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2 hrs ago | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Tajikistan's Islamic Opposition Feels Pressure

Tajikistan's leading opposition force, the Islamic Rebirth Party , has complained of a concerted government campaign designed to discredit and weaken it ahead of a parliamentary election due next year.

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2 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

SCO Chief In Tajikistan Ahead Of Summit

The secretary-general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization has arrived in Tajikistan ahead of a meeting of the organization.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Emomali Rahmon

Mon Jul 28, 2014

AkiPress

12:21 China's Foreign Minister to pay official visit to Tajikistan

Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Tajikistan at the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirodzhidin Aslov, according to spokesman of the Foreign Ministry Qin Gang.

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AkiPress

09:27 National Coordinators of SCO member states complete their session in Dushanbe today

Session of the National Coordinators of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will be completed in Dushanbe on July 29, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan said.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Uzbeks Face Obstacles in Increasingly Tajik State

Akmal, a student in southern Tajikistan, is finding his university studies a struggle because the teaching is all in a language he has not fully mastered.

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Related Topix: Asia

AkiPress

17:48 Specialized Iranian exhibition planned for Dushanbe in mid-November

Specialized exhibition of Iran will be held in Dushanbe on 12-15 November this year.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia

Sun Jul 27, 2014

AkiPress

10:46 Tajikistan to continue financing Rogun HPP's construction

Financing of the Rogun HPP's construction will be continued from the state budget and issuance of shares of the plant, First Deputy Minister of Finance of Tajikistan Dzhamoliddin Nuraliyev told a press conference in Dushanbe.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

EurasiaNet

Boasting Of 'No Alliances,' Putin Appears To Forget CSTO

When Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed his security council on July 22, one statement in particular piqued the interest of Russia's allies -- er, friends: "Russia is fortunately not a member of any alliance.

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Trend

Sanctions against Russia may hit Tajikistan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 25 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: The U.S. and European sanctions against Russia may have a negative impact on Tajikistan's economy, Avesta.Tj reported with the reference to Tajik official.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Azerbaijan,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

AkiPress

15:18 Construction of Coca-Cola Nushokihoi Tojikiston expected to be finished in April 2015

Minister of Industry and New Technologies of Tajikistan Shavkat Bobozoda said that construction of a soft drink producer, Coca-Cola Nushokihoi Tojikiston, will be completed in Dushanbe in April 2015.

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AkiPress

14:11 Tajik, Kyrgyz experts visit Estonia on border delimitation and demarcation

A five-day study visit to Estonia for participants from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan on good practices in border demarcation and delimitation concluded on July 23. The visit was organized jointly by the OSCE Office in Tajikistan and the OSCE Center in Bishkek, in close co-operation with the Geneva Center for Democratic Control of Armed Forces .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

EurasiaNet

Stalled Turkmenistan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan Railroad on Again

The idea of linking Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan by rail appears to have wheels once more, following reports earlier this year that the project was running short of steam.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan,

EurasiaNet

Sodiqov Charges Spur Worries about Academic Freedom

As news trickled out of Taijkistan on July 22 that the government was releasing, albeit with some restrictions, international scholar Alexander Sodiqov after five weeks in jail, a group of scholars and activists gathered at New York University to discuss the long-term effects of his detention.

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Related Topix: New York University, World News, Asia, Barnard College

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Jihad Jitters in Tajikistan

Sightings of Tajiks among Islamist rebel fighters in Syria have created a new security headache for the government in Dushanbe.

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EurasiaNet

Tajikistan: Labor Migration Creates Orphan Conundrum

Tajik laborers gather in Khujand, northern Tajikistan, for a bus that will take them to Moscow.

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Weekday Magazine

Detained Tajik Researcher Released, Asked To Stay In Dushanbe

Detained Tajik researcher Aleksandr Sodikov has been released from jail on July 22 after spending 36 days in pretrial detention in Dushanbe.

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AkiPress

16:21 Alexander Sodiqov released from jail in Tajikistan on July 22

The researcher said that he was treated in custody well. "Conditions in the pretrial detention facility were very good: there was good food there, wardens treated me well."

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AkiPress

11:34 Dushanbe to host conference on microfinance issues in September

Conference on microfinance in Tajikistan to discuss financial availability in balance with protection of consumers' rights will be held in Dushanbe on September 25, Chairman of the Association of Microfinance Organizations Farkhod Akbarov said on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AkiPress

15:00 Tajik President receives Federal Minister for Water and Power of Pakistan

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon yesterday met here with the Federal Minister of Water and Power of Pakistan, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, the President's website reports.

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Iranian president expected to visit Tajikistan and Kazakhstan

Rouhani is expected visit Tajikistan to hold talks with senior Tajik officials and take part in the upcoming summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization which will take place in the Tajik capital city of Dushanbe on September 12-13, the country's Mehr news agency reported on July 22. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is a Eurasian ... (more)

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