John Oliver Bakes Cake For Turkmenistan President, Upsets Guinness

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John Oliver, the US television host who is known for his wicked sense of humour and witty jokes, would have never thought that a funny episode meant to address Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's obsession will attract strong backlash ...

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John Oliver bakes 'massive cake' for Turkmenistan President, upsets Guinness

3 months ago by ANI News

New York [US], Aug 13 (ANI): John Oliver, the US television host who is known for his wicked sense of humour and witty jokes, would have never thought that a funny episode meant to address Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's ...

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John Oliver bakes 'massive cake' for Turkmenistan President, upsets Guinness
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Russia, Iran, others debate how to split Caspian oil riches

3 months ago by Washington Post

TURKMENBASHI, Turkmenistan — Five countries bordering the energy-rich Caspian Sea met Monday at an economic forum hosted by Turkmenistan in a bid to agree on how to divide the region's oil wealth. Last year, the leaders of Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, ...

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Russia, Iran, others debate how to split Caspian oil riches
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After Weeks Of Death Rumors, Turkmen President Opens Conference

3 months ago by Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty

ASHGABAT -- Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has given the opening speech at the Caspian Economic Forum in Turkmenistan -- his first public appearance since July 5 amid rumors that he had died or had slipped into a coma during ...

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After Weeks Of Death Rumors, Turkmen President Opens Conference
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Turkmenistan President Berdymukhamedov reappears after death rumours

3 months ago by BBC News

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has reappeared after widespread rumours of his death. On Monday Mr Berdymukhamedov opened economic forum attended by regional leaders in a Caspian Sea resort town. It is his first verifiable ...

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Turkmenistan President Berdymukhamedov reappears after death rumours
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First Caspian Economic Forum convenes in Turkmenistan, leaders discuss energy, cooperation

3 months ago by Daily Sabah

Five countries bordering the energy-rich Caspian Sea met Monday at an economic forum hosted by Turkmenistan in a bid to agree on how to divide the region's oil wealth. The First Caspian Economic Forum convened Sunday in Turkmenistan's resort town of ...

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First Caspian Economic Forum convenes in Turkmenistan, leaders discuss energy, cooperation
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John Oliver on Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's strange obsessions

3 months ago by Last Night On

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver profiled Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the dangerous and strange leader of Turkmenistan. Part of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver's appeal is the show's unpredictability. Fans are never sure exactly what John Oliver ...

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John Oliver on Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's strange obsessions
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John Oliver's Turkmenistan segment takes a turn with a very massive cake

3 months ago by EW.com

John Oliver's Last Week Tonight segment on Turkmenistan's president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took an unexpected turn on Sunday night. The HBO show host started with a discussion about how Berdimuhamedov might be dead and he ended with ...

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John Oliver's Turkmenistan segment takes a turn with a very massive cake
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John Oliver and Trevor Noah think you should know about Turkmenistan's 'compellingly odd' dictator, Gurbanguly ...

3 months ago by The Week Magazine (blog)

Turkmenistan is "one of my favorite countries to talk about," Trevor Noah said on Thursday night's Daily Show, and he might have been serious. "You may not know this, but for the last 12 years, Turkmenistan has been ruled by this man, Gurbanguly ...

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John Oliver and Trevor Noah think you should know about Turkmenistan's 'compellingly odd' dictator, Gurbanguly ...
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Trevor Noah, John Oliver Make Hay With Turkmen Leader's Disappearance

3 months ago by Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty

This all culminated in state TV broadcasting an August 4 highlights package showing a 35-minute montage of clips of what Turkmenistan's all-singing, all-dancing president had been doing on his "holidays," including riding a bicycle, firing an automatic ...

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Trevor Noah, John Oliver Make Hay With Turkmen Leader's Disappearance
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John Oliver Bakes a Very, Very Large Cake to Annoy Turkmenistan and Guinness World Records

3 months ago by TIME

John Oliver didn't report the news on Sunday night's episode of Last Week Tonight. Instead, he baked a cake. It all started with Turkmenistan's president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who may be missing or perhaps even dead. As Oliver noted ...

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John Oliver Bakes a Very, Very Large Cake to Annoy Turkmenistan and Guinness World Records
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John Oliver's deep dive into the president of Turkmenistan gets very weird, very fast

3 months ago by Mashable

When the president of Turkmenistan isn't busy driving around a flaming crater to prove he isn't dead, he also enjoys writing poems about his favourite breed of horse and setting a large number of odd Guinness World Records. John Oliver laid it all out during ...

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John Oliver's deep dive into the president of Turkmenistan gets very weird, very fast
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John Oliver Taunts the Horse-Loving, Human Rights–Violating President of Turkmenistan With a Giant Cake

3 months ago by Slate Magazine

Last Week Tonight has made some strange enemies over the years—the coal baron who sued over the giant squirrel comes to mind—and after this week, it seems safe to add both Turkmenistan's government and Guinness World Records to that list. The main ...

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John Oliver Taunts the Horse-Loving, Human Rights–Violating President of Turkmenistan With a Giant Cake