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  1. Tajik Leader Lambastes Security Forces For Not Preventing Deadly Attack On Foreign CyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has criticized the country's security forces for their "failure" to prevent" the killing of four foreign cyclists in late July. The attack on a southern mountain road in late July had been prepared for "half a year" and the suspects had been on the police's list of potential terrorists, Rahmon said in Dushanbe on November 10. Despite that, nothing was done to prevent the attack, the Tajik president said during an event devoted to the Day of Police.

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  2. 16:28 President Rahmon blames negligent police officers for deadly attack on foreign cyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | AkiPress

    "The attack on foreign cyclists on the Danghara-Dushanbe road occurred due to negligence of police officers and local security agency," President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon said at the public ceremony on November 10 on occasion of the Tajik Police Day, Radio Ozodi reports. President Rahmon slammed security agents and police officers in Nurek and Pyanzh district for failure to prevent attack on foreign citizens.

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  3. Yerevan, Baku differ on direct link set up to ease tensionsRead the original story

    Saturday | Groong

    ... leaders, Nikol Pashinyan and Ilham Aliyev respectively, on the side-lines of the CIS summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on 28 September. The two men reached a verbal agreement on taking measures to reduce tensions and prevent ceasefire violations along ...

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  4. 10:30 IS reportedly claims responsibility for deadly prison riot in northern TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AkiPress

    The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the high-security prison riot in northern Tajikistan, in which according to unofficial reports at least 22 people died. The news agency of militants Amaq said the prison riot in Khujand was organized by one of Islamic State gunmen.

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  5. Islamic State Says It Was Behind Deadly Tajik Prison RiotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Weekday Magazine

    The Islamic State group has claimed that one of its "fighters" was responsible for starting the deadly prison riot in northern Tajikistan on November 7. Sources close to the Tajik government and security officials told RFE/RL on November 9 that the riot at the prison in the city of Khujand was organized by IS supporters convicted of religious extremism and terrorism. Almost two days after the incident, there has still been no official reaction from the government.

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  6. Deadly Prison Riot Reported In Northern TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Weekday Magazine

    At least 22 people, including two guards, were killed when a riot broke out late on November 7 in a prison in Tajikistan's northern city of Khujand, sources close to local authorities told RFE/RL on November 8. It is still not clear what sparked the riot, which was quashed only after additional police forces were sent to the site. The body of one of the guards killed in the incident, 29-year-old Ehson Yoqubov, was buried in his native village of Pastighav on November 8, the village's head Shohkarim Muhammadiev told RFE/RL.

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  7. At least 20 dead in Tajik prison riot, say security sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Iol.co.za

    Around 20 prisoners and two guards were killed in clashes at a maximum security prison in Tajikistan's northern city of Khujand, two security sources told AFP on Thursday. The prison in Tajikistan's second-largest city is home to prisoners serving long sentences for serious crimes including extremism and murder.

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  8. Armenia Should Continue CSTO Chairmanship, Says Defense ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Groong

    ... reached between Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Dushanbe, Tajikistan last month has significantly decreased tensions along both the Armenia-Azerbaijan and the Artsakh-Azerbaijan borders. "Border ...

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  9. Karabakh Speaks Against 'All-For-All' POW Swap With AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Armenian Liberty

    ... rmenia and Azerbaijan for "implementing constructive measures in good faith" following their meeting in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on the margins of an CIS summit, and expressed support for the two countries' leaders' readiness to continue their dialogue.

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  10. Mediators Commend Armenia, Azerbaijan For 'Constructive Measures' On KarabakhRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Armenian Liberty

    International mediators promoting a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict have commended Armenia and Azerbaijan for "implementing constructive measures in good faith", and expressed support for the two countries' leaders' readiness to continue their dialogue as they issued a press statement after completing their five-day regional tour on Friday. The statement published on the official website of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's said that the Minsk Group's co-chairs Andrew Schofer, of the United States, Igor Popov, of Russia, and Stephane Visconti, of France, together with the personal representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk visited the region from 29 October to 2 November.

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  11. OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs hope for Armenia-Azerbaijan foreign ministerial meeting in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Groong

    ... Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev had reached certain agreements in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. "As far as I know during the Dushanbe meeting the Armenian PM and Azerbaijani president reached an agreement that dialogue ...

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  12. Russian FM Sergey Lavrov weighs in on possibility of involving...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Groong

    ... Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev had reached certain agreements in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. "As far as I know during the Dushanbe meeting the Armenian PM and Azerbaijani president reached an agreement that dialogue ...

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  13. Tajikistan's culture presented in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Today.Az

    Tajikistan has a very diverse culture attributed to its rich historical past. The culture of Tajikistan has developed over several thousand years.

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  14. OSCE promotes renewable energy, green technologies in TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Trend

    Renewable energy, green technologies, efficient use of resources, and harmonization of environmental legislation were the main topics studied during the training courses conducted by the OSCE Program Office in Dushanbe in October, the Tajik news agency Avesta reported. The OSCE Program Office in Dushanbe stated that the training courses in the cities of Bokhtar, Khujand, Khorog and the Rasht region contributed to the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Tajikistan.

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  15. 16:39 Central Asia Symposium on ICT in Education held in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | AkiPress

    The National Commission for UNESCO of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Ministry of Education and Science of Tajikistan held the Central Asia Symposium on ICT in Education on October 24-26 with UNESCO support, the Foreign Ministry said. In order to reach the 4th goal of sustainable development in education, the Central Asia Symposium on ICT in Education is regularly held with support of the UNESCO Office in Almaty and the Regional Bureau for Education in Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok.

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  16. Karabakh Mediators Meet With Armenian Leaders In YerevanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Armenian Liberty

    ... meeting of the Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders on the margins of a summit of post-Soviet leaders in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, in late September. Acting Armenian Prime Minister Pashinian and the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs addressed "the dynamics of the ...

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  17. 17:20 Turkmenistan, Tajikistan agree to complete construction of TAT railroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | AkiPress

    Turkmenistan and Tajikistan agreed to finish the construction of Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Turkmenistan railroad, the state news agency of Turkmenistan reports. Completion of the railroad was discussed on Friday during the meeting of the Tajik-Turkmen intergovernmental commission for trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation held in Dushanbe.

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  18. 14:24 EU urges Tajikistan to cease blocking access to news, social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | AkiPress

    The EU urged Tajikistan to cease blocking access to news and social media websites at the tenth EU-Tajikistan Human Rights Dialogue in Dushanbe on October 26. During the Dialogue the European Union welcomed the release of the jailed journalist Khairullo Mirsaidov and human rights lawyer Shukrat Kudratov. The EU also expressed appreciation for the active work of Zarif Alizoda, the Tajik Ombudsman for Human Rights and encouraged Tajikistan to strengthen independence of this human rights institution.

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  19. 16:49 China to provide $130 million for construction of Parliament,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | AkiPress

    China will provide a grant assistance for designing and construction of buildings of the Parliament and Government of Tajikistan in the amount of around $130 million. The preliminary agreement on the project was reached in September 2017 during state visit of President Rahmon to Beijing.

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  20. Kenya:AFC Leopards Appoint Serbian Head CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | AllAfrica.com

    Kenyan Premier League side AFC Leopards has appointed immediate former Township Rollers head coach Nikola Kavazovic as their new boss on a two year deal, replacing Argentine Rodolfo Zapata who is rumored to be headed the opposite way. The 43-year old Serb is expected in the country on November 5 and according to AFC Leopards management, he is expected to come in with his own assistant.

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