Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan's longtime leader to win election by landslide

The longtime leader of the authoritarian Central Asian republic of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, has won more than 97 per cent of the votes counted so far in the presidential election, state media reported Monday.

Little mystery in Turkmenistan president vote; 97 per cent turnout

The Central Asian republic of Turkmenistan, an authoritarian former Soviet state, recorded a voter turnout of 97.27 per cent for its presidential election on Sunday, state media reported.

Turkmenistan holds election after strengthening president's power

The Central Asian republic of Turkmenistan, an authoritarian former Soviet state, is holding a presidential election on Sunday that longtime incumbent Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov is almost certain to win.

Flight carrying Bangladesh premier 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.

Turkmenistan to permit checks of prison conditions

The authoritarian government of Turkmenistan has said it will allow foreign diplomats to examine its prisons after criticism from human rights organizations.

President Grabar-Kitarovic on working visit to Turkmenistan

The two heads of state discussed their countries' good bilateral relations and the importance of deepening their cooperation in all areas of common interest, notably the economic sector.

Croatian president to visit Turkmenistan

The two presidents will hold talks on bilateral relations with an emphasis on the economic cooperation.
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