Latest Caspian Sea News

Central Asian leaders worried by turmoil in Afghanistan

Aug. 06, 2021 13:03 PM EDT

TURKMENBASHI, Turkmenistan (AP) — Leaders from five ex-Soviet Central Asian nations on Friday voiced concern about instability possibly spilling out of Afghanistan and discussed their response to potential security threats, while Russian heavy bombers carried out practice strikes in joint...

Blast rocks Caspian Sea area near Azerbaijani gas field

Jul. 05, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A strong explosion shook the Caspian Sea area where Azerbaijan has extensive offshore oil and gas fields. A column of fire rose from the area, but the state oil company said none of its platforms were damaged. The state oil company SOCAR said the blaze...