1. Turkmenistan profile

    An overview of Turkmenistan including key facts, political leaders, historical timeline and notes on the media

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  1. Putin got a puppy from Turkmenistan for his birthday

    … as a belated birthday gift from Turkmenistan’s President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov.…

    … as a belated birthday gift from Turkmenistan’s President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov.…

    … as a belated birthday gift from Turkmenistan’s President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov.…

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  2. Turkmenistan country profile

    …Known for its autocratic government and large gas reserves, Turkmenistan also…

    …Known for its autocratic government and large gas reserves, Turkmenistan also… gas wealth, much of Turkmenistan's population is still impoverished. After…

    …Known for its autocratic government and large gas reserves, Turkmenistan also… gas wealth, much of Turkmenistan's population is still impoverished. After… that has only recently begun to end. Turkmenistan produces roughly 70 billion cubic…

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  3. Turkmenistan profile - Timeline

    …A chronology of key events 6th century BC - Area of what is now Turkmenistan

    …A chronology of key events 6th century BC - Area of what is now TurkmenistanTurkmenistan's gilded poverty 4th century BC - Alexander the Great of Macedonia conquers…

    …A chronology of key events 6th century BC - Area of what is now TurkmenistanTurkmenistan's gilded poverty 4th century BC - Alexander the Great of Macedonia conquers… the region. 15th-17th centuries - Southern part of modern Turkmenistan comes under…

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  4. Turkmenator 2: The cult of personality

    … countries"? If you're Turkmenistan President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, part…

    … countries"? If you're Turkmenistan President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, part…. Praiseworthy, respect," wrote another. President Berdymukhamedov has ruled Turkmenistan

    … countries"? If you're Turkmenistan President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, part…. Praiseworthy, respect," wrote another. President Berdymukhamedov has ruled Turkmenistan… of his own. In 2016, a new draft constitution in Turkmenistan was approved which…

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  5. Afghanistan and Turkmenistan open first rail connection

    …Afghanistan and Turkmenistan have opened the first part of an ambitious new…

    …Afghanistan and Turkmenistan have opened the first part of an ambitious new… of Turkmenistan, which currently relies heavily on China and Russia. The railway, if completed…

    …Afghanistan and Turkmenistan have opened the first part of an ambitious new… of Turkmenistan, which currently relies heavily on China and Russia. The railway, if completed… ceremony, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanked Turkmenistan for its support…

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  6. Turkmenistan: The regime that throws cigarettes on bonfires

    …Is Turkmenistan's anti-smoking campaign a sign of political good health? One…

    …Is Turkmenistan's anti-smoking campaign a sign of political good health? One…. Turkmenistan is promoting fitness and wants to become a smoking-free nation - but when…

    …Is Turkmenistan's anti-smoking campaign a sign of political good health? One…. Turkmenistan is promoting fitness and wants to become a smoking-free nation - but when… no dissent. The human rights record in Turkmenistan under his leadership remains one…

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  7. Turkmenistan unveils bird-shaped airport in Ashgabat

    Turkmenistan has unveiled a gleaming new international airport with a roof…

    Turkmenistan has unveiled a gleaming new international airport with a roof…

    Turkmenistan has unveiled a gleaming new international airport with a roof…

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  8. The Newsroom: Turkmenistan Opens Bird-Shaped Airport

    …The airport in Ashgabat can process more than 1,600 people an hour, Belgian…

    …The airport in Ashgabat can process more than 1,600 people an hour, Belgian minor first to be granted euthanasia, New York Fashion Week embraces the hijab. (P…

    …The airport in Ashgabat can process more than 1,600 people an hour, Belgian minor first to be granted euthanasia, New York Fashion Week embraces the hijab. (Photo: The new airport is five floors and was built at a cost of $2.3 bn. Credit…

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  9. Assignment: Undercover in Turkmenistan

    … dictatorships? The programme visits Turkmenistan to examine claims both from outsiders…

    … dictatorships? The programme visits Turkmenistan to examine claims both from outsiders…

    … dictatorships? The programme visits Turkmenistan to examine claims both from outsiders…

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  10. Is Turkmenistan's anti-smoking campaign a sign of political good health?

    … of the healthiest. Turkmenistan is promoting fitness and wants to become a smoking-free nation…

    … of the healthiest. Turkmenistan is promoting fitness and wants to become a smoking-free nation…

    … of the healthiest. Turkmenistan is promoting fitness and wants to become a smoking-free nation…

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