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Travelling to Ashgabat the capital of Turkmenistan, Day 1

A hotel in Ashgabat city

A hotel in Ashgabat city

Web: Our Nomadic Life – We visited Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on a work trip. We hardly had any knowledge about this country (did not know even the name of the capital and where it is located), We managed to get some information via the web but it got us a bit worried as the country seems to be known as the North Korea of Central Asia!!!

This was an extremely rare opportunity for us to visit the country and fortunately our organization could issue us two invitation letters, as it is very difficult to enter Turkmenistan. In all, we stayed 5 nights in Ashgabat.

We flew from Jakarta to Ashgabat via Dubai. Ashgabat airport was really clean and shiny like a 5 star-hotel. But we hardly saw anyone there. Surprisingly, almost 30% of the passengers in our flight were Japanese and they seemed to be traveling on an organized tour. We wondered why they have chosen Turkmenistan for their holiday destination but we did not have a courage to ask them… Read more…

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

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Three-time world champion and a cultural icon, former American boxer Muhammad Ali is arguably the greatest heavyweights in the world of sport.

msn News: Muhammad Ali, widely hailed as the greatest heavyweight boxer in the sport’s history, has died after being hospitalised in Arizona Thursday with a respiratory issue.

Ali, 74, had suffered from Parkinson’s disease since the 1980s.

“After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer died this evening,” family spokesperson Bob Gunnell said in a statement.

Ali’s prowess in the ring and his personality and social activism make him one of the most recognisable sports figures of the last century.

He secured an Olympic gold medal in the 1960 Summer Games and became one of the youngest heavyweight champions of all time, stunning the boxing world with a knockout of Sonny Liston to claim the title in 1964 at 22. …

Muhammad Ali: Life in pictures

Muhammad Ali: Life in pictures

It marked the first of three times Ali would win the heavyweight title. Read more…

How Old is Ashgabat?

Goddess woman in Parthian Empire

Goddess woman in Parthian Empire

Toronto – Dr. Khangeldi Ovnuk:

Introduction: In the earlier indepandend Turkmenistan, in the year 1992-94 at the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan, the country appellation debate over the historical name of the capital of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat (Ashkabad) was taken.

One of the experts of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan, S. G. Aqajani, unlike theorists A well-known Russian scientists. A. Maroshenko and A.Potseluyevsky , in naming Ashkhabad city based on the “- up comes from the presence of the Russians, who since 1881 has started!” Were questioned, with this view, he is the ancient name meaning city “Ashk” to “Eshq /love/”,” which is derived from the ancient era empire “tears /Ashk/” is, fundamentally different !!. Read more…

Some versions of the epics of the book “Dedekorkut”, which it has cared in foreign countries!

Dr. H. Ownuk - Toronto

Dr. H. Ownuk – Toronto

Toronto-Dr. Hangeldi Ownuk: Note: The original version of this article in the Turkmen language on the alphabet Russian Cyrillic script that in those days it was customary in Turkmenistan still Cyrillic alphabets was presented to the conference. And then it had been returned to the languages Turkish Turkey, Latin Turkmen, English, Russian and Persian. This article was published in the research institutes of the world. Including:

1. ГОРКУТ АТА, – 1500,. Макалалар йыгындысы, (Hangeldi OWNUK, “Gorkut ata eposynyñ daşary ỳurtlardaky warianty”), “Магарыф”, A.:-1999 м. (Konfrensiỳa).
2. PDF – 7682 Ovnuk, Hangeldi, Gorkut Ata Destani’nin yabanci ülkelerdeki..
3. PDF:Gorkut ata Konferensi” Aşgabat-1999 ý.,
4. SahypaOVNUK, Hangeldi, “Gorkut Ata” Eposınıŋ Daşarı Yurtlardakı Variantı…
5. T. C. Başkanlık Atatürk Kültür, Dil v Tarıh Yüksek Kurumu: – “ATATÜRK KÜKLTÜR MERKEZI», ve “II item file”,
6. Türkçe metni “Gorkut ata destani’nin yabanci ulkelerdeki varyantlary…”
Ayry Kayanaklar:
1. Dogu Kitabevi
2. Sanat Kitabevi
Dedekorkut ata

Dedekorkut ata

Text: According to legend, one of the historians of the sixteenth century that says: “- in the period close to the time of Prophet Muhammad, between the tribes of Oguzs character as the “Dedekorkut” has emerged. He has written a book that the book’s language Oguz tribes “Dedekorkut” known.”[1]

The epics of “Gorkutata (Dedekorkut)” which as is dates back to near the period of the Prophet Muhammad, many periods through the centuries at the heart of the mysterious and created in multiple events, of heroism and bravery, of adjectives human and moral message was known. This epic mainly from the 14th century to the 16th century has been written to consideration of the world. This epical written works over time, many researchers carefully and historians and has attracted. Read more…

Welcome, to the largest search engine, on the Turkish system!

Toronto – Hojanepes News: Administrator’s webs name on the largest search engine “About whom (Kim Hakkinta)? …” Individuals in Turkish, with the inclusion of web publications “Diwan-i Jahansha Haghighi” about biography, as well as its inclusion in “Idel bin web Search”. …

Kim Hakkinda

Welcome, to the largest search engine, on the Turkish system!

The Internet web searcher wall about “Dr. Hangeli Ownuk” in the Turkish

The Turkish internet resources Information "NeOlaKi.net" searching systems on the name of "Dr. Hangeldi Ownuk".

The Turkish internet resources Information “NeOlaKi.net” searching systems on the name of “Dr. Hangeldi Ownuk”.

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Justin Trudeau and Liberal Party Prevail With Stunning Rout in Canada

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Justin Trudeau of the Liberal Party and his wife before giving his victory speech in Montreal.

The New York Times: OTTAWA — The nine-year reign of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservative Party came to a sudden and stunning end on Monday night at the hands of Justin Trudeau, the young leader of the Liberal Party.

Starting with a sweep of the Atlantic provinces, the Liberals capitalized on what many Canadians saw as Mr. Harper’s heavy-handed style, and the party went on to capture 184 of the 338 seats in the next House of Commons. The unexpected rout occurred 47 years after Mr. Trudeau’s father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, first swept to power.

Justin Trudeau, who will be 44 on Christmas Day, will become Canada’s second-youngest prime minister and the first to follow a parent into office. Read more…

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