Tajikistan Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. How The 'Rosetta' Comet Discovery Narrowly Avoided The Soviet DustbinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    ... and initially even wanted to throw the plate out," Gerasimenko, who now works at the Institute of Astrophysics at Tajikistan's Academy of Sciences in Dushanbe, recalled in a 2004 interview with the Tajik news agency Asia-Plus. Luckily, she ...

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  2. 19:19 Financing of terrorism acquires new forms threatening world - " National Bank ChairRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | AkiPress

    Money laundering and financing of terrorism acquire new forms and threaten to stability of many countries in the world, Tajikistan's National Bank Chairman Abdudzhabbor Shirinov told a conference in Dushanbe on occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Eurasian group on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism . Tajikistan achieved significant success in fight against money laundering and financing of terrorism for a short period of time, he said.

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  3. Tajik Mullahs Raise Funds For Ruling Party HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    Mosques and mullahs in southern Tajikistan are either in a charitable mood, trying to get on the president's good side, or both. In recent weeks, they have collected nearly $13,500 for the construction of a new local headquarters for President Emomali Rahmon's People's Democratic Party in Tajikistan's Qumsangir district.

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  4. 16:36 Tajikistan, UNDP work on new country programRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | AkiPress

    The strategic results for the program preparation were identified at the two-day seminar in Dushanbe that concluded on November 11. The Drug Control Agency of Tajikistan suggested to foresee assistance in implementation of the national strategy for against drugs until 2020 during preparation of a new country program. Further implementation of the national strategy envisions support of other regional programs aiming to increase border management and drug fighting capacity, Drug Control Agency Deputy Director Halim Mahmudzoda said.

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  5. 16:03 Iran interested in projects in mining industry, construction, transport in TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | AkiPress

    Deputy Foreign Minister of Tajikistan Nizomiddin Zohidi met with Iran's Razavi Khorasan Province Governor Alireza Rashidiyan visiting Dushanbe to discuss cooperation, the Tajik Foreign Ministry said. Rashidiyan expressed interest of the private sector and industrial centers of Khorasan to implement joint projects with Tajikistan in mining industry, construction, transport sector, delivery of modern technologies.

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  6. 15:15 12 terrorists detained in Tajikistan who recruited young people to fight in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | AkiPress

    More than 10 were detained in connection with the arrest of the leader of the terrorist organization in northern Tajikistan, which recruited young people for participation in hostilities in Syria against Bashar al-Assad. Twelve were detained in total, the leader of the group among them, 28-year-old Istaravshan native Nazhimiddin Shamsiyev.

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  7. 16:43 Tajikistan asks Russia's assistance in release of Tajik doctor abducted in YemenRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | AkiPress

    The Foreign Ministry of Tajikistan said on November 8 it closely monitors the situation with abduction of Tajik doctor Gulruhsor Rofiyeva in Yemen. "The Tajik Foreign Ministry closely monitors the situation with abduction of Tajik citizen Gulruhsor Rofiyeva in Yemen and makes every possible effort to achieve her release," the Ministry said in its statement.

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  8. 15:55 St. Petersburg, Dushanbe sign memo on cooperation in labor migrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | AkiPress

    St. Petersburg and Dushanbe administrations signed the memorandum of cooperation regarding migration issues following the talks between Dushanbe Mayor Mahmadsaid Ubaidulloyev and St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko on November 7. Depending upon workforce quotas, workers will receive special training in Tajikistan at enterprises. They will be also trained in Russian language and culture.

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  9. 10:47 Tajikistan, China sign 4 cooperation documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | AkiPress

    Four new documents were signed between Tajikistan and China following the top level Tajik-Chinese talks held in Beijing on November 7, reports the Tajik president's press service. The countries signed the intergovernmental agreement on extension of a concessional loan by China to Tajikistan, agreement between the Export-Import Bank of China and Finance Ministry of Tajikistan on concessional loan for construction of the section of the Dushanbe-Kurgan-Tube railway, construction of the second unit of the Dushanbe-2 combined heat and power plant, construction of the plants manufacturing cryolite, aluminum fluoride, sulphate acid as part of modernization of the Tajik Aluminum Company .

