Tajikistan Newswire (Page 6)

Tajikistan Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tajikistan. (Page 6)

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  1. 14:08 Tajik-French interparliamentary cooperation discussed in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | AkiPress

    Ambassador of Tajikistan to France Homidjon Nazarov and Chairman of the Tajik-French Parliamentary Group of Friendship and Cooperation Senator Sylvie Goy-Chavent meet in Dushanbe May 27. Ambassador congratulated Senator on her new appointment and informed Goa-Chavent about creation of the Tajik part of the Parliamentary group of friendship and cooperation. Nazarov expressed his confidence that the establishment of inter-parliamentary group would give impetus to further development of bilateral relations.

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  2. Turkmenistan to up power supply to AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Today.Az

    ... voltage of 500 kilovolts. With the implementation of this ambitious project, the export of Turkmen electricity to Tajikistan and Pakistan via Afghanistan will become technically possible.

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  3. 10:06 USD falls against TJS 4.7-6.2% in Dushanbe in two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | AkiPress

    ... eciation. Russian ruble has also fallen in Dushanbe. Now, 1,000 rubles in some exchange offices in the capital of Tajikistan can be exchanged for 125-127 somoni, in others - for 120-122 somoni.

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  4. 09:32 Uzbek human rights defender Azamjon Formonov sentenced to five additional years in prison: FIDHRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | AkiPress

    Uzbekistan human rights defender Azamjon Formonov was sentenced to five additional years in prison, the International Federation for Human Rights said May 27. Mr. Formonov has already served ten years in one of the most severe detention facilities in Uzbekistan. Due to be released earlier this year, former Chairman of the Syrdarya regional branch of the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan , Azamjom Formonov was sentenced to five additional years in prison for alleged systematic violation of prison rules under Article 221 of the Criminal Code.

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  5. 09:19 OSCE Office in Tajikistan supports a high-level conference on regional anti-drugs cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | AkiPress

    The gathering was organized by the State Drug Control Agency with the support of the OSCE Office in Tajikistan and other stakeholders. The one-day event brought together some 300 high-level participants from Anti-Drug agencies of Afghanistan, Central Asia, Russia, Iran, Pakistan, South Korea, Turkey, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

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  6. Khalaf Al Habtoor eyes Tajikistan InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman, Al Habtoor Group welcomed Yousaf Bobokalonov, Head of Mission, Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in Abu Dhabi at his office on Al Wasl Road on Tuesday May 26, 2015. Al Habtoor invited Bobokalonov to a meeting after hearing about potential business opportunities in the Central Asian country.

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  7. bassador of Tajikistan, Governor of Cairo discuss cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | AkiPress

    Governor of Cairo Dr. Galal Said received Ambassador of Tajikistan to Egypt Khusrav Noziri on May 26, reports the Foreign Ministry of Tajikistan. Several issues of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting.

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  8. 10:26 Tajikistan-UN cooperation discussed in DushanbeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | AkiPress

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirodjidin Aslov and UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Tajikistan Alexander Zuev discussed cooperation, reports the press service of the Tajik MFA on May 26. They also paid attention to participation of UN delegation in the High-Level International Conference on the implementation of the International Decade for Action 'Water for Life', 2005-2015 set for 9-11 June 2015 in Dushanbe.

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 13:37 Uzbekistan and Tajikistan cannot agree on resumption of Dushanbe-Tashkent flightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | AkiPress

    An agreement on resumption of a flight from Dushanbe to Tashkent remains suspended, said Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty referring to Minister of Transport of Tajikistan Sherali Gandzhalzoda. Uzbekistan was preparing for the resumption of the flights but stopped the process of agreement implementation without explaining the reasons, according to the report.

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  20. Paratroopers From Russian-Led Military Alliance Start Snap DrillRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Groong

    ... reported that as part of the check, CRRF contingents would be airlifted to the exercise venue in the Republic of Tajikistan. The CSTO's CRRF compromises military contingents and formations of the special forces of CSTO member states - Armenia, ...

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