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  • Kanye West in human-rights spotlight after private Kazakhstan gig

    Kanye West in human-rights spotlight after private Kazakhstan gig
    Kanye West headlined a very intimate gig Saturday night: playing the wedding singer at a reception for the grandson of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
  • Turkmenistan gets a second political party

     
    Turkmenistan has launched its second political party, ending the official monopoly of its Democratic Party of Turkmenistan. State media heralded the step as a “historic event” for the country. But critics and outside analysts were dubious...

    Shamarr Allen Returns from Tour as U.S. Cultural Ambassador

    Shamarr Allen Returns from Tour as U.S. Cultural Ambassador
    After touring Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, trumpeter Shamarr Allen says he's happy to be home, where he doesn't have to pay $3 for a packet of ketchup!  Shamarr is the U.S. Cultural Ambassador who travels the world spreading the sounds of New Orleans. He...

    Jennifer Lopez apologizes for serenade of Turkmenistan president

    Jennifer Lopez on Sunday was apologizing for singing "Happy Birthday to You" to the president of Turkmenistan at a concert Saturday night in that country. Seems the concert was put together on behalf of China National Petroleum Corp. for the...

    Seven facts for Turkmenistan's 'Week of Health and Happiness'

     
    Turkmenistan, one of the most repressive countries in the world, is marking the “Week of Health and Happiness” with a march up a five-mile concrete staircase and plays such as “The Era of Power is Illuminated by Happiness,” the...