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  1. 16:18 Tajik-Chinese security cooperation discussed in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | AkiPress

    Expansion of security cooperation was discussed during the meeting of Minister of Internal Affairs of Tajikistan Ramadan Rakhimzoda with a delegation of the Ministry of Public Security of China headed by the chief of the Anti-terrorism department on December 10, the press center of Interior Ministry reported.

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  2. 15:54 Farmers should operate in market without intermediates - " Tajik Chamber of Commerce headRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan needs to establish the delivery mechanism of agricultural products directly to consumers without intermediaries, the Chamber of Commerce Chairman Sharif Said said at a meeting with Oxfam British organization in Dushanbe on Wednesday. "In Tajikistan, it is necessary to develop the market of fruits and vegetables by providing villagers with quality seeds, agricultural equipment, and machinery for the production of packing products," he said.

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  3. 12:41 EDB to invest $5 million in development of Tajikistan's agriculture sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | AkiPress

    ... Also, the project is expected to have a significant impact on the achievement of sustainable economic growth in Tajikistan. "The project contributes to solve the problem of food security in the country and will significantly increase the production ...

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  4. 10:26 Further ways of reforming agricultural sector of Tajikistan to be discussed in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | AkiPress

    Extended working session on the implementation of agrarian reform in Tajikistan will be held in Dushanbe on Thursday, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture said.

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  5. Bleak Climate Report Bad News for Central Asia and Its DamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Transitions Online

    ... of unpleasant consequences, from decreased crop yields to contentious water shortages. The Nurek reservoir in Tajikistan was created by the erection of a dam on the Vakhsh River in the Soviet era. Similarly ambitious projects for the region are ...

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  6. Tajik Man Accused Of Recruiting Militants For Syria Released With FineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    A Tajik man accused of being a member of a gang that recruited young men to fight in Syria was released on December 10 after being ordered to pay a fine, RFE/RL's Tajik Service, Radio Ozodi, reports . The man, Davlat Cholov, is the brother of Qurbon Cholov, a former influential field commander in the Popular Front of Tajikistan, a paramilitary group that supported the government during the five-year civil war.

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  7. World Bank Country Manager Visits Agriculture Project Site in Khatlon ProvinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan Patricia Veevers-Carter and the Government of Tajikistan project team visited the Khatlon Province earlier this week to meet with beneficiaries and partners of the Second Tajikistan Public Employment for Sustainable Agriculture and Water Resources Management Project financed by the World Bank . The project aims to benefit over 770,000 people in twelve districts of Khatlon Oblast through temporary public employment opportunities and rehabilitation of important irrigation and drainage infrastructure.

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  8. 16:52 Prospects of Tajik-Hungarian cooperation discussed in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | AkiPress

    Prospects of cooperation were discussed during the meeting of Minister of Foreign Affairs Sirozhiddin Aslov with Hungarian Ambassador to Tajikistan Imre Laslotski today, according to the Foreign Ministry press service. "The sides discussed topical issues of Tajik-Hungarian cooperation in economy, trade, education, and other areas of mutual interest," the statement said.

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  9. 16:02 Prospects of cooperation between Tajikistan and Saudi Arabia discussed in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | AkiPress

    Cooperation prospects were discussed at the meeting of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirozhiddin Aslov with Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Bandar Jameel Mahmoud on Tuesday, according to the Foreign Ministry press service. "The sides discussed a number of topical issues of development and expansion of bilateral and multilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and Saudi Arabia," the statement said.

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  10. 15:15 Over $11 million used for railway connecting Tajikistan with southern region constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | AkiPress

    ... the beginning of 2014 in the construction of the Vahdat-Yavan railway section, which will connect the capital of Tajikistan with the southern region of the country, Tajik President's press service reported. Recently Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda ...

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  11. The crumbling value of the ruble currency is raising the cost of air...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... long-distance passenger train operator, said it would cancel trains to Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Tajikistan, Interfax reported Monday, citing Russian Railways' press service. Repeated calls to the Federal Passenger Company were left ...

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  12. 15:44 Family of five dies from carbon monoxide poisoning in Dushanbe suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | AkiPress

    Five people, including four minors, died from carbon monoxide poisoning on Tuesday in a suburb of Dushanbe, the press service of the Interior Ministry of Tajikistan reported. The residents of Simigandzh village in Vahdat district Nasiba Madzhidova, 29, and her four minor children died in sleep, getting carbon dioxide poisoning formed from the combustion of coal, the statement said.

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  13. 14:46 Tajikistan intends to request $32 million from Global Fund to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | AkiPress

    The National Coordination Committee for Prevention and Control of AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has prepared draft concept notes for funding under a new model of grant support from the Global Fund, the government told CA-News. These projects involve grants in the amount of 32 million dollars to finance prevention and control of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria for 2015-2017 in Tajikistan.

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  14. 12:59 Interior Minister of Tajikistan, Ambassador of Iran discuss cooperation in field of securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | AkiPress

    Minister of Interior of Tajikistan Ramadan Rakhimzoda and Ambassador of Iran Hujatullo Fagoni discussed issues of security cooperation at the meeting on Monday in Dushanbe, the press service of the Interior Ministry reported.

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  15. We Speak English: Tajik TV Stops Dubbing Hollywood FilmsRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    ... and "Bahoristan" -- are also now showing English-only films two days a week. Parvon Jamshed, the chairman of Tajikistan's Association of Teachers, says only 5 percent of the population speaks English today. Still, interest among many young people is ...

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  16. Dushanbe Court Judge Arrested For Alleged Bribe-TakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    Officials at Tajikistan's State Agency for Financial Control and Anticorruption Efforts told RFE/RL on December 8 that Dushanbe Economic Court Chairman Rahim Sharifzoda is suspected of extorting a $7,000 bribe in August in exchange for promising to revise a case and rule in favor of the bribe-payer.

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  17. 16:10 Driver involved in accident that resulted in three deaths arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | AkiPress

    ... ment said. According to the Interior Ministry, five road accidents, which killed eight people, were registered in Tajikistan over the past two days.

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  18. 13:59 Afghan, Tajik parliament speakers discuss cooperation issues in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | AkiPress

    Speaker of the lower house of Tajikistan's parliament Shukurjon Zuhurov and Speaker of House of the People of Afghan Parliament Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi discussed today the cooperation issues in Dushanbe. The sides discussed issues of expansion of cooperation between the parliaments of the two countries.

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  19. 11:01 ADB approves its first private investment in Tajikistan totaling $11 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | AkiPress

    The Asian Development Bank has approved its first private investment in Tajikistan, a package of equity and loans for Access Bank Tajikistan to support ABT's business growth and boost financing for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises , and services in the regions outside Dushanbe. The approved ADB financing of up to $11 million equivalent includes an equity investment of up to $3 million equivalent and loans of up to $8 million.

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  20. Dushanbe Considering Bill to Restrict NGO FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Inter Press Service

    The government of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, seen here addressing the UN General Assembly in September 2010, is considering legislation that could affect NGOs accepting funding from foreign sources. Credit: UN/Rick Bajornas - It looks like Tajikistan is following a regional trend by drafting legislation that may sharply restrict the activities of foreign-funded non-governmental organisations.

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