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17 hrs ago | AkiPress

11:49 Tajik Government to support TALCO as aluminum production falls down

The Government of Tajikistan will support the aluminum producer Tajik Aluminum Company TALCO as it has significantly reduced production of aluminum, said Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Negmadzhon Buriyev at a press conference in Dushanbe on Wednesday.

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21 hrs ago | Trend

Uzbek delegation to attend meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of SCO member-states

An Uzbek delegation headed by Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov arrived in Dushanbe to attend a meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member-states, a representative of the Uzbek foreign ministry told Trend on July 30. The meeting will take place on July 30-31.

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Yesterday | AkiPress

14:59 WB to allocate $24 million for commercialization of agriculture in Tajikistan

Approximately $24 million will be allocated by World Bank Group for the project of commercialization of agriculture in Tajikistan, said the WB office in Dushanbe.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

AkiPress

11:12 Talks between Lavrov, Aslov to focus on deepening strategic...

Negotiations of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Russia and Tajikistan in Dushanbe are aimed at further deepening of the strategic partnership between the states, the Russian Foreign Ministry's Information Department's commentary on the official visit of Russian FM Sergei Lavrov said.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Glacial Retreat in Tajikistan

Through July, experts were worrying about the Medvezhy glacier, which they thought might start advancing on villages in southeast Tajikistan as temperatures in this mountain region reach over 30 degrees.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Tajikistan's Islamic Opposition Feels Pressure

Tajikistan's leading opposition force, the Islamic Rebirth Party , has complained of a concerted government campaign designed to discredit and weaken it ahead of a parliamentary election due next year.

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Weekday Magazine

SCO Chief In Tajikistan Ahead Of Summit

The secretary-general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization has arrived in Tajikistan ahead of a meeting of the organization.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

AkiPress

12:21 China's Foreign Minister to pay official visit to Tajikistan

Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Tajikistan at the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirodzhidin Aslov, according to spokesman of the Foreign Ministry Qin Gang.

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AkiPress

09:27 National Coordinators of SCO member states complete their session in Dushanbe today

Session of the National Coordinators of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will be completed in Dushanbe on July 29, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan said.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Uzbeks Face Obstacles in Increasingly Tajik State

Akmal, a student in southern Tajikistan, is finding his university studies a struggle because the teaching is all in a language he has not fully mastered.

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AkiPress

17:48 Specialized Iranian exhibition planned for Dushanbe in mid-November

Specialized exhibition of Iran will be held in Dushanbe on 12-15 November this year.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

AkiPress

10:46 Tajikistan to continue financing Rogun HPP's construction

Financing of the Rogun HPP's construction will be continued from the state budget and issuance of shares of the plant, First Deputy Minister of Finance of Tajikistan Dzhamoliddin Nuraliyev told a press conference in Dushanbe.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

EurasiaNet

Boasting Of 'No Alliances,' Putin Appears To Forget CSTO

When Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed his security council on July 22, one statement in particular piqued the interest of Russia's allies -- er, friends: "Russia is fortunately not a member of any alliance.

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Trend

Sanctions against Russia may hit Tajikistan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 25 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: The U.S. and European sanctions against Russia may have a negative impact on Tajikistan's economy, Avesta.Tj reported with the reference to Tajik official.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

AkiPress

15:18 Construction of Coca-Cola Nushokihoi Tojikiston expected to be finished in April 2015

Minister of Industry and New Technologies of Tajikistan Shavkat Bobozoda said that construction of a soft drink producer, Coca-Cola Nushokihoi Tojikiston, will be completed in Dushanbe in April 2015.

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AkiPress

14:11 Tajik, Kyrgyz experts visit Estonia on border delimitation and demarcation

A five-day study visit to Estonia for participants from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan on good practices in border demarcation and delimitation concluded on July 23. The visit was organized jointly by the OSCE Office in Tajikistan and the OSCE Center in Bishkek, in close co-operation with the Geneva Center for Democratic Control of Armed Forces .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

EurasiaNet

Stalled Turkmenistan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan Railroad on Again

The idea of linking Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan by rail appears to have wheels once more, following reports earlier this year that the project was running short of steam.

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EurasiaNet

Sodiqov Charges Spur Worries about Academic Freedom

As news trickled out of Taijkistan on July 22 that the government was releasing, albeit with some restrictions, international scholar Alexander Sodiqov after five weeks in jail, a group of scholars and activists gathered at New York University to discuss the long-term effects of his detention.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Jihad Jitters in Tajikistan

Sightings of Tajiks among Islamist rebel fighters in Syria have created a new security headache for the government in Dushanbe.

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EurasiaNet

Tajikistan: Labor Migration Creates Orphan Conundrum

Tajik laborers gather in Khujand, northern Tajikistan, for a bus that will take them to Moscow.

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