The trade at the China-Kazakhstan Horgos International Border Cooperation Center enters a busy season since the beginning of the summer tourism peak. (Xinhua/Li Mengjiao)
After a seven-year hiatus, perhaps the most famous human rights organization in the world Human Rights Watch (HRW) is returning to Uzbekistan. The most famous, and perhaps the most scandalous. The activities of the organization, which at first glance were designed to protect the rights of people around the world, are increasingly being criticized today. Someone condemns the organization for prejudice against one country for the sake of others, some even point out its subversive nature destabilizing the situation in different societies.
Turkmenistan attaches special importance to the development and adoption of the convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan Dovlet Khabarlary state news agency quoted President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov as saying.
ZHARKENT, Kazakhstan -- A court in Kazakhstan has convicted ethnic Kazakh Chinese citizen Sairagul Sauytbay of illegal border crossing, but ordered her release and said she will not be deported to China, where she feared she would face "the most extreme" punishment.
The FINANCIAL -- EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti is visiting Uzbekistan from 31 July to 1 August 2018 to meet with the country’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev as well as with Deputy Prime Ministers Sukhrob Kholmuradov, Alisher Sultanov and Jamshid Kuchkarov.
With Iran and Afghanistan as neighbors, Turkmenistan is often overlooked due to its proximity to geopolitical hotspots. Recent measures by its government to restrict emigration may seem peculiar without greater context on the challenges facing the country. Economic mismanagement and issues in securing the country’s border against the Taliban and the Islamic State (ISIS) and affiliated groups are just some of the signs that without a change in approach, there is a risk of a destabilization in the country. With endemic corruption, systemic flaws, and a totalitarian leader, the impact of larger failings in Turkmenistan could have potentially significant geopolitical repercussions.
The accession of Kazkommertsbank JSC to Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan JSC has been completed, the joint Halyk Bank said in a statement. The certificate of ownership and merger as of July 27, 2018 was signed on July 28, the message of the bank says.
Turkmenistan, Romania to discuss with Azerbaijan creation of Caspian Sea-Black Sea transport corridor
Turkmenistan and Romania have agreed to intensify political and diplomatic efforts to sign in the future a political declaration on the creation of the Caspian Sea-Black Sea transport and transit corridor, Turkmengas state concern informed on July 29.
The cold war between two Central Asian rivals over water appears to have ended, potentially opening the region to international investment and increased integration. Earlier this month, Uzbekistan dropped its opposition to the Rogun Dam, a Tajik hydroelectric power plant which had been a potential powder-keg in the region.
Abu Dhabi: Turkmenistan Airlines resumed biweekly flights between Ashgabat International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport, connecting the two nation’s capitals with flights operating every Friday and Sunday.