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Tajik Claim Of Pipeline Progress Is Welcome News In Turkmenistan

Tajik Claim Of Pipeline Progress Is Welcome News In Turkmenistan

When it comes to energy pipelines in Central Asia, the news is usually bad -- delays or disruptions but rarely anything positive.That's why...
Uzbek TV Invades Turkmenistan With Pesky 'Turgistan' Action Film

Uzbek TV Invades Turkmenistan With Pesky ‘Turgistan’ Action Film

It was the latest life-imitating-art moment around the Netflix thriller 6 Underground. Viewers in eastern Turkmenistan this week watched the film's bevy of...
How Many People Live In Turkmenistan? The Official Figure Is Hard To Believe

How Many People Live In Turkmenistan? The Official Figure Is Hard To Believe

Years before there was "fake news," there were official statistics from Turkmenistan. Figures released by the Turkmen government have continually stretched the boundaries of...
Washington 'Committed To Strong Relationship' As Netflix Film About Turgistan Angers Turkmenistan

Washington ‘Committed To Strong Relationship’ As Netflix Film About Turgistan Angers Turkmenistan

The U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat says Washington remains committed to “a strong relationship” with Turkmenistan as officials in the Central Asian nation appear...
Where Is Turgistan? Netflix Action Movie Overthrows Dictator In Fake Country Seemingly Inspired By Turkmenistan

Where Is Turgistan? Netflix Action Movie Overthrows Dictator In Fake Country Seemingly Inspired By...

Turkmenistan and its authoritarian leader Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov seem to have inspired the production of a big-budget American movie.The $150 million Underground 6 focuses...
Turkmenistan Jumps From Regional Pariah To Regional Health Risk With Home Remedies For Animal Diseases

Turkmenistan Jumps From Regional Pariah To Regional Health Risk With Home Remedies For Animal...

Those who have observed Turkmenistan for even a few years have become accustomed to the eccentric and often ludicrous antics and decrees of...
New Roadblock Alleged For Women Drivers In Turkmenistan

New Roadblock Alleged For Women Drivers In Turkmenistan

An Ashgabat mother who's been driving for two decades has found herself stranded after authorities recently refused to extend her driver's license in...
Fat Cops In Turkmenistan Told 'Lose Weight Or Lose Job'

Fat Cops In Turkmenistan Told ‘Lose Weight Or Lose Job’

“Lose weight or lose your job,” police across Turkmenistan have been told as law-enforcement employees in the tightly controlled Central Asian nation undergo...
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