Jul 27, 2012
Tajikistan seals Afghan border, NATO trucks can pass
Tajikistan has closed all border-crossing points with Afghanistan due to a military operation to capture a former warlord, but NATO trucks carrying supplies to their forces are allowed to pass, a Tajik border official said on Friday.
Two escapees from Dushanbe investigation ward seized
Tajik security services and police have seized two escapees from the Dushanbe investigation ward of the National Security Committee in the Dzhomi district of the southern Khatlon region, a Tajik law enforcer told Itar-Tass. Both men are natives of the Pyandzh district and members of the anti-governmental armed group of former emergency situations ...
20 militants killed on Tajik-Afghan border
First Published: 13:36 IST Last Updated: 13:37 IST At least 20 Islamist militants and one border guard were killed earlier this week in a firefight along the volatile border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan, Tajik officials said on Saturday.