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23 hrs ago | AkiPress

14:35 Capital of Tajikistan Dushanbe celebrates its 90th anniversary

The main celebration event is holding the 5th international half-marathon. The mayor's office has spent over $40,000 on the marathon organization.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

AkiPress

16:42 Tajikistan, China sign memo on cooperation in combating terrorism, extremism and separatism

A Memorandum on Cooperation in combating terrorism, extremism and separatism was signed after the talks of Interior Minister of Tajikistan Ramazon Rahimzoda and Minister of Public Security of China Guo Shengkun in Dushanbe on Friday, the Interior Ministry's press service reported.

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Transitions Online

From Small Things

Visiting Olim Kamalov and Sarvinoz Khojaeva is a bit like stepping into medieval Tajikistan.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

China proposes to create SCO security center

China's minister of public security warned Thursday of new threats to member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization , a post-Soviet Eurasian security bloc, and proposed setting up a joint security center to deal with the challenges.

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Weekday Magazine

SCO Officials Meet In Tajikistan, Discuss Afghan Withdrawal

Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization have met in the Tajik capital to discuss regional security in the wake of the withdrawal of most foreign combat troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014.

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Turkmen president expected to pay official visit to Tajikistan

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov plans to pay an official visit to Tajikistan, a message from the Turkmen government said on April 16. This issue was touched upon during the negotiations with Tajikistan's Foreign Minister Sirodzhiddin Aslov at Turkmenistan's Foreign Ministry.

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NewEurasia.net

International award ceremony "Jilo" was held in Dushanbe

The results of international contest "Jilo" were announced in Dushanbe on April 12. The award "Jilo" is given annually since 2012 for the contribution in art and culture of Persian-speaking nations.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

AkiPress

16:02 Restrictions on power consumption completely removed in Tajikistan

Restrictions on power consumption introduced in Tajikistan in October 2013, were completely lifted, Open Joint Stock Holding Company Barki Tojik reported.

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17:13 Issues of preparations for X meeting of SCO Interbank Association to be discussed in Dushanbe

A meeting of coordinators and senior officials of member banks of the Interbank Association of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will be held in Dushanbe on April 17-18, according to the official website of Tajikistan's chairmanship in the SCO.

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Emirates News Agency

Tajikistani delegation notes MoL control policies to combat human trafficking

WAM DUBAI, 15th April, 2014 -- A delegation from the Republic of Tajikistan has recently visited the Ministry of Labour in Dubai seeking knowledge about their strategy and plans for tuning and regulating the labour market.

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Transitions Online

From Small Things

Visiting Olim Kamalov and Sarvinoz Khojaeva is a bit like stepping into medieval Tajikistan.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Emirates News Agency

Emirates Human Rights Association receives Tajik delegation

WAM DUBAI, 13th April, 2014 --Mohammed Hussein Al Hammadi, Deputy Board Chairman of Emirates Human Rights Association, has received high-profile delegation from the Republic of Tajikistan, which is paying an official visit to the UAE to acquaint with the best practices and efforts to tackle human trafficking crimes.

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AlertNet

At least six dead and more missing in Tajik mudslide

Six children have been killed and at least seven people are missing and presumed dead as a result of a mudslide in south Tajikistan, an emergency ministry spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

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Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railway project discussed in Ashgabat

Ashgabat hosted a meeting of the Joint Coordination Group on the Review of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan- Tajikistan railway construction project, the Turkmen government reported on April 10. "During the talks, the delegations of the two countries discussed the prospects of bilateral cooperation in the field of transport in the context of ... (more)

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Weekday Magazine

'Terrorist Act' At Tajik Aluminum Plant Prevented

Tajikistan's security services have reportedly prevented a terrorist act at the TALCO company, the largest aluminum plant in Central Asia.

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OSCE Presents Report On Tajik Presidential Election

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says Tajik authorities have not taken the organization's recommendations to provide proper conditions for holding a presidential election in the country.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

AlertNet

Tajikistan - Appeal court urged to overturn damages order

Reporters Without Borders calls on Tajikistan's justice system to overturn a ruling against the weekly Asia Plus and its editor, Olga Tutubalina, in a case brought against them by three intellectuals over an article quoting Lenin's criticism of the intelligentsia.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

AkiPress

15:35 Issue of removing restrictions on power consumption in Tajikistan to be resolved by week-end

Question of lifting of restrictions on energy consumption in Tajikistan, introduced in the country in October last year, will be resolved by the end of this week, open joint-stock holding company Barki Tojik told CA-News.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

NewEurasia.net

Exhibition "Az Nawruz to Nawruz"

A new exhibition called "Az Nawruz to Nawruz" is open to attend in the National Museum of Tajikistan.

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23:34 First ministerial consultations between Tajikistan and Latvia held in Dushanbe

Dushanbe hosted the first political consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia.

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