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Stories with place: Turkmenistan
  • Turkmenistan and Afghanistan to lay new pipeline 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 6:44 am

    ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan - Turkmenistan and Afghanistan have agreed to jointly launch the construction of a multi-billion dollar pipeline that will pump natural gas from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, Turkmen state media reported Tuesday.

  • Kerry makes rare visit to rich, odd Turkmenistan 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 1:02 pm

    ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan - Turkmenistan's rituals range from the bizarre to the brutal. The Central Asian nation has more marble buildings than anywhere and recently erected a seven-story, golden statue of its president on horseback, while human rights groups say it employs electric shocks, rape and forced intake of psychotropic drugs as torture techniques.