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For many, the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (Tapi) gas pipeline is nothing but a pipe dream.
Its starting point is in Turkmenistan, one of the most isolated and closed-for-business states in the world, before it goes through war-torn Afghanistan and then reaches two countries that are hard to describe as partners – Pakistan and India. 270 more words
Turkmenistan cuts study abroad for boys to expand military conscription
- As conflict in Afghanistan threatens to spill into Turkmenistan, the Turkmen government has ended sponsorship for its male students to study abroad for college in order to broaden the conscription pool. 72 more words
The health-obsessed former Soviet republic Turkmenistan is the country with the world’s lowest proportion of smokers, the World Health Organisation’s director general, Margaret Chan, said during a visit to the isolated nation on Tuesday. 226 more words