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  1. 12:42 EU to support pension reform in Tajikistan until 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AkiPress

    The European Union-funded project - Technical Assistance to Support Pension Reform in Tajikistan - was launched in Dushanbe on May 19, the European Delegation in Tajikistan reported. The project will run over three years and will provide support to the Agency for Social Insurance and Pensions in the areas of Information and Communications Technology, legal reform, actuarial projections, and training and capacity building for ASIP staff.

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  2. Tajikistan's Anti-Corruption Drive Sign of Internal Feud?Read the original story

    Monday | EurasiaNet

    Even after weeks of a seemingly monumental wave of corruption-related arrests in Tajikistan, state media has maintained a studied silence on the issue. With the prevailing orthodoxy among the nation's leadership being that internal squabbles are not for public airing, independent media have taken the initiative, but not always with happy results.

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  3. Chinese idea brings in rich innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | China Daily

    ... jointly started the construction of the Zhongtai New Silk Road Agriculture and Textile Industrial Park in Tajikistan's Dangara Basin. After just over three years, the industrial park has transformed from blueprint to reality. Three Chinese ...

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  4. Podcast: For Central Asia, 'OBOR' Means 'China,' And All That Comes With ThatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Weekday Magazine

    ... percent of Kyrgyzstan's foreign debt and an amount Kyrgyzstan will be hard pressed to repay. Similarly, China is Tajikistan's biggest creditor, with Dushanbe now owing more than $1 billion, more than 40 percent of that Central Asian country's ...

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  5. Eurasian economic integration's initial rapid progress ends- reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Arka News Agency

    ... Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Tajikistan. -0-

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  6. WFP Welcomes Canadian Earth Group Support for School Meals in TajikistanRead the original story

    Thursday May 18 | PressReleasePoint

    The United Nations World Food Programme in Tajikistan in partnership with Caritas Switzerland ) hosted a five-day visit for an organisation that raises money for school meals - the Canadian Earth Group - in Dushanbe and Muminabad 13 to 17 May 2017. Muminabad is one of 52 districts in Tajikistan where WFP provides school meals.

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  7. Tajik President Slams Brakes On Well-Heeled Students Behind The WheelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Weekday Magazine

    Tajikistan had given prior warning that it was not cool with the idea of university students driving to school, but it seems the kids were not paying attention. To get their point across, the authorities have resorted to publicly shaming violators, and to leave no room for confusion the president himself has called for their expulsion in the future.

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  8. China Nonferrous Gold UK Regulatory Announcement: Operational UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Business Wire

    ... provide an update in due course. The Pakrut gold project, of which CNG has 100 per cent ownership, is situated in Tajikistan approximately 120km northeast of the capital city Dushanbe. Pakrut is located within the Tien Shan gold belt, which extends ...

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  9. 15:59 Uzbekistan imports Kyrgyz potato to reduce pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | AkiPress

    One kg of potatoes in Tashkent is sold for 6-6.5 thousand sum in the Chorsu market today, while earlier it cost 7-8 thousand sum per kg. According to ex-Minister of Kyrgyzstan, Doctor of Economics Jumakadyr Akeneyev, about 100,000 tons of potatoes have been exported from Kyrgyzstan to Tajikistan and Uzbekistan over the last months referring to the Customs Service of Kyrgyzstan.

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  10. 13:37 Four Russian bombers redeployed to TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | AkiPress

    Russia's Sukhoi Su-24M bombers have been redeployed to Tajikistan to take part in the Dushanbe-Anti-Terror-2017 exercises, Colonel Yaroslav Roshchupkin, reports TASS news agency with reference to an aide to the Russian Central Military District commander. "A flight of the Su-24M tactical bombers has performed a flight from the Shagol airbase in southern Urals to the Ayni airfield in the Dushanbe suburb having covered more than 3,000 kilometers.

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  11. Tajikistan: Travel Ban on Rights LawyerRead the original story

    Tuesday May 16 | PressReleasePoint

    Tajik border guards on the Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border on May 14, 2017, prevented a prominent human rights lawyer from leaving the country, Human Rights Watch and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee said today. Tajik authorities should immediately rescind the ban on Fayzinisso Vohidova and immediately and unconditionally release three other human rights lawyers imprisoned or detained on politically motivated charges.

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  12. Probeg club hosts amateur runner event in Ala-ArchaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | NewEurasia.net

    ... Kyrgyz edition of Radio Liberty - Radio Azattyk - for a long period of time. Published in Russian. Mountains of Tajikistan - kellyinthemountains.blogspot.com This is a Kelly Beck's blog. As a CIDA intern with MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development ...

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  13. Rahmat GO O gle! Kyrgyz finally gets on Google TranslateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | NewEurasia.net

    ... Kyrgyz edition of Radio Liberty - Radio Azattyk - for a long period of time. Published in Russian. Mountains of Tajikistan - kellyinthemountains.blogspot.com This is a Kelly Beck's blog. As a CIDA intern with MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development ...

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  14. My Kyrgyzstan: the way I see itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | NewEurasia.net

    ... Kyrgyz edition of Radio Liberty - Radio Azattyk - for a long period of time. Published in Russian. Mountains of Tajikistan - kellyinthemountains.blogspot.com This is a Kelly Beck's blog. As a CIDA intern with MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development ...

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  15. 10:11 Tajik FM defends disputed Roghun Hydro-Energy projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan's Foreign Minister Sirojidin Aslov has defended his country's Roghun hydroelectric station project, which has been questioned by neighboring Uzbekistan for years, the RFE/RL said. Aslov told reporters in Brussels on May 15 that Dushanbe has always taken into account the "interests of our neighboring downstream countries."

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  16. New Bank Serves as Financial Catalyst for Central Asia's "Belt and Road" DevelopmentRead the original story

    Monday May 15 | EurasiaNet

    ... US$1.73 billion to support 13 projects in eight countries, including the former Soviet states of Azerbaijan and Tajikistan. Tajikistan stands to benefit from a project to improve roads, including a route connecting Tajikistan and neighboring ...

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  17. Tajik Foreign Minister Defends Disputed Roghun Hydro-Energy ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Weekday Magazine

    Tajikistan's foreign minister has defended his country's Roghun hydroelectric station project, which has been questioned by neighboring Uzbekistan for years. Foreign Minister Sirojidin Aslov told reporters in Brussels on May 15 that Dushanbe has always taken into account the "interests of our neighboring downstream countries."

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  18. Made in Uzbekistan Brand Wows TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Transitions Online

    When a delegation of traders from Uzbekistan recently came to show off their wares in Tajikistan, it caused a minor sensation. From EurasiaNet.org.

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  19. 11:56 Best practices in international cooperation on border security discussed in TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | AkiPress

    ... four mid- to senior-level officials from border and customs agencies from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan participated in the course. "International co-operation on border security is a key factor in ensuring open and secure ...

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  20. 10:03 U.S. Embassy donates $6 million to Tajikistan's border guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | AkiPress

    The U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan Elisabeth Millard, Chairman of the State Committee for National Security General-Lieutenant Saymumin Yatimov, and 1st Deputy SCNS Chairman and Commander of the Border Force of Tajikistan General-Lieutenant Rajabali Rahmonali attended the handover ceremony of $6 million in vehicles, communications equipment, and thermal cameras to the Main Border Guard Department under the State Committee on National Security of the Republic of Tajikistan, the U.S. Embassy reports. This assistance will be used to increase the ability of Tajikistan's Border Guards to identify and interdict narcotics crossing along Tajikistan's borders.

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