loading

News: Turkmenistan

We have started to collect the most important news related to Turkmenistan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Turkmenistan – overview

Turkmenistan: news

Turkmenistan leader unveils giant gold dog statue

Thursday, November 12th 2020, 16:19

The sculpture depicts an Alabay, a Turkmen shepherd dog prized for its "pride and self-confidence".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Coronavirus: Why has Turkmenistan reported no cases?

Tuesday, April 7th 2020, 2:39

While many countries have imposed major restrictions, life continues as normal in Turkmenistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

How the rumour mill 'killed off' Turkmenistan's president

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 16:04

Fake news spread like wildfire this weekend in Turkmenistan - one of the most secretive states in the world.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkmen police stop women drivers

Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 18:04
related places: Ashgabat

Turkmen police are taking away women's driving licences in the capital Ashgabat.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Banned Turkmenistan Airlines leaves thousands stranded

Monday, February 4th 2019, 17:30

Turkmenistan Airlines has been grounded after Europe's air regulator suspended permission for it to fly.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraqi Turkmen woman recalls horrors of IS captivity

Monday, October 16th 2017, 1:52
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An Iraqi Shia Turkmen woman recalls the horrors of her ordeal at the hands of IS militants.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin got a puppy from Turkmenistan for his birthday

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 19:59
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian president, a known dog lover, received a belated birthday gift from Turkmenistan’s leader.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkmen Asian Games mascot gets makeover

Monday, March 27th 2017, 13:45

Turkmenistan relaunches cheerier Asian Games canine mascot.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkmenistan unveils bird-shaped airport in Ashgabat

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 17:00
related places: Ashgabat

A major new international airport shaped like a falcon opens in Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat, despite the country receiving few foreign visitors.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Giant Turkmenistan choir sets record

Monday, November 30th 2015, 20:40

Singing in a giant yurt, a 4,000-strong Turkmenistan choir breaks a world record for the most people singing in the round.
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.