“This is a repressive, totalitarian regime that doesn’t care about what the United Nations or the rest of the world may think of it.”
The country has one of the worst human rights records of anywhere in the world and has claimed, totally improbably, not to have recorded a single case of the coronavirus this year.
The 62-year-old proved he's alive by racing a rally car around a flaming crater in the desert.
Is he making it dance around on the floor or something?
‘The Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games’ are usually a celebration of Asia's relationship with martial arts. However, its 2017 edition has taken a sinister turn.
Documents show that the world's fifth-largest cotton exporter is forcing students to sign contracts "volunteering" to work during the harvest season or face expulsion.
The gas crater has been ablaze for over 40 years.
Mounted on a column of white marble that towers nearly 70 feet above Turkmenistan’s capital, the extravagant statue portrays the president and his horse White Khan.
More than 200 regime loyalists are holed up in a hospital complex encircled by rebel fighters in the northwestern city of Jisr al-Shughour.
The press freedom advocacy group created duplicates of the banned sites, which have been suppressed by the governments of 11 countries.
The international disputes around the Caspian resemble a game of King of the Hill, played on a water slide covered in oil, in the dark.
I Traveled to the Infernal Pit in the Middle of Turkmenistan That's Been Burning for 40 Years