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Hello and welcome from Ashgabat.
The Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games are in full swing in the Turkmen capital Ashgabat.
The arrival of the official flame has kicked off the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat.
Ashgabat is in the spotlight.
Ashgabat, the Turkmenistan capital, awaits the guests of the Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, also known as AIMAG.
This Turkmen form of belt wrestling is becoming more and more popular - not just among men, but also women.
Turkmen made use of brutal summer weather conditions to cook their "ichlekli" in hot sand and embers
Ashgabat’s Carpet Museum boasts more than 2.
Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat is gearing up to host one of the main sporting events in the region – the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
The Akhal-Teke is one of the most beautiful and oldest equine breeds in the world.
President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov of Turkmenistan has won a third term in office, with a largely expected landslide in Sunday’s election.
How can we persuade people to replace cars with bicycles and electric cars, and to use public transport more often?
The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday officially opened a new railroad that will link the oil-rich former Soviet republic with Afghanistan.
Transport systems are one of the major pollution sources. They are responsible for the emissions of one quarter of world greenhouse gases. What
Turkish disaster agency AFAD says over 3,600 Turkmens and Arabs have fled across the border from Syria in the four days leading up to February 2
The buttons have been pushed, and the welders’ blowtorches are firing up. A historic ceremony in Turkmenistan was the start of what’s due to become
Members of the International Organisation of Turkic culture, Turksoy, gathered in Mary, Turkmenistan. The event was marked by demonstrations of
Turkmenistan's massive sports infrastructure investment is a reflection of its long-term national and Asian sporting ambitions.