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  1. 11:01 Over 100 vehicles evacuated after avalanche hits Dushanbe-Khujand roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | AkiPress

    More than 100 vehicles were trapped after 40 avalanches and heavy snowfall hit the Dushanbe-Khujand road on January 28, reported Avesta news agency.


  2. Leek based charity delivers thousands of pounds worth of equipment to TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Your Leek Paper

    Members of a charity have returned home after delivering thousands of pounds worth of equipment to help people in need in central Asia. Its management team are chairman Alf Wilson, former fire and rescue service area commander for the Moorlands; vice-chairman Councillor Chris Wood, who is the Labour leader on Staffordshire Moorlands District Council; and firefighters Gary Dumighan and Paul Radcliffe.


  3. Firefighter Chris Roper, from Winchester Fire Station, in Tajikistan on training missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Andover Advertiser

    WINCHESTER firefighter Chris Roper is part of a five-man multi-skilled team tasked with training a nation's emergency services to be prepared for disasters of any kind. The elite squad has taken equipment to Tajikistan, and is training the crews in water, rope and boat rescue as well as USAR techniques.


  4. A hopeful Aga sagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Economist

    THE region of Badakhshan, which covers most of the eastern half of Tajikistan but hosts barely 3% of its population, is probably the poorest bit of the former Soviet Union's poorest country. Scraping a living at the rugged western end of the Pamir mountains, its people feel remote from the government in Dushanbe.


  5. 18:16 UCA's SPCE elebrates 10th anniversary recognizing 100 Learners in NarynRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | AkiPress

    The University of Central Asia's School of Professional and Continuing Education hosted its fourth graduation ceremony on 24 June 2016 in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic. Twelve learners graduated from SPCE's Academic Achievement Programme , which helps prepare Grade 7-11 students for admission to universities in the Kyrgyz Republic and abroad through the in-depth study of Conversational and Academic English, Mathematics and Information Technology .


  6. 14:11 30 investment projects worth $254 mln being implemented in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous RegionRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | AkiPress

    Some 30 investment projects worth 2 billion somoni (more than $254 million) are under the process of implementation in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, reported President of the country Emomali Rahmon during his trip to the city of Khorog, the press service of the President said...


  7. Adventure road: 7 days on Central Asia's Pamir HighwayRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 |

    Celebrated as one of the planet's most intrepid road trips, this 2,038-kilometer-long road navigates through the sands of Central Asia into the heart of isolated ranges. The appeal of staying in local homestays and immersing in the Muslim culture is what brought us to this semi-paved, high-altitude trail, home to about 120,000 Pamiri minority people.


  8. 7 days on Central Asia's Pamir HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | CNN

    The Pamir Highway is a 2,038-kilometer-long road through the sands of Central Asia into the heart of isolated ranges. The road turns into rough and at times dangerous dirt and gravel when entering the Wakhan Corridor in Afghanistan .