On a train ride across Turkmenistan, two women share a sleeping car and concerns.
The Emir of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, accompanied by Prince Philip, inspects a guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony at Windsor Castle, England. The Sheikh is on a two-day state visit to Britain, the first since 1985, which is seen as important in strengthening already strongly established business links with one of the Gulf States most financially powerful nations.
Turkmenistan has prevented dozens of students from travelling abroad to study at a US-sponsored university, and has harassed some that have come home.
The energy giant agreed Tuesday to pay 'European prices' for Central Asian gas, where it has long enjoyed below-market rates.