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  1. Tajikistan's New Roots MusicRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Transitions Online

    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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  2. 16:59 University of Toronto researcher still detained in TajikistanRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | AkiPress

    Just over a month ago, Alexander Sodiqov, a PhD student in political science at the University of Toronto, set out to do field research in his native Tajikistan.

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  3. Detained Tajik Researcher Sees Mother, LawyersRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    ... for National Security in Dushanbe on July 15. Sodikov, 31, a Tajik national residing in Canada, was detained in Tajikistan's southern city of Khorugh on June 16, shortly after speaking with civil society activists there. Sodikov said he had been ...

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  4. Telegram of condolences to the President of Russian Federation Vladimir PutinRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | UAport

    The President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon sent a telegram of condolences to the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, which reads, in particular: "Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, I was deeply saddened to hear about the tragedy in the Moscow subway, which entailed numerous human casualties and injured people.

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  5. This Russian Journalist Fears "Spy Scares" may Migrate North from TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Global Voices Online

    ... Sodiqov's doctoral work, reasons : As NATO forces leave Central Asia, Canada and the West should not leave Tajikistan to Russian influence, if that influence means authoritarian abuses of power and deepening kleptocracy. We need to partner with ...

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  6. 10:03 Supreme Court of Tajikistan convicts 17 people on charges of extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | AkiPress

    17 people have been sentenced by the Supreme Court of Tajikistan in the first half of 2014 on the charges of extremism, Chairman of the Court Nusratullo Abdulloyev told a press conference in Dushanbe on Monday. Abdulloyev added that the country's ...

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  7. Tajikistan: Foreign Minister's UK Visit Overshadowed by Researcher's ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    Two weeks after Tajikistan's secret police arrested researcher Alexander Sodiqov on bogus treason charges , Tajikistan's foreign minister visited London for a series of long-planned bilateral talks.

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  8. 15:45 U.S. dollar exchange rate stable in TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | AkiPress

    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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  9. 11:15 10.07.14 More than 30 people reportedly infected with anthrax in UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | AkiPress

    More than 30 people were hospitalized in Khavast district of Uzbekistan's Syrdarya region with a diagnosis of anthrax.

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  10. Tajiks Labour Migrants Confused About StatusRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    ... or arrive at the other end. Since 2012, when Russia began clamping down on immigrants' work and resident status, Tajikistan's migration agency has distributed information and run an online information service allowing people to check whether they ...

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  11. Death Reported in New Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Border SkirmishesRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    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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  12. Tajikistan's Prostitution Crackdown Worries ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    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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  13. Tajikistan: Researcher's Arrest Connected to Anti-Western MoodRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    What led Tajikistan's security services to suspect a respected researcher of treason and arrest him last month? The answer can be found in recent developments in Tajikistan, and indeed across the former Soviet Union.

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  14. Tajikistan produced over 361.5 thsd tonnes of grainsRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | Agricultural Market

    As of July 6, Tajikistan harvested 361.5 thsd tonnes of grains, declared the press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan.

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  15. 16:17 04.07.14 Tajikistan starts water discharge from Nurek damRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | AkiPress

    ... Nurek dam slightly exceeds 890 meters. This is enough to produce more than 45 million kWh of electricity a day. Tajikistan is discharging water from the biggest Nurek HPP every year since 2010. Tajikistan can't export electricity to Kazakhstan and ...

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  16. Rouhani to visit Tajikistan in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Tehran Times

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

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  17. "How I Almost Became a Spy": This Tajik Editor-in-Chief...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Global Voices Online

    ... his support. As conveyed via a press release of the GKNB [successor to the KGB] in GBAO [the autonomous region of Tajikistan where Alex was arrested], Alexander was arrested June 16 in Khorog for carrying out a task for the secret service of a ...

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  18. 16:23 Dushanbe workshop promotes regional approach to transnational challenges in Central AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | AkiPress

    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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  19. 16:27 Tajikistan, China discuss major investment projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | AkiPress

    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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  20. 09:03 EDB to increase its charter capital up to $7 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | AkiPress

    ... was attended by the Ministers of Finance of Armenia, Kazakhstan, Russia, the Kyrgyz Republic, and the Republic of Tajikistan. The ministers approved the new version of the EDB Strategy for 2013-2017,including the updated section on the macroeconomic ...

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