Tajikistan Newswire (Page 5)

Tajikistan Newswire (Page 5)

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

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  1. 09:09 Leaderships of CSTO drug control agencies arriving in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | AkiPress

    Heads of drug control agencies of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization are arriving in Dushanbe to hold a working session which will last until May 28, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan reports. In particular, representatives of the drug control agencies will take part in the session of the CSTO Coordination Council of Heads of the Competent Authorities to Combat Drug Trafficking and in the international high-level conference on narcotic threats.

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  2. Islamic Development Bank affiliate to support Tajik bank's conversion to sharia complianceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    ... Tojikiston decided to adopt the principles of Islamic banking . BRT is hoping to become the leading platform in Tajikistan to provide customers with new banking products without charging interest. The bank is studying the experience in the ...

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  3. Memo to Afghanistan: Don't forget RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    ... of Badakhshan and Kunduz as well as in Badgis, Faryab and Jowzjan have alarmed the Central Asian republics of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan which share over 2,000 kilometres of border with Afghanistan. Russia regards these republics as ...

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  4. 16:00 Tajik and Russian servicemen hold joint military exercise in Gorno BadakhshanRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | AkiPress

    ... Central Military District press center was cited by RIA Novosti as saying. The Russian military base deployed in Tajikistan is Russia's largest non-naval military facility outside the country. It was officially opened in Tajikistan in 2004 under a ...

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  5. 10:04 Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif expected to attend international water conference in TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | AkiPress

    Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif is likely to attend an international conference on water-related issues in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on June 9-11, Tajikistan Ambassador Sherali Jononov said at the media briefing in Islamabad. The Ambassador told media about the high-level gathering dubbed the international conference on the implementation of "Water for Life 2005-2015".

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  6. Tajikistan invites PM Nawaz to international water conference : May 22, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Daily Times

    * Tajikistan ambassador says conference will review implementation of international decade for action * 17 Pakistani companies have expressed keen interest in attending the conference ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to attend a ...

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  7. Tajikistan's Somon Air names new CEORead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Air Transport World

    Tajikistan-based Somon Air has named Eugenio Jaime Manzano as its new CEO. Manzano has held management positions for several carriers in Germany, including Garuda Indonesia and Qatar Airways.

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  8. Reporter's Notebook: After Years of Work in Russia, an Uzbek Wedding in TajikistanRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    Night was falling across the Ferghana Valley in northern Tajikistan, and when the sun rose again 27-year-old Anvar Aliev was due to be married. Anvar had seen his wife-to-be just twice in his life, and they had never actually spoken.

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  9. Report: Top Tajik Officer Arrested Trying to Join Islamic StateRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    The Islamic State has narrowly missed a chance to enlist its most high-profile Tajik recruit to date, according to a sensational report circulating in Tajikistan. According to TojNews, Turkish authorities have arrested the decorated commander of Tajikistan's Interior Ministry paramilitary squad , Gulmurod Halimov, who disappeared last month.

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  10. HIV/AIDS Corruption Is a Business for Central Asian BureaucratsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Global Voices Online

    ... countries with essential drugs to treat critical diseases, have been squandered by graft prone state agencies in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. On May 15, Vesti.KG reported that the Global Fund demanded Kyrgyzstan compensate it for a loss of over ...

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  11. Emomali Rahmon, World Bank executive directors discuss...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | AkiPress

    President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon has met with excecutive directors of the Word Bank in Dushanbe on May 16, the press service of the President reports. The World Bank's social and economic support for Tajikistan and easing impacts of external factors on the economy of Tajikistan were also discussed.

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  12. Russia flexes Central Asia military mightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Dushanbe---Russia has deployed hundreds of troops for drills in Central Asia with its ex-Soviet allies in a show of force as anxiety grows over a surge in fighting in neighbouring Afghanistan. Around 2,500 personnel from the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organisation are taking part in joint exercises due to run to Wednesday in Tajikistan.

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  13. 12:20 Workshop on simplifying and harmonizing customs procedures held in TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | AkiPress

    A five-day training on implementing a single window system in customs concluded in Dushanbe on May 15 at the OSCE Office in Tajikistan. The training familiarized government officials from the Customs Service and related ministries, as well as representatives of the private sector with using the recently-established electronic customs system to facilitate the export, import and transit of goods.

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  14. Tajikistan Closes Restive Tourist Region to ForeignersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    Tajikistan has banned foreigners from visiting its vast mountainous Badakhshan Province, the country's main draw for tourists and the scene of fighting between locals and government forces in 2012 and 2014 , Asia-Plus reports . The government claims it has stopped issuing permits to foreigners to visit the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast due to fighting across the border in Afghanistan.

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  15. Tajikistan Mulls Exams for Couples, Some Demand Virginity TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Aiming to prevent close relatives from marrying each other, officials in Tajikistan are considering legislation that would require couples to undergo a mandatory medical exam before tying the knot. The idea is to decrease the number of children born with debilitating illnesses and to address a burgeoning HIV crisis.

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  16. Russian Soldier Found Hanging in Tajikistan in Apparent SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    A Russian soldier serving at a military base in Tajikistan has been found dead in an apparent suicide, the Interfax news agency reported Thursday, citing the Tajik Interior Ministry. The body of the 21-year-old soldier, whose identity has not been disclosed, was found hanging from a tree across from the regional government building in the city of Qurghonteppa, located some 100 kilometers south of the Tajik capital of Dushanbe, the report said.

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  17. Russian, Belarusian, Central Asian Troops Practice Rapid Deployment To Afghan BorderRead the original story

    May 14, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    Troops from Russia and other members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization are taking part in snap exercises to practice quickly deploying to the border of Tajikistan. The exercise is taking place amid heightened tension in Tajikistan, as fighting in northern Afghanistan has -- according to some officials -- the potential to destabilize Central Asia.

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  18. Top Tajik Cop Goes Missing, Sparking Alarming ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    ... Gulmurod Halimov has been missing since April 23, when he told his wife he was going on a business trip. One of Tajikistan's most powerful police leaders has mysteriously vanished, baffling his family and leaving observers to speculate about where ...

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  19. Tajikistan Promises Amnesty for Returning JihadistsRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    ... carried on with the usual mass arrests of suspected Islamists. But there is a softer side to counter-terrorism in Tajikistan. On May 9 the Interior Ministry promised amnesty to Tajik militants in Syria and Iraq who wish to come home. The ministry ...

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  20. 09:32 CSTO summit suggested to be held in Dushanbe on October 8Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | AkiPress

    President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has offered to hold a meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on October 8 prior to the Astana summit of the CIS heads of state, Interfax reports. "To date, several dates of the meeting of the CIS heads of state in Astana have been suggested.

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