increase the export volumes of high-quality agricultural products. Based on this, the state has created all necessary conditions to ensure the efficient work of agricultural specialists, including melon growers, and to appreciate their work," the congratulatory message read   Read More ...
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5th Aimag solid platform to promote Turkmenistan among Malaysians
KUALA LUMPUR: The Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) is an excellent platform to promote Turkmenistan tourism among Malaysians, says Turkmenistan Ambassador to Malaysia, Yazkuli Mammedov. "Besides, the 'Awaza tourist zone' on the Caspian Sea also offers top quality resorts at the beach for a relaxing end to the journey," he said. "With the Aimag event at Ashgabat, it is also a good platform for Malaysian tourists to promote the beauty of Malaysia to the Turkmenistan people, thereby helping to boost our tourism industry," he said   Read More ...
Places: Turkmenistan |  Malaysia | 
India, Turkmenistan hold talks to boost ties
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid O Meredov today reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relationship and decided to give a fresh push to boost two-way trade and investment. Swaraj and Meredov, co-chairing the sixth meeting of the inter-government commission, felt that there was scope for both countries to expand cooperation in a number of areas, including energy and education   Read More ...
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Sushma holds dialogue with Turkmenistan Foreign Minister Rashid
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held a meeting with visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid O Meredov on Monday in New Delhi. Rashid O Meredov is on a three-day trip to India from August 13. Sushma also held delegation-level talks with Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid O Meredov. There also signed the Protocol for the 6th Session of Inter Governmental Commission   Read More ...
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Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Turkmenistan |  S. Asia |  India | 
India, Turkmenistan to hold talks on boosting economic ties
India and Turkmenistan will hold talks tomorrow on ways to enhance trade and boost scientific and technological cooperation. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, is on a visit to India from August 13-15 at the invitation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Swaraj and Meredov will tomorrow co-chair the sixth meeting of the Turkmenistan-India Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation, a Ministry of External Affairs statement said   Read More ...
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