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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Tajikistan arrests dozens suspected IS recruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    DUSHANBE, Tajikistan: Prosecutors in the central Asian nation of Tajikistan said Wednesday that nearly 50 young men from banned Islamist groups have been arrested on grounds they were preparing to join jihadists in Syria. The men, aged between 20 and 30 and allegedly members of banned groups, were accused of "organising a criminal group for participating in armed conflicts or warfare in other countries," a statement by the regional prosecutor's office in northern Sogd region said.

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  5. Tajikistan arrests dozens suspected ISIS recruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Daily Star

    A file image made available by the jihadi Twitter account Al-Baraka news on June 11, 2014 allegedly shows militants of ISIS waving the Islamic Jihad flag and holding up their weapons in the Syrian town of Al-Hasakah. AFP PHOTO/HO/ALBARAKA NEWS DUSHANBE, Tajikistan: Tajikistan's prosecutors said Wednesday that nearly 50 young men from banned Islamist groups have been arrested on grounds they were preparing to join jihadis in Syria.

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  6. 10:05 Tajik Foriegn Minister meets with Indian AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | AkiPress

    Sirodjidin Aslov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, received Mr. Asith Bhattacharjee, the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Tajikistan at his request.

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  7. 10:00 Tajikistan's activities on human rights protection discussed in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | AkiPress

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirodjidin Aslov met with Head of OHCHR Europe and Central Asia Section in Geneva Hulan Tsedev, OHCHR Deputy Regional Representative for Central Asia Elisabeth da Costa, OHCHR Human Rights Officer for Central Asia Natalya Seitmuratova, UN Resident Coordinator in Tajikistan Alexander Zuev. During the meeting the issues of monitoring and implementation of Tajikistan's international commitments and cooperation with the UN special procedures in the field of human rights have been discussed.

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  8. Business-News-Schedule at 1330 GMT /8.30 Am EtRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Reuters

    ... - Vali Salimov quit his job at a Moscow supermarket last month after his salary was halved, and returned home to Tajikistan another migrant victim of Russia's economic downturn whose family livelihood now looks precarious. ...

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  9. Central Asian migrants feel the pain of Russia's economic downturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | AlertNet

    DUSHANBE/BISHKEK, Dec 2 - Vali Salimov quit his job at a Moscow supermarket last month after his salary was halved, and returned home to Tajikistan another migrant victim of Russia's economic downturn whose family livelihood now looks precarious. Salimov, like millions of other migrants, used to send much of his salary back home.

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  10. 15:48 Afghan parliament speaker to visit DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | AkiPress

    Speaker of the Lower House of the Afghan Parliament Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi will arrive in Tajikistan on December 3, reports Asia-plus. Afghan parliament speaker will meeting with Tajik Resident Emomamli Rahmon, Tajikistan's Lower House Speaker Shukurjon Zuhurov and visit the Upper House of the Tajik Parliament.

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  11. 11:49 Turkmen delegation visits Dushanbe for meeting on Aral SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | AkiPress

    Turkmen delegation visited Dushanbe to attend the next meeting of the interstate commission on sustainable development of the international fund for saving the Aral Sea, Minister of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan Babageldy Annabayramov said, the press service of the president reports. The meeting was attended by the leaders of environmental agencies of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, as well as representatives of the United Nations Environment Programme , UNDP, UNECE, World Bank, and others.

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  12. 11:25 Tajikistan awarded AFC President Recognition Award for Grassroots FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan' s Football Federation won the Asian Football Confederation President Recognition Award for Grassroots Football at the AFC annual awards ceremony that was held Sunday in Manila , the TFF press service said Monday. The AFC President Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa handed over the award to Hurshed Mirzoev, FFT first vice-president.

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  13. 09:58 Results of cooperation between Tajikistan and UN in 2014 discussed in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | AkiPress

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirodjidin Aslov met with UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Tajikistan Alexander Zuev, reports the press service of the Tajik MFA.

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  14. Tajikistan awarded AFC President Recognition Award for Grassroots FootballRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    Tajikistan' s Football Federation won the Asian Football Confederation President Recognition Award for Grassroots Football at the AFC annual awards ceremony that was held Sunday in Manila , the TFF press service said Monday. The AFC President Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa handed over the award to Hurshed Mirzoev, FFT first vice-president.

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  15. 14:30 Huawei Technologies of China promises to fix Safe City project's shortcomings in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | AkiPress

    Minister of Interior of Tajikistan Ramadan Rakhimzoda met with Vice President of the Huawei Technologies Company Amy Lin in Dushanbe last week. The Huawei Technologies has been working on the Safe City project in Dushanbe.

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  16. 13:12 Iran offers Tajikistan to form joint business councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | AkiPress

    The Tajikistan Commerce Chamber Chairman, Sharif Said, and Iranian Ambassador Khudzhatullakh Fagani discussed the cooperation prospects in Dushanbe last week, according to Tajik government's press service. "Expressing contentment with the positive and stable cooperation between the two countries, especially in the areas of trade and economy, Fagani said that the development of bilateral exchanges between Iran and Tajikistan will soon raise the level of mutual business partnership," the press service reported.

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  17. 10:28 OSCE conducts joint patrol medical course for Afghan and Tajik border officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | AkiPress

    ... Project by focusing on high quality training," said Ambassador Markus Mueller, Head of the OSCE Office in Tajikistan. The Afghan Embassy in Tajikistan and the Main Directorate of Border Troops of the State Committee on National Security of ...

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  18. Tajik Islamic Party Labels Sex Video An 'Attack' Ahead Of ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    A female member of Tajikistan's Islamic Renaissance Party is denying that the woman shown in a scandalous sex video is her. "It's not me, and obviously the person who has made this video has had only one aim -- to discredit me," says Ghalati Barotova, a 51-year-old grandmother and IRP activist in rural Vose district in southern Tajikistan.

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  19. 13:12 Tajik security agency says it has revealed a group of students involved in Group 24Read the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan's National Security Committee said it has identified a group of students of the Kulyab State University involved in Group 24 extremist organization, according to the Tajik service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on Friday. The representatives of the Committee met with Kulyab University students to address issues of stopping enrollment of young people into the ranks of extremist groups.

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  20. 17:11 Tajikistan, Czech Republic vow to expand bilateral tiesRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | AkiPress

    The protocol on cooperation between the Foreign Ministries and agreement on cooperation in health care sector were signed following the Tajik-Czech top level talks held on November 26 in Dushanbe. The two Presidents expressed satisfaction over the held talks, noted interest of two countries in strengthening and expansion of friendly ties and multifaceted cooperation.

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