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  1. Tajikistan Places Puff Supplement in America's Largest PaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | EurasiaNet

    Any writer who deploys the word "stable" to describe Tajikistan without half a dozen caveats has either never heard of the place or is being paid to produce puff. Or both.

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  2. WB to grant $13.5 million to TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Today.Az

    Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank approved a grant of $13.5 million to finance the "Project on development of municipal services fund in Tajikistan", aimed at improving the delivery of basic municipal services to the public, Avesta reported. The project relies on previous investments and reforms in the utilities sector, conducted and funded by World Bank, which was beneficial for more than one million Dushanbe residents and other cities, according to WB's office in Tajikistan.

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  3. 12:24 Dushanbe hosts meeting of Kazakh-Tajik commission for trade and economic cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | AkiPress

    The 12th meeting of the Kazakh-Tajik intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation kicked off in Dushanbe on Thursday. The Kazakh Embassy in Tajikistan told earlier the parties plan to discuss further strengthening of the trade-economic and scientific-technical cooperation.

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  4. 12:18 Tajikistan alarmed by IS activity at its border with AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan is alarmed by the activity of Islamic State's armed groups close to its border with Afghanistan, a spokesman for the republic's State Committee for National Security told TASS on Wednesday in comments on the border situation. "Over the recent time, we have been witnessing movements of armed groups in the [northern] Afghan provinces of Tahar and Kunduz about 60-80 kilometers from the zone of responsibility of our Pyandzh border guard detachment," the officer said.

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  5. 12:12 Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan think over bilateral cooperation in fight against drug traffickingRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | AkiPress

    Representatives of the Main Department to Combat Drug Trafficking under the Interior Ministry of Kyrgyzstan met with their Tajik counterparts earlier this week in Dushanbe...

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  6. China Nonferrous Gold UK Regulatory Announcement: Issue of EquityRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Business Wire

    ... ordinary shares in issue. The Pakrut gold project, of which CNG has 100 per cent ownership, is situated in Tajikistan approximately 120km northeast of the capital city Dushanbe. Pakrut is located within the Tien Shan gold belt, which extends from ...

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  7. Day of Sun to Be Commemorated in TajikistanRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Korean News

    A Tajik preparatory committee for celebrating the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung was inaugurated in Dushanbe on March 12. The preparatory committee decided to hold diverse political and cultural events to praise the revolutionary career and exploits of the President on the occasion of the Day of the Sun.

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  8. 09:14 World Bank to allocate $13.5 mln for communal services development in TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | AkiPress

    On March 17, the World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors approved a grant of US$13.50 million to finance the Tajikistan Communal Services Development Fund Project aimed at improved delivery of basic municipal services for the population, the Bank said in a press release. The project builds on previous World Bank financed investments and reforms in municipal sector, which have already benefited over one million residents of Dushanbe and secondary towns.

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  9. in the Footsteps of Babur at Zankel Hall to Feature Musicians from...Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Friday, April 24 at 8:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall, acclaimed musicians from Afghanistan, India, and Tajikistan join together for In the Footsteps of Babur, a program celebrating the exuberant vitality of the Mughal court in the 16th century. Featured artists on the program-presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Robert Browning Associates-include Homayun Sakhi , Rahul Sharma , Salar Nader , Sirojiddin Juraev , and Mukhtor Muborakqadamov .

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  10. Qatari shares plummet across the boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | AME Info

    ... share, finishing 9.62 per cent higher at QAR49. Earlier in the day, the minister of finance in the Republic of Tajikistan HE Abdusalam Qurbanov today visited the Qatar Stock Exchange and held a meeting with the CEO, Rashid Bin Ali Al Mansoori, ...

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  11. Popular Tajik TV Host Sentenced To Prison For FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    A court in Tajikistan has sentenced a popular television anchor, Muattara Juraeva, to six years in prison after convicting her of fraud. During a trial that attracted close attention in the poor Central Asian nation, prosecutors accused Juraeva of using her popularity as a lever to borrow "significant amounts" of money from several people and failing to pay her debts.

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  12. World Bank Continues Investing in Better Public Services for Tajikistan's PopulationRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved a grant of US$13.50 million to finance the Tajikistan Communal Services Development Fund Project aimed at improved delivery of basic municipal services for the population. The project builds on previous World Bank financed investments and reforms in municipal sector, which have already benefited over one million residents of Dushanbe and secondary towns.

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  13. Cafe Rokhat On Sheepshead Bay Road Changes Name To Cafe DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Sheepshead Bites

    ... launch the Sheepshead Bay Road location . Dushanbe, for those interested in a little learnin', is the capital of Tajikistan. It also means "Monday" in the Tajik language, because the city grew from the site of a Monday market. Here's a timelapse of ...

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  14. The Black Flag South Of The Amu-DaryaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    ... Konduz Governor Mohammad Omar Safi saying IS militants are in his northeastern province, along the border with Tajikistan and not far from the border with Uzbekistan. Turkmenistan has been fortifying its border with Afghanistan for several months. ...

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  15. Dushanbe to host Csto FM meetingRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    A session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will take place here on April 1-2, Tajikistan's Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday. According to the ministry, foreign ministers of the CSTO members will mull a statement on marking the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, and prepare other documents.

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  16. 12:14 Dushanbe to host meeting of CSTO Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | AkiPress

    The meeting of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will be held in Dushanbe on April 1-2, 2015, the Tajik Foreign Ministry announced. As Dushanbe chairs the organization in 2015, the meeting of the Council will be chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirodzhiddin Aslov.

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  17. Tajikistan's Strongman Appoints Son to Head Corruption FightRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    Tajikistan's president often enthuses about leaving behind a country better than the one he took over 23 years ago. But the impoverished Central Asian nation fares poorly in many studies - from transparency and doing business to health and education - often because of the corruption that plagues the country's weak institutions.

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  18. CSTO Says Troops 'Could Be In Tajikistan In Three Days'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    ... emanating from the Afghan side of the border. Bordyuzha said Russia is not looking to create a "second front in Tajikistan, but [Russia] would never permit the security of a CSTO member to be in doubt." Bordyuzha is one of several Russian officials ...

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  19. Tajik Prostitutes Seek Protection In The HijabRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    ... some measure of security. Prostitution is a misdemeanor offense punishable by only a small fine (up to $150) in Tajikistan, but police can be a hassle. A high-ranking Interior Ministry official, who spoke to RFE/RL's Tajik Service on condition of ...

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  20. Tajikistan struggles with currency slump amid Russia crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Ex-Soviet Tajikistan on Friday scrambled to stave off panic over its tumbling currency as shockwaves from Russia's financial crisis continued to reverberate around the region. The impoverished Central Asian state's national bank announced tough controls on dollar sales in a bid to shore up its battered national currency the somoni.

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