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Presidential election begins in Turkmenistan

February 12, 2017 1:21 pm
Presidential election begins in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov People have begun voting in Turkmenistan’s presidential election, in which President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov is highly expected to secure a third term in office. Polling stations opened at 7:00 (0200 GMT) on Sunday and will close at 19:00 (1400 GMT), according to the central electoral commission. The 59-year-old […]

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Party nominates Turkmen president Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov for third term as candidate in February election

December 15, 2016 10:30 pm
Party nominates Turkmen president Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov for third term as candidate in February election

This August 29, 2016 photo shows Turkmenistan’s President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov (Photo by AFP) Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has been nominated for a third term as a candidate in the next year election, which he is widely expected to win. State news agency Turkmenistan Today said Thursday that Berdymukhamedov’s Democratic Party […]

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Son of Turkmenistan’s president elected as member of parliament

November 23, 2016 1:48 am
Son of Turkmenistan’s president elected as member of parliament

Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov The son of Turkmenistan’s President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has been elected the country’s member of parliament. State television said Serdar Berdymukhamedov, the president’s only son, won the by-election in the country. Serdar kept a low-profile in public and his election could be a sign that he is […]

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Police enforcing unexplained curfew in eastern Turkmen city

August 16, 2016 4:30 am
Police enforcing unexplained curfew in eastern Turkmen city

A file photo of police in the Turkmen capital Ashgabat Residents of an eastern Turkmen city say local police have been implementing a nighttime curfew without giving any explanation for their actions. According to locals of the city of Turkmenabat near the border with Uzbekistan on Monday, police have been stopping […]

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Turkmenistan

December 20, 2012 1:26 pm

Turkmenistan, republic in the southwestern portion of Central Asia, bordered on the north by Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, on the east by Uzbekistan and Afghanistan, on the south by Afghanistan and Iran, and on the west by the Caspian Sea. Ashgabat is Turkmenistan’s capital and largest city.In Turkmen, the official language, the name of the republic is Turkmenistan […]

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