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Stories with place: Turkmenistan
  • Turkmenistan considers extending presidential rule story has photos
    Updated: May-29-15 5:52 am

    ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan - Legislators in the authoritarian Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan are considering scrapping a rule that prevents people older than 70 from being elected president, a change that would allow the incumbent to serve for life.

  • Turkmenistan unveils massive gold-leaf statue of president 
    Updated: May-25-15 5:46 am

    ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan - Turkmenistan has unveiled a grandiose gold-leafed statue of the president carrying a dove and riding atop a horse - a move aimed at burnishing the leader's burgeoning personality cult.