4 hrs ago
Emergency Ministry: Earthquake in Uzbekistan caused no casualties or destruction
The earthquake that occurred in Uzbekistan on Saturday night at 3.18 caused casualties or damage, Ministry of Emergency Situations told Trend.
22 hrs ago
Central Asian Youths Found Among Fighters In Syria
Fighters from the Islamist Syrian rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra take up positions on the front line during a clash with Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo in December.
Thu May 23, 2013
UN official encourages Kyrgyzstan to tackle causes of 2010 inter-communal violence
Hundreds of people were left dead or injured by the clashes that began in June 2010 between ethnic Kyrgyz and ethnic Uzbeks.
Tajikistan Sheds Soviet Era, With Persian Pop, Wrestling, Goulash: Travel
A Nowruz celebration in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Thursday, March 21, 2013. The holiday of Nowruz, or the Persian New Year, is observed on the first day of Spring.
Wed May 22, 2013
Tajikistan: Aspiring Opposition Leader Arrested
Across the former Soviet Union, entrepreneurs may be skilled in the art of making money, but they soon find themselves out of their depth when it comes to the business of politics.
Emirates News Agency
Al Tayer heads UAE delegation at 38th Annual Meeting of IDB Board of Governors in Tajikistan
WAM DUSHANBE, 22 May, 2013 -- Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, is leading a UAE delegation to the 38th annual meeting of Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank in Tajikistan.
Tajik Opposition Leader Ordered Held In Pretrial Detention
A leading Tajik opposition figure and businessman has been been ordered held in pretrial detention for up to two months.
Sun May 19, 2013
Former Tajik Industry Minister Arrested
A Tajik businessman and former industry minister who recently announced he would create a new opposition party has been detained at the Dushanbe airport upon return from a trip abroad.
Mon May 13, 2013
Pak-Azerbaijan Business Forum for trade, business opportunities
Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Azerbaijan strongly desires to further enhance its bilateral, economic and commercial ties with Pakistan.
Sun May 12, 2013
Tajik Opposition Figure Accused Of Theft, Polygamy
Authorities in Tajikistan have opened two criminal cases against a former industry minister who recently announced he would create an opposition political party.
Wed May 08, 2013
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Tajikistan to Ban Cousin Marriage
A proposal to ban marriage between first cousins in order to reduce the number of babies born with genetic disorders is proving unpopular in Tajikistan, where such matches are traditional.
Tue May 07, 2013
'Cooperation in energy sector to energise Pak-Tajikistan relations'
Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Tajikistan has huge hydel power potential therefore Pakistan and Tajikistan could cooperate in this area to further enhance their bilateral relations.
French Unit To Pull Troops From Tajikistan
French troops in Dushanbe who have been performing repair and maintenance on NATO aircraft on route to or from Afghanistan will leave Tajikistan by July 1. Tajik news agencies reported on May 7 that the French Defense Ministry had informed Tajik authorities of the imminent withdrawal.
Iran's dam diplomacy
Iran's best known exports are oil, pistachios, caviar, and carpets, but over the past decade the Islamic Republic has quietly become a major force in dam construction.
Sun May 05, 2013
French Military Begins Withdrawal From Tajikistan
The small French air detachment in Dushanbe is leaving Tajikistan, as France carries out its withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Interview: Lack Of Data On Gay Men Impedes HIV Fight In Central Asia
It's been nearly two years since 26-year-old Tahmina Haidar found out she was infected with HIV, the virus that leads to AIDS.
Wed May 01, 2013
flydubai starts flying to Osh in Kyrgyzstan
Weekly flights are now offered on the route, which is the carrier's second to the country, as flydubai already operates thrice-weekly services to Bishkek.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Tajikistan: Is Moscow Getting Ready to Punish Dushanbe?
Russian politicians and state-controlled media outlets have been taking lots of potshots at Tajikistan lately.
VIDEO: Retro Russian cars parade in Tajikistan
More than 30 retro Russian cars and motorcycles have driven through the streets in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, as part of a parade to celebrate capital city day.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Some Jewish groups oppose Nablus as Boulder's sister city
Some Jewish organizations and residents are calling on Boulder to reject a request to make the West Bank town of Nablus the city's eighth sister city.