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Japan Times
May 18, 2023
Xi summit to deepen Central Asian ties in split-screen with G7
The summit unfolds in a split screen with G7 leaders effort in Japan this week to hammer out a unified response to Chinese 'economic coercion.”
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 16, 2022
Japan and five Central Asian nations vow to closely communicate over Ukraine
During online talks with officials from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi condemned Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
Japan Times
Jan 10, 2019
Defensively woeful Japan unconvincing in tight win over Turkmenistan
From the moment Japan and Turkmenistan stepped onto the Al Nahyan Stadium pitch wearing their respective first uniforms of blue and green, fans watching on TV and online complained of a color clash making for difficult viewing.
Japan Times
Jan 9, 2019
Yuya Osako scores twice as Japan rallies past Turkmenistan in Asian Cup opener
Yuya Osako scored a second-half brace before Ritsu Doan added a third as Japan battled from behind for a 3-2 win over Turkmenistan in Group F in its opening match of the AFC Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
Japan Times
Jan 15, 2017
Life under Trump: What will happen next?
What happens now?
Japan Times
Sep 18, 2016
Turkmenistan opens $2.3 billion bird-shaped international air terminal
Turkmenistan opened a $2.3 billion air terminal at Ashgabat International Airport on Saturday as part of its bid to become an international transport hub and offset a plunge in traditional revenues from gas exports.
Sep 14, 2016
Turkmenistan removes legal barrier to leader's indefinite rule
Turkmenistan amended its constitution on Wednesday in a way that will allow President Kerbanguly Berdymukhamedov to stay in power indefinitely, following in the footsteps of his predecessor, who ruled the gas-rich Central Asian nation until his death.
Japan Times
Nov 2, 2015
During visit, Kerry raises human rights issue with autocratic central Asian states
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday met Uzbekistan's autocratic ruler and officials from other Central Asian states accused of being among the world's worst human rights offenders.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 30, 2015
Abe treads in China's footprints in Central Asia, picks up human rights baggage
Prime Minster Shinzo Abe's trip to Mongolia and Central Asia — in which he became the first Japanese leader ever to visit Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan — looks to bring in a raft of investment deals for Tokyo. But the whirlwind tour likely had other motivations, too, and raises questions...
Aug 24, 2013
Six new embassies eyed as Beijing's influence spreads
The Foreign Ministry looks to set up six new embassies in the Caribbean, Asia and Africa to counter China's growing global influence.


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