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15:49 Attraction of U.S. investment in Tajikistan's economy considered in Dushanbe

Attraction of the U.S. investment in Tajikistan's economy was considered during a meeting of Minister of Economic Development and Trade Sharif Rakhimzoda with U.S. Ambassador Susan Elliott.

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Yesterday | AkiPress

11:13 Cooperation prospects between Tajikistan, Sudan discussed in Dushanbe

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Nizomiddin Zokhidov received Sudan Ambassador Mohammad Elias Mohammad al-Haq, who arrived on a working visit to Dushanbe.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

AkiPress

16:08 Tajikistan to host annual festival of honey and melon

Traditional Melon and Honey Festival will take place on 24 August in all regions of Tajikistan, and on 30 August in Dushanbe, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture reported.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

AkiPress

11:38 Active follower of Salafi movement detained in Dushanbe

The Interior Ministry of Tajikistan detained a resident of Dushanbe, 25, on suspicion of public calls for violent change in the constitutional system, the press service of the Ministry said.

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14:40 Mayor of Dushanbe criticizes preparation for celebrations of...

Mayor of Dushanbe Makhmadsaid Ubaidulloyev criticized activities of the relevant agencies responsible for the preparation of the capital for celebrations of the 23rd anniversary of the Tajikistan's independence.

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12:22 Tajikistan, China set to sign declaration on deepening strategic partnership in September

Signing of a joint declaration on deepening of strategic partnership was considered at a meeting between Tajikistan Ambassador to China Rashid Alimov with Vice Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping, the Embassy reports.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

AkiPress

10:29 Tajikistan's Dushanbe introduces women-only taxis

Tajikistan's Dushanbe has introduced a new service of taxi for women driven by a woman as well.

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DPRK Players Back Home

DPRK players returned home Sunday after taking part in the 11th World Junior and the 6th World Veteran Taekwon-Do Championships held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

AkiPress

16:34 More than 20 people injured after ammonia chloride leak in Tajikistan

More than 20 people have suffered after the leakage of ammonia chloride occurred at an reinforcement plant in the village of Arbobkhotun in Rudaki district.

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12:41 Dushanbe to host all-round exhibition of Chinese products

Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tajikistan Sharif Said yesterday met with Chinese business delegation of the Third Agricultural Division of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps , reports the press service of the CCI of Tajikistan.

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11:12 Tajikistan remains one of important trade partners of Poland - " Embassy

Poland imports cotton and its products from Tajikistan making more than 80% of the total Tajik production supplied to Poland.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

AkiPress

17:05 Resident of Dushanbe accused of human trafficking

In December 2013, the young people invited 23-year-old woman to leave for Dubai .

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

EurasiaNet

Tajikistan Struggles to Stem Rise of Jihadi Recruits

Tajik men board a flight from Dushanbe to Russia in June 2013. Many of the Tajik militant jihadis fighting in Syria either fly through Russia on their way to the conflict or are recruited while they are migrant workers in Moscow, from where they eventually travel to Turkey before crossing the border into Syria.

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11:44 President of Mongolia to visit Dushanbe in September

President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj will visit Dushanbe on September 11-12 to attend the Summit of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization , reports Asia-Plus with reference to the source in the Government of Tajikistan.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

AkiPress

15:39 Tajikistan's fighter wins gold at ITF Taekwondo World Championship in Dushanbe

The 2nd place went to Japanese fighter Totsuka Tetsuheda, and the 3rd third one was shared by Franco Rivero from Puerto Rico and Sergey Kim from Russia.

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13:59 Total amount of accumulated Russian investments in Tajikistan exceeds $1.6 bln

Russia remains a major investment partner of Tajikistan for several years with a total volume of investments accumulated of $1.6 billion, reported the Russian Embassy in Dushanbe.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

AkiPress

16:58 Dushanbe residents to study results of assessment studies for Rogun HPP

Dushanbe mayor Makhmadsaid Ubaidulloyev has given the go-ahead to a meeting of experts from Poyry Energy Ltd with the public of the Tajik capital.

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Central Asia Prepares For Afghan 'Threat'

Kyrgyz members of the joint Rapid Deployment Forces take part in military exercises at the Ala-Too training ground, some 20 kilometers outside Bishkek, in August.

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Iran and Tajikistan discuss cooperation

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 7 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister Nizomiddin Zohidi held a meeting with Iranian Energy Deputy Minister Ismail Mahsouli who is on visit to Dushanbe, Tajik Foreign Ministry reported on August 7. Within the meeting, the parties exchanged views on ways directed at further strengthen of bilateral ... (more)

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Rossia Segodnya Expected To Open Bureau In Tajikistan

RFE/RL's Tajik Service reports that Rossiya Segodnya -- whose mission is to cover Russian state policy and public life for foreign audiences -- will also launch a news website in the Tajik language.

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