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Turkmenistan amends national anthem glorifying ex-leader

Monday, December 8th 2008, 19:06

The government of Turkmenistan is amending the national anthem to remove repeated references to late President Saparmurat Niyazov.
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Turkmenistan takes reformist step

Friday, September 26th 2008, 15:11

Turkmenistan approves a new constitution that supporters say will promote multi-party politics and the market economy.
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Sunday, September 14th 2008, 12:07
related places: Ashgabat

Turkmenistan says gun battles in the capital involved drug traffickers and not Islamic militants, as some reports claim.
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Turkmen capital to lose landmark

Saturday, May 3rd 2008, 22:51
related places: Ashgabat

The president of Turkmenistan orders the removal of a giant statue of his predecessor from central Ashgabat.
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EU secures Turkmen gas deal

Monday, April 14th 2008, 16:18
related countries: Russia Russia

EU officials say Turkmenistan has promised to provide natural gas, as an alternative to Russian supplies.
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Turkmenistan warns Iran on gas

Sunday, January 13th 2008, 23:09
related countries: Iran Iran

Turkmenistan insists it cut gas to Iran 12 days ago because of a technical fault with the export pipeline and late payments.
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Turkmenistan gas price rises 50%

Wednesday, November 28th 2007, 2:04
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russia agrees to pay up to 50% more for Turkmenistan's gas, raising fears of price rises in Ukraine.
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Russia clinches gas pipeline deal

Saturday, May 12th 2007, 10:29
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia and Turkmenistan are to build a new gas pipeline around the Caspian Sea, in a setback for EU hopes.
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Putin starts C Asia energy tour

Wednesday, May 9th 2007, 23:47
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, Russia Russia

Russia's President Putin begins a trip to Central Asia's main energy exporters - Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
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Turkmen leader restores pensions

Monday, March 19th 2007, 14:12

Pensions have been restored to 100,000 elderly citizens in Turkmenistan - reversing a year old decision.
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