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Iranian president expected to visit Tajikistan and Kazakhstan

Rouhani is expected visit Tajikistan to hold talks with senior Tajik officials and take part in the upcoming summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization which will take place in the Tajik capital city of Dushanbe on September 12-13, the country's Mehr news agency reported on July 22. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is a Eurasian ... (more)

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14:49 EBRD supports regulatory framework for mobile financial services in Tajikistan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is supporting the central bank of Tajikistan in creating a regulatory framework for mobile financial services in Tajikistan, which was launched as a pilot project today in Dushanbe.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Tajik Air Chief Fired After Complaining About State Bias

The chief of the Tajik Air State Aviation Company has been fired just hours after he complained to journalists about government bias.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AkiPress

09:08 Tajikistan's craftsmen depart for Kyrgyzstan for event cycle within EU-funded project

Eight craftsmen of Tajikistan have left for Bishkek to take part in a series of initiatives organized in the framework of the project "Handicraft and Business through Regional Integration and Fair Trade Market", funded by the European Union and co-funded and implemented by the Italian NGO Cesvi.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan to agree on route of regional railway

The final decision on the route of the Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Turkmenistan regional railway will be made after signing a trilateral agreement in late July in Dushanbe, Tajik media reported on July 18 citing Tajikistan's Minister of Transport Khairullo Asoev.

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Transitions Online

Tajikistan's New Roots Music

What do you get when you combine the doira , tablak , and gijak traditional instruments in Tajikistan with the improvisation of jazz? That's the question the band Avesto has been asking, and answering, for years, synthesizing contemporary jazz with traditional Tajik music to tell stories about their country.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Detained Tajik Researcher Sees Mother, Lawyers

A lawyer for detained Tajik researcher Aleksandr Sodikov says his client has been allowed to see his mother for the first time since his arrest last month.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Global Voices Online

This Russian Journalist Fears "Spy Scares" may Migrate North from Tajikistan

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Transitions Online

Tajikistan's New Roots Music

What do you get when you combine the doira , tablak , and gijak traditional instruments in Tajikistan with the improvisation of jazz? That's the question the band Avesto has been asking, and answering, for years, synthesizing contemporary jazz with traditional Tajik music to tell stories about their country.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

AkiPress

10:03 Supreme Court of Tajikistan convicts 17 people on charges of extremism

Abdulloyev added that the country's courts brought 346 Tajik citizens to administrative liability for violation of the law on traditions, celebrations and ceremonies for the six months of the year.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

AkiPress

15:45 U.S. dollar exchange rate stable in Tajikistan

The U.S. dollar rate in currency exchange offices of Tajikistan remained stable this week, and averaged 5.015-5.039 somoni, the press service of the National Bank reported.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Tajiks Labour Migrants Confused About Status

Hundreds of thousands of Tajiks travel to Russia to work every year, and some get deported for not going through the proper immigration, residence and employment procedures.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

EurasiaNet

Death Reported in New Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Border Skirmishes

An exchange of fire between troops on a disputed section of the Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border reportedly left at least one dead and several injured on July 10. Tensions have risen sharply again in this volatile part of the Fergana Valley after negotiations over a controversial road construction project fell apart earlier this week.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

EurasiaNet

Tajikistan's Prostitution Crackdown Worries Activists

A sex worker waits for a drug delivery in the courtyard of her Dushanbe home. More than 500 sex workers in Tajikistan have been detained within the first few days of a new initiative against "immoral crimes."

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Tehran Times

Rouhani to visit Tajikistan in September

TEHRAN Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to visit Tajikistan in September, the Asia-Plus news agency reported on Sunday.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Global Voices Online

"How I Almost Became a Spy": This Tajik Editor-in-Chief...

The scandalous arrest of Tajik academic Alexander Sodiqov on charges of espionage has already captured the attention of media around the world.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

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16:27 Tajikistan, China discuss major investment projects

Prime Minister of Tajikistan Kohir Rasulzoda met with China International Trade Representative Zhong Shan on July 3 in Dushanbe to discuss joint economic projects, the government's press service reports.

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16:23 Dushanbe workshop promotes regional approach to transnational challenges in Central Asia

A week-long workshop on enhancing border security and countering illicit trafficking for representatives of national border and drug control agencies of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and staff of the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, ended today at the OSCE Border Management Staff College in Dushanbe.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

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Tajikistan, China discuss cooperation issues

Implementation of joint economic projects was discussed at the meeting of the Tajik Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda with the Chinese representative of international trade negotiations Zhong Shan in Dushanbe, Avesta.Tj reported citing Tajik president's press office.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Transitions Online

From Small Things

Visiting Olim Kamalov and Sarvinoz Khojaeva is a bit like stepping into medieval Tajikistan.

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