Officials say plans are in motion for a Chinese rocket to bring Turkmenistan's first satellite to Earth orbit in 2014.
The government of energy-rich Turkmenistan has announced that owners of trucks, buses and tractors will lose the right to receive free gasoline supplies as of July.
Authorities in Turkmenistan have pledged that two new political parties will be established "soon" -- a move aimed at bringing an end to the country’s current one-party system.
A new study by a Yale University economist suggests that the language you speak can have an impact on your long-term well-being by affecting how you think about saving money, smoking, exercise, and even obesity.
A new U.S. report predicts that increasing water scarcity and other water-related problems could trigger conflicts between countries and lead to the failure of states in the coming decades.
A high-level delegation of Turkmen officials led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov has arrived in Washington for two days of meetings as part of annual bilateral consultations with the United States.
A human rights website has reported that Turkmenistan's former speaker of parliament, Ovezgeldy Ataev, and his wife have been released from custody.
An annual U.S. government report is adding U.S. ally Turkey as well as Tajikistan to a list of the worst violators of religious rights.
The Turkmen government has accused correspondents of RFE/RL's Turkmen Service of working in the country without proper accreditation.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has met with visiting Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov, telling his Turkmen guest that Ukraine would like to be "fully engaged…to enhance [Turkmen natural] gas exploration and shipment."
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has added Belarus to its list of the "Enemies of the Internet."
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov starts a three-day visit to Ukraine on March 12 for talks that will center on natural gas.