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  10. 13:06 Chinese company to rehabilitate road along Tajik-Afghan borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | AkiPress

    President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and Director General of China Road and Bridge Corporation Lu Shan discussed prospects of implementation of collaborative projects at the meeting on November 7 in Beijing. CRBC carried out several big projects in Tajikistan already, including construction of the Shahriston tunnel and rehabilitation of Dushanbe-Khujand-Chanak road , the Tajik president's press service said.

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  11. 16:32 President of European Bank for Reconstruction, Development to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | AkiPress

    President of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti will visit Tajikistan on November 17-18, the Tajik Foreign Ministry reported.

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  12. 16:18 Saint Petersburg Governor to visit DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | AkiPress

    A visit program includes Poltavchenko's meeting with Russian Ambassador to Tajikistan Igor Lyakin-Frolov on November 7, he will also lay a wreath at the monument to Ismoili Somoni and Eternal Flame in Victory Park. The Governor will hold talks with Chairman of Dushanbe Mahmadsaid Ubaydulloyev, after which they will take part in opening ceremony of St. Petersburg Days in Tajik capital.

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  13. 13:40 Tajikistan marks 20th anniversary of adoption of country's ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | AkiPress

    The Tajik Constitution was adopted by the national referendum on November 6, 1994. It has been amended twice through national referendum as well in 1999, bicameral parliament was established, and in 2003, the term of office of the President was extended from 5 to 7 years, and allowed Emomali Rahmon, who rules the country since 1992, to stay in office until 2020.

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  14. 11:59 Import of eggs, chicken meat decreased in connection with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | AkiPress

    Production of eggs and chicken meat has increased due to introduction of new poultry farm for ten months of this year, said Mashokir Nazarov, Director of the enterprise Ptitseprom of the Tajik Agriculture Ministry, the Avesta reported on November 5. More than 168.6 million of eggs and 800 tons of chicken meat were produced since the beginning of this year. The egg production has increased by 16.2 million compared to the same period in 2013, which led to reduction of products import from abroad, Nazarov added.

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  15. 09:44 Dushanbe to host meeting of Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering, Terrorism FinancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | AkiPress

    The 21st plenary meeting of the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism will be held in Dushanbe on November 10-14, the Tajik National Bank said on Wednesday. The meeting is expected to involve more than 200 delegates from EAG member states - Belarus, India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

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  16. Rahmon Says Freedom Of Speech 'Respected' In TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    Tajik President Emomali Rahmon says freedom of speech exists in his country because there are "hundreds" of private media outlets in Tajikistan. At a ceremony for the Tajik Constitution's 20th anniversary in Dushanbe on November 5, Rahmon said Tajikistan has 307 private and 209 state-owned publications, 49 private and 19 state broadcasting outlets, as well as dozens of private news agencies.

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  17. 15:58 Three medalists of football championship among youth teams of Tajikistan definedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | AkiPress

    The leader of the championship is FC Istiklol 46 points, FC Vakhsh takes the second place 32 points, and the third position was gained by FC Daleron 28 points.

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  18. 14:39 Russia allocates $6.7 million for welfare improvement of 1 million people in TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | AkiPress

    Russia has allocated $6.7 million for welfare improvement of 1 million people living in nine rural districts of Tajikistan through the United Nations Development Program , UNDP Office in Dushanbe said. Russian Ambassador to Tajikistan Igor Lyakin-Frolov and UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative in Tajikistan Alexander Zuev signed appropriate document on November 4. Zuev said the project envisages a number of measures to promote employment and entrepreneurship development in nine districts of Sughd, Khatlon regions and Rasht valley.

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  19. 09:48 Preparations for upcoming visit of Czech President to Tajikistan discussed in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | AkiPress

    Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Aslov met with Director of the Department of Foreign Affairs at the Office of the Czech President Hynek KmonA ek, reports the Tajik Foreign Ministry. The sides discussed prospects of the Tajik-Czech relations in various spheres, expansion of the bilateral legal framework, regional security, situation in Afghanistan, and preparations for the forthcoming official visit of the Czech President to Tajikistan.

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  20. Reducing Tensions on Central Asian BordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    When small conflicts fail to escalate into big ones, it does not make the headlines. The leaderships of two Central Asian states, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, have successfully navigated their way through months of tensions on their common border, although there is still much to be done to address the roots of conflict on the ground.

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