Gulf Times - Turkmenistan
Ambassadors appointed in Costa Rica, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Argentine

Ambassadors appointed in Costa Rica, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Argentine

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued on Sunday Amiri Decision No 33 of 2019 appointing Khamis Rashid Mahdi al-Kaabi as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Costa Rica.

Turkmenistan starts work on nameless 'new city'

Turkmenistan starts work on nameless 'new city'

Ex-Soviet Turkmenistan's strongman leader broke ground on a new and presently nameless city close to the capital Ashgabat Wednesday.

Afghanistan begins construction on major regional gas pipeline

Afghanistan begins construction on major regional gas pipeline

President Ashraf Ghani on Friday inaugurated construction on the Afghan section of a major regional gas pipeline.

Turkmenistan opens first rail link with Afghanistan

Turkmenistan opens first rail link with Afghanistan

Asian neighbours Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday opened the first section of a $2 billion link connecting their two countries by rail for the first time and set to extend to Tajikistan.

Flight carrying Bangladesh PM makes emergency landing

Flight carrying Bangladesh PM makes emergency landing

An international flight carrying Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Hungary made an emergency landing in Turkmenistan after technical problems, officials said on Sunday.

Kabul locked down as thousands protest against power line

Kabul locked down as thousands protest against power line

Thousands of demonstrators from Afghanistan's Hazara minority marched through Kabul on Monday to protest against the planned route of a multimillion dollar power transmission line.