Tajikistan Newswire (Page 5)

Tajikistan Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tajikistan. (Page 5)

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  1. Russia Says New Gas Supply Routes to Greece, Italy Depend on EU DecisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Sofia News Agency

    ... and ensure deliveries and security for European consumers," TASS quoted Novak as saying on Friday in Dushanbe, Tajikistan where the 49th session of the CIS Electric Power Council is taking place. Novak noted that Russia sees interest in gas supplies ...

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  2. Punk's Not (Yet) Dead in DushanbeRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Transitions Online

    It's not easy being a punk in conservative Tajikistan, and the government's campaign to root out foreign elements in society and culture is not helping matters. "Our style is very unusual, even a bit frightening for our country," one of Dushanbe's few dozen punks tells IWPR .

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  3. 16:56 8th annual EU-Tajikistan Human Rights Dialogue runs in TajikistanRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | AkiPress

    The European Union and Tajikistan held the eighth round of annual Human Rights Dialogue in Dushanbe today, said the EU Delegation in Tajikistan in press release...

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  4. Tajikistan: US Issues Tepid Condemnation of IRPT TrialRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | EurasiaNet

    Condemnations have been rolling in over the past few days for the trial in Tajikistan that culminated last week with lengthy jail sentences for numerous opposition politicians. With palpable reluctance, the US Embassy joined in with the chorus on June 9 with a remarkably feeble statement on the proceedings at the widely condemned trial of the Islamic Renaissance Party's leadership.

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  5. 15:52 EU-funded workshop on compatibility of Tajik customs...Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | AkiPress

    A workshop on compatibility of customs legislation applied in Tajikistan with the provisions of the revised Kyoto Convention started on 8 June in Dushanbe, gathering national experts from the Customs Service under the Government of Tajikistan dealing with customs control arrangement, customs clearance and tariff regulation, legal issues and risk management...

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  6. 09:13 OSCE and Tajikistan outline priorities for cooperation in 2017Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | AkiPress

    The annual forum of the OSCETajikistan Task Force took place in Dushanbe on June 8, with high-ranking officials from the OSCE and the Tajik government as well as representatives of civil society highlighting their recent major achievements and identifying priorities for national and regional cooperation in 2017, said the OSCE in press release...

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  7. Tajikistan's First President Dies, Aged 84Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | EurasiaNet

    Qahhor Mahkamov, the first president of Tajikistan, who led the country until the eve of independence and at a time of profound political convulsions, has died at the age of 84. Mahkamov was born to a peasant family on April 16, 1932, in the northern city of Khujand, which produced much of Tajikistan Soviet elite. His career followed a classic Soviet trajectory.

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  8. 09:47 Tajik-OSCE ties reviewed in DushanbeRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | AkiPress

    Foreign Minister of Tajikistan Sirodjiddin Aslov on June 7 held talks with Director of the OSCE Conflict Prevention Center, Ambassador Marcel Peko, said the press service of the Foreign Ministry...

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  9. It's boys playing in men's leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Daily Star

    When Bangladesh take on Tajikistan in their home-leg fixture of the Asian Cup Qualifiers at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today, it will be more like damage control instead of any thought of overturning that massive 5-0 deficit against the vastly superior Central Asian nation. And ahead of the game, Bangladesh's Dutch coach Lodewijk de Kruif made no secret about that when he described his charges as 'primary school graduates playing at the university level'.

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  10. China reaps first gold at Tajikistan mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Dushanbe, Tajikistan: A Chinese-run gold mine in ex-Soviet Tajikistan has produced its first gold, state media reported Monday, highlighting Beijing's deepening interest in the impoverished Central Asian country's extractive sector. State television showed footage of Tajikistan's President Emomali Rakhmon clutching two gold ingots produced at the Pokrud gold mine and announced investments totalling $256 million at the mine to date.

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  11. 11:59 Customs and border officers of Tajikistan, Afghanistan,...Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | AkiPress

    Twenty two officials from customs and border agencies of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan completed the Risk Analysis and Management in Border Security Course at the OSCE Border Management Staff College in Dushanbe on June 3, said the OSCE in press release...

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  12. "Tajikistan is a Muslim state that has close economic, social and cultural ties with Iran."Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Jewish Press

    Knesset Members Sharren Haskel and Yoseph Yonah on Sunday concluded their official visit to Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, where they held a series of meetings with senior state officials, including the speaker of Tajikistan's parliament, the country's labor and agriculture ministers, and Members of Parliament. The Republic of Tajikistan is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an estimated 8 million people, bordered by Afghanistan and Pakistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east.

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  13. 15:06 Tajikistan crashes Bangladesh 5-0 in play-off match of AFC Asian Cup QualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | AkiPress

    Bangladesh conceded a humiliating 5-0 defeat to Tajikistan in their away play-off match of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers at the Republican Central Stadium in the Tajik capital Dushanbe on Thursday. Jahongir Ergashev scored in the 19th minute by a low angular shot from penalty area, 1-0, reports UNB news agency.

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  14. 13:57 Reduction of violence and discrimination against women living...Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | AkiPress

    The issues of reducing violence and discrimination against women living with HIV will be discussed in Dushanbe on June 4 at a round table discussion, reported the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia Tajikistan...

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  15. 09:39 National football team of Tajikistan beats Bangladesh 5-0Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | AkiPress

    The national team of Tajikistan on June 2 in the qualifying play-off match of 2019 Asian Cup has defeated the team of Bangladesh in Dushanbe with the score of 5-0, reported the Football Federation of the country...

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  16. 17:02 OSCE Office donates equipment to Tajik Border TroopsRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | AkiPress

    The OSCE Office in Tajikistan today donated equipment to the Border Troops of Tajikistan's State Committee for National Security that will be installed at border checkpoints in the newly-built terminal of Dushanbe International Airport to allow for advanced verification of passports, the OSCE said in press release...

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  17. Tajikistan court jails 2 opposition leaders for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - A court in Tajikistan has sentenced two leaders of the Central Asian nation's banned Islamic opposition party to life imprisonment over an alleged attempted coup. The Supreme Court on Thursday also sentenced another 12 top members of the Islamic Revival Party to jail terms of between two and 28 years at the end of a closed-doors trial that has been condemned by rights activists and the international community.

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  18. Tajkistan jails 13 leaders of Islamist party for up to life: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Daily Star

    This file photo taken on November 3, 2013 shows people waving Tajik flags in front of a giant poster depicting Tajikistan's President Emomali Rakhmon during a rally in support of Rakhmon in Dushanbe.

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  19. Tajikistan: Opposition Leaders Sentenced to Life in JailRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | EurasiaNet

    The leadership of what was once Tajikistan's last surviving genuine opposition party has been sentenced to lengthy prison terms, ending a trial that has sealed the country's inexorable descent into full-fledged authoritarianism. The Supreme Court in Dushanbe sentenced Mahmadali Hayit and Saidumar Khusaini, deputy leaders of the now-banned Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan, to life in prison, RFE/RL's Tajik service, Ozodi, reported on June 2. IRPT faced accusations that it was involved in an alleged attempted coup in September that authorities say was mounted by a disaffected deputy defense minister.

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  20. 14:37 OSCE Office supports charity event for children with disabilities in TajikistanRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | AkiPress

    To mark International Children's Day on 1 June 2016, the OSCE Office in Tajikistan supported charity events for children with disabilities in Dushanbe and the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region , said the OSCE in press release...

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