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BBC News - 15 Aug 2019 Turkmenistan President Berdymukhamedov reappears after death rumours
Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has reappeared after widespread rumours of his death. On Monday Mr Berdymukhamedov opened economic forum attended by regional leaders in a Caspian Sea resort town. It is his first verifiable ...
Eurasianet - 20 Aug 2019 Turkmenistan: Like a bat out of Awaza
State newspaper Neutral Turkmenistan this week divulged some interesting and closely guarded information about the level of foreign investment into the ...
CNN - 11 Aug 2019 A hermit nation ruled by an egomaniac: Is Turkmenistan on the brink of collapse?
For years, Turkmenistan has been able to survive on its vast gas reserves. But with the collapse of gas prices in recent years, the screws are tightening.
Eurasianet - 13 Aug 2019 Turkmenistan: Welcome to Awaza, or No Trespassing
Turkmenistan's inaugural Caspian Economic Forum, which was held in the hyper-developed but under-visited Awaza tourist zone this week, was high on ...
Eurasianet - 06 Aug 2019 Turkmenistan: A People's Council of despair
Done with his summer frolicking, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov reverted to a more conventional apparel, a graphite gray pinstripe suit, for his video ...
Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty - 13 Aug 2019 Turkmenistan: Inside Central Asia's Hermit Kingdom
Photographer Amos Chapple went to Turkmenistan in the summer of 2012. These photos -- some published for the first time -- capture the spookiness and ...
Human Rights Watch - 12 Aug 2019 Prove Who's Alive in Turkmenistan?
Suddenly – and probably briefly – Turkmenistan is in the news again. This Central Asian country, rich in natural gas but appalling on human rights, rarely gets ...
Motor1.com - 08 Aug 2019 Turkmenistan Pres Does Donuts Around Flaming Pit To Prove He’s Alive
As it turns out, just like punk, Berdymukhamedov is not dead. A drift stunt in a rally car is here to prove that.
Eurasianet - 05 Aug 2019 Turkmenistan: Berdymukhamedov's super-fun summer holiday
State media in Turkmenistan have served up a *fresh* smorgasbord of pictorial evidence that the president is not just alive, but positively brimming with energy.
Eurasianet - 30 Jul 2019 Turkmenistan: Taking things littorally
Since becoming governor of Turkmenistan's Ahal province in January, Berdymukhamedov Jr has run his affairs like a despot-in-waiting.
AKIpress - 23 Aug 2019 Belarus expects to export more food to Turkmenistan
AKIPRESS.COM - Belarus plans to boost export of food products to Turkmenistan, BelTA learned from the press *service* of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign ...
Trend News Agency - 23 Aug 2019 UN consulting Turkmenistan in customs control issues
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Aug. 23. By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend: Training was held at the Ashgabat international customs terminal as part of the Global Container ...
CNN - 06 Aug 2019 Turkmenistan leader drives donuts around 'Gateway to Hell' in footage following death rumors
Turkmenistan's repressive president is alive, well and has been driving stunts around a flaming pit nicknamed the "Gateway to Hell," according to recently ...
The Diplomat - 10 Aug 2019 Turkmenistan's President Isn't Dead, Yet
State-sponsored media in Turkmenistan has been working diligently to refute rumors that President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is dead or incapacitated.
Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty - 02 Aug 2019 Russian PM To Travel To Turkmenistan Amid President Death Rumors
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev plans to travel to Turkmenistan later this month amid persistent rumors that the Central Asian nation's autocratic leader ...
Trend News Agency - 22 Aug 2019 Turkmenistan, US mull political issues
Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov has met with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale in Nur Sultan ...
Newsweek - 07 Aug 2019 Video Shows Turkmenistan's Leader Defy Death Rumors with Wild Summer Vacation
The leader of Turkmenistan has defied rumors of his death by appearing in a colorful montage appearing to suggest his recent absence was merely a ...
Open Democracy - 26 Jul 2019 Putting Turkmenistan under the spotlight
New research highlights the protracted economic and human rights crisis in this Central Asian state - and warns western institutions off trade promotion.
South China Morning Post - 25 Jul 2019 All-powerful leader quells death rumours with return to TV
It was Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's first TV appearance since July 15 when he was shown writing a book and playing with cats.
Bloomberg - 14 Aug 2019 Quiet Tyrannies Like Turkmenistan Aren’t a Laughing Matter
John Oliver's jokes aside, the country's silly Guinness records are evidence that it isn't seen as toxic, though it should be.