All Blog Posts Tagged 'Turkmenistan' (7)

Turkmenistan Tennis Champ, "Skategirl" from Peru Advance Women’s Influence

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the web site, click here.

By Viola Gienger

A national tennis champion from Turkmenistan crafted a program to expose more girls to her sport. In Karachi, Pakistan, one of the city’s only female sports journalists…


Added by Viola Gienger on October 23, 2013 at 2:25pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... February 15th-22nd, 2012.

  • President Karzai of Afghanistan confronted the Pakistani leadership on Thursday during a visit to Islamabad, accusing Pakistani officials of harbouring the Taliban; he also was quoted as saying there were secret contacts between the US, Afghan governments and the Taliban, and that the…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 22, 2012 at 8:01pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... February 8th-15th, 2012.

  • A criminal court on the island nation of the Maldives issued an arrest warrant for the first democratically-elected President, Mohammed Nasheed, who awaited arrest in his home on Thursday, following last week’s alleged coup attempt. The ousted President…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 15, 2012 at 9:16pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... December 8th-14th, 2011.

  • A US citizen was jailed by authorities in Thailand for translating excerpts of a locally banned biography of the King and posting them online. On Friday, the former PM was being questioned by police in connection with a deadly military crackdown on the “Red Shirt” mass opposition protests that…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 14, 2011 at 8:06pm — No Comments

Part I: Summary of Human Rights Watch- World Report 2010

Human Rights Watch recently released their latest Human Rights Watch Report for 2010.

As I read through the list of countries profiled in the report, I found myself disappointed that Canada, the UK, Australia or any Western European countries had not made…


Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 30, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

New Player in Caspian Sea Power Corridor

Competition – or development – of EU's eastern gas supply routes has intensified this year. Both EU/U.S. backed Nabucco and Russia's South Stream have made deals to guarantee realization of new pipelines until 2015. The EU’s new “southern corridor” - Nabucco as essential part of it - has been dubbed a version of U.S. “Silk Road Strategy” aimed to block Russia from gas fields around Caspian Sea and its connection to Iran. Russia on the other hand wants direct access to EU markets without… Continue

Added by Ari Rusila on October 4, 2009 at 3:30am — No Comments

Nabucco vs. South Stream - EU's big choice

Despite the efforts to save energy a strong scenario for near future is that the quantity of gas needed in EU region will remain same as today if not bigger. sources of gas are widely known the essential question is how the gas is arriving to European markets. Environmental and technical aspects can be handled as well economical ones; the real battlefield is (geo) political and it’s much more effective than energy issue itself.

In today’s Europe the core of energy war is the… Continue

Added by Ari Rusila on May 15, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